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3 New non staff positions at IAPS

November 19th, 2014 | Posted by admin in Bandi | IAPS - (Comments Off)

Three new non staff positions opened at IAPS: Bando 2014-35-BS, Bando 2014-36-AR and Bando 2014-31-TD23.
For more info: read this page

Rosetta and the day of the landing

November 12th, 2014 | Posted by admin in All news | IAPS | scienza@IAPS - (Comments Off)

On the 12th of November, the lander Philae of the ESA Rosetta mission will land on comet 67P.
After separation, Philae sent to Earth the first CIVA image of Rosetta at 15:30 (in the box).

Follow the event at ESOC on ESA website:

Two new Post doc positions at IAPS

October 24th, 2014 | Posted by admin in All news | Bandi | IAPS - (Comments Off)

Two new positions opened in IAPS: 2014-30-AR “Analysis of turbulence, intermittency and complexity in space and solar plasmas, and their relationship with solar activity”  and 2014-29-ARCalibration of ELENA instrument, part of SERENA suite on board BepiColombo mission”.
For more information visit this page.

XII Congress of Planetology

October 21st, 2014 | Posted by admin in All news | IAPS | Meetings - (Comments Off)

From the 2nd to the 6th of February 2015 the XII Congresso Nazionale di Scienze Planetarie will take place in Bormio. The Congress is organized by the Osservatorio Astrofisico di Torino with IAPS’ support.
The website of the Congress is at this link (in italian).

Aurora Exhibit at the Science Festival in Genova

October 21st, 2014 | Posted by admin in All news | didattica e divulgazione | IAPS - (Comments Off)

IAPS participates to the exhibit “THE POLAR AURORA, EIGHTH WONDER OF THE WORLD?” produced by Leading Edizioni, Officina Eventi. The exhibit will be on show at the Science Festival of Genova (25th of October, 2nd of November) and afterward in Rovereto, at the Civic Museum until the 11th of january 2015.
For more details (in italian) read this page.

Angioletta’s crater on Vesta

October 18th, 2014 | Posted by admin in All news | IAPS | scienza@IAPS - (Comments Off)

The name “Angioletta” was recently given to the crater in the image on the left on asteroid Vesta, to honour Angioletta Coradini, Director of IFSI and PI of many instruments flying in the solar system. The name was approved during last Dawn Team Meeting, the NASA mission that hosts Angioletta’s VIR instrument.

Athena X-IFU Meeting

October 17th, 2014 | Posted by admin in All news | IAPS | scienza@IAPS - (Comments Off)

From the 28th to the 30th of October in ARTOV, the “Athena X-IFU Consortium Meeting #2″ will take place.
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