Please join us at NAM 2019, Tuesday, 2nd July, and submit an abstract
Engaging the public and schools with science through the solar system
J. Coxon, H. Mason, R. Walsh, M. Archer
Engaging the public and schools with research into the physics driving the Sun, and its effect on the Earth and other planets, is more important than ever.… continue to the full article
We would like to encourage abstract submission to the NAM session “Explosive Energy Release in the Solar Atmosphere”.
The solar atmosphere is constantly storing and impulsively releasing energy across a range of scales, from small-scale spicules and jets to larger-scale confined and eruptive flares.… continue to the full article
On March 8th, we are holding an RAS Discussion Meeting on “Transitioning Research and Instrument Expertise in Heliophysics into Space Weather Monitoring Capabilities at L1 and L5” that is specifically targeting the exploitation of our research and instrumentation into space weather applications, in particular, associated with the ESA Lagrange mission and the associated NASA L1 mission.… continue to the full article
Northumbria University is currently advertising a position for a Vice-Chancellor Fellowship within the Department of Mathematics, Physics and Electrical Engineering. The disciplines of Astrophysics and Mathematics are contained within this Department. Vice-Chancellor Fellows are permanent academic positions with a significant focus on research in the first three years of the appointment, then moving to a Lecturer/Senior Lecturer position after that time.… continue to the full article
A symposium to celebrate the 200th anniversary of the birth of Charles Piazzi Smyth
The Royal Society of Edinburgh, 3-4 September 2019
Charles Piazzi Smyth, second Astronomer Royal for Scotland (1846-1888), had a career that took him to the Cape of Good Hope, Tenerife and Egypt and encompassed interests spanning mountaintop observation, photography, spectroscopy, meteorology, metrology and pyramidology.… continue to the full article
We would like to encourage abstract submission to the NAM2019 session ‘Connecting MHD Wave Research from the Sun to the Magnetospheres’.
This cross-disciplinary session aims to bring together MHD waves experts from both solar and planetary physics. The goal is to encourage the transfer of knowledge between research fields that share areas of commonality but often remain disparate.… continue to the full article
The council would like to congratulate David Pontin (University of Dundee) on being promoted to Professor.
Congratulations Professor Pontin!… continue to the full article
2020 Sun-Climate Symposium
“What is the Quiet Sun and What are the Subsequent Climate Implications?”
Jan. 27-31, 2020 * Tucson, Arizona
We are pleased to announce the 2020 Sun-Climate Symposium, which is sponsored by the Sun-Climate Research Center, a joint venture between NASA GSFC and LASP at the University of Colorado.… continue to the full article
The online registration system for the 2019 Royal Astronomical Society National Astronomy Meeting is now open.
NAM2019 will be held at Lancaster University between Sunday 30 June – Thursday 4 July 2019. Delegates can register for the full meeting (four days) or for individual days.
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Fifth UK-Ukraine-Spain Meeting on Solar Physics and Space Science (UKUS), Kyiv, Ukraine
Monday 26th August – Friday 30th August 2019
Registration deadline – 1 July 2019
Abstract submission deadline – 15 July 2019
The meeting will cover a broad range of aspects of solar physics, space science and solar-terrestrial relations.… continue to the full article