News

Launching EU H2020/SPACE project NEMESIS

Launching EU H2020/SPACE project NEMESIS

NEMESIS aims to readjust the current classification scheme and its characteristic timescales so that it is concurrent with the most recent observational and theoretical constraints. To meet these goals NEMESIS will compile the largest, panchromatic dataset comprising of all young…

Starting FFG-funded project FORMES

Starting FFG-funded project FORMES

After long negotiations, the FFG-funded project FORMES, is about to start at the Department of Astrophysics, University of Vienna. Formation and early Evolution of Stars (FORMES) is an innovative project that will build and leverage on the large amount of space…

A panchromatic view of protoplanetary disks

A panchromatic view of protoplanetary disks

In our recently accepted publication we describe the content and basic properties collection of panchromatic datasets of 85 protostellar sources including T-Tauri sources, transitional disks and HAeBe protostars.  This possibly represents the largest and most complete collection of its kind.  Each…

Teacher Training & Astronomy Education

Teacher Training & Astronomy Education

From Thursday 16th to Saturday 18th of August 2018, a teacher training for secondary level teachers will be offered shortly before the General Assembly of the International Astronomical Union. During this teacher training, four topics will be introduced in teaser…

XXX IAU GA hosted in Vienna

XXX IAU GA hosted in Vienna

This August, Vienna will welcome more than 3000 astronomers from over 88 countries at the general assembly of the International Astronomical Union. The conference includes also several events for the local community, free and open to the public. I am…