Light reflected off a satellite mistaken for a distant gamma-ray burst
Astronomers from AMU Astronomical Observatory Institute have found a satellite debris which was mistaken for a gamma-ray burst (explosion of a very massive star) in the most distant galaxy known to date. If it was really a gamma-ray burst, … Continued
PhD scholarship within the National Science Center PRELUDIUM BIS project
Astronomical Observatory Institute, Faculty of Physics, Adam Mickiewicz University, Poznań is seeking a PhD student for the project PRELUDIUM BIS funded by the National Science Centre led by prof. UAM Anna Marciniak. Details can be found here.
Virtual Summer School – “Asteroid Photometry”
Europlanet 2024 Research Infrastructure is pleased to announce the virtual summer school “Asteroid Photometry” that will take place virtually hosted by Vilnius University (Lithuania) and Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznań, (Poland): 16-27 August 2021 The aim of the course is … Continued
PhD scholarship and postdoc within the National Science Center SONATA BIS project
Astronomical Observatory Institute, Faculty of Physics, Adam Mickiewicz University, Poznań is seeking a PhD student and a postdoc for the project SONATA BIS funded by the National Science Centre led by prof. UAM Michał Michałowski. Details can be found here about the PhD and postdoc funding.
Machine-learning methods lead to the discovery of rare “quadruply imaged quasars” that can help solve cosmological puzzles. With the help of machine-learning techniques, a team of astronomers has discovered a dozen quasars that have been warped by a naturally occurring … Continued