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Talk by Dr. Rob Ivison


•Dr. Rob Ivison is the Science Director of the European Southern Observatory.

Dr. Rob Ivison

The Astronomy Nucleus at UDP along with the Astronomy Group at UNAB, will have a new talk on Thursday, September 11th, at 12:00 hrs, in the main auditorium of the Engineering Campus at UDP.

The speaker will be Dr. Rob Ivison, Science Director of the European Southern Observatory (ESO) – the main joint Astronomical organization of Europe and the most productive observatory in the world.

Ivison studies the formation and evolution of galaxies,  mainly through far-IR and sub-mm observations, and is and astrophysics faculty member at the University of Edinburgh.

Dr. Ivison will start by talking about “ESO in 2014”, and then will move on to a talk entitled “Dusty, high-redshift starbursts – the genesis of the massive local population?”.