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Applications for PhD 2020 open (deadline Oct 15)

The Ph.D. is 4 years long and students are expected to start research activities during their first semester in one of the following research areas: Planetary systems: extrasolar planets, high-contrast imaging, planet formation, protoplanetary disks, and laboratory astrophysics of cosmic dust. Stellar and Galactic astronomy: galactic archeology, stellar spectroscopy, stellar evolution, and galactic transients. Extragalactic astronomy: Active Galactic …

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New ALMA Image Reveals Migrating Planet in Protoplanetary Disk

A team of astronomers, including UDP Lucas Cieza, have created new ALMA image that reveals migrating planet in protoplanetary disk. A new high-resolution image from the Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array (ALMA) features a protoplanetary disk with an isolated outer region composed of an intricate system of thin rings and gaps, instead of the wide and …

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New Faculty Position open at the Nucleo de Astronomia

The Astronomy Nucleus of Universidad Diego Portales is looking to hire a new faculty member at either the Assistant or Associate level position. The requirements are a Ph.D. in astronomy or a closely related field and a demonstrated ability and commitment to excellence in independent research. Experience advising PhD students is desirable, and expected for …

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La sombra del agujero negro supermasivo

Roberto Assef y Claudio Ricci, Investigadores Núcleo de Astronomía Universidad Diego Portales, escriben la siguiente columna en La Tercera relacionada con el anuncio importante de la primera imagen de un agujero negro tomada en la Historia. Los agujeros negros son algunos de los objetos más fascinantes y misteriosos que se pueden encontrar en el Universo: …

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Curso [suspendido]”Galaxias a través del Tiempo Cósmico: Formación, Evolución y Cuásares”

IMPORTANTE: DEBIDO A FALTA DE QUORUM, SE SUSPENDE ESTE CURSO ABIERTO Quienes se hayan inscrito y hayan cancelado el monto de inscripción, serán contactados por e-mail para recibir la devolución. Agradecemos el interés de quienes se inscribieron, y esperamos volver a retomar los Cursos Abiertos prontamente. Nos complace anunciar el tercer curso abierto a todo …

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Atacama Dessert, a unique place for Astronomy but also for Mining

Twilight in Chuquicamata, the largest copper mine of the World which operates in the Atacama dessert Like in Astronomy, women have been underrepresented in the Industry and Engineering dedicated to mines.  For that reason, Codelco (Chilean coorporation for Copper exploitation),  celebrated not only the international women’s day this year, but dedicated the entire month of …

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