The DiRAC Resource Allocation Committee 13th Call for Proposals is now open. The UK theory and modelling communities in Astronomy and Cosmology, Astrophysics, Particle Physics and Nuclear Physics are invited to apply for computational resources on the STFC DiRAC HPC Facility.… continue to the full article
The Virtual Solar Observatory (VSO) team is pleased to announce that the following data are now available via VSO clients.
1. FOXSI – data from the three FOXSI rocket flights.
2. PSP/WISPR Encounter 3 data. Note that data from previous encounters are also available.… continue to the full article
The National Physics PhD Student Network, in collaboration with the Institute of Physics, aims to bring PhD students in Physics together in a friendly, social environment, to support each other, raise concerns and share positivity. It has been created by two PhD students, and it aims to be a space for PhD students to connect, be supported and gain strength in numbers.… continue to the full article
A group of postgraduate students at the University of Oxford have put together an action plan for increasing the representation and inclusion of BAME individuals (those from ethnic minorities) in the Earth and Planetary Sciences. This report, together with the department response, will be launched on Monday 29 June at 4pm.… continue to the full article
A new Science Vision and Infrastructure Roadmap for European Astronomy
Work is underway to develop a new, combined Science Vision and Infrastructure Roadmap, looking at the next 20 years of European astronomy, building upon the previous versions & updates delivered by Astronet (Science Vision, Infrastructure Roadmap).… continue to the full article
The SunPy Project is happy to announce the release of SunPy 2.0! SunPy is an open-source Python library for Solar Physics data analysis and visualization. With this release, the 1.0 and 1.1 releases will no longer receive bug fixes and we encourage everyone to upgrade to 2.0.… continue to the full article
The 4th seminar will be held on 16th of June, 2020, 11:00 am (UK time)
Speaker: Prof Mitchell Berger (University of Exeter)
Title: Magnetic helicity: decompositions and methods of localization
Zoom link: https://zoom.us/j/95338171418
Meeting ID 953 3817 1418
Magnetic helicity is an ideal MHD invariant; it measures geometric and topological properties of a magnetic field.… continue to the full article