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Massive Solar Flare

Posted by baffa on Oct 29, 2003 - 11:45 AM

Aspen 2004 summer workshop

Posted by baffa on Oct 29, 2003 - 10:57 AM
There will be an Aspen 2004 summer workshop on "The Formation of Supermassive Black Holes", 6-27 June 2004. The workshop is timed to follow the 2004 AAS meeting in Denver, which we hope will facilitate travel arrangements for some.

Conference on Image and Video Retrieval

Posted by baffa on Oct 28, 2003 - 11:40 AM
The III International Conference on Image and Video Retrieval will be helt at Dublin, Ireland, in July 21st-23rd, 2004. Now they have issued a call for paper.

Red Hat release Enterprise Linux 3.0

Posted by baffa on Oct 23, 2003 - 08:58 AM
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3.0, released Wednesday, is the company's second edition of Linux specially designed for corporate users that prize stability. The company says that the new version of the operating system runs Java software and databases faster, can run on mainframes and several other new machines, takes advantage of powerful 32-processor hardware and comes with better programming tools. You can find an article on Cnet.

The EU publishes Open Source Migration Guidelines

Posted by baffa on Oct 22, 2003 - 11:44 AM
The EU, by means of IDA (Interchange of Data betwheen Administrations), publishes practical guidelines for migrating to Open Source Software.

Dying software technologies

Posted by baffa on Oct 21, 2003 - 09:49 AM
Computerworld published on Oct 20, an article on some widely used technologies that seems doomed or are forseen as dying. Skysoft team do not share all opinions with the articolist, but we feel the article is worth reading.

Workshop on The Evolution of Starbursts

Posted by baffa on Oct 21, 2003 - 09:39 AM
The 331 Wilheln und Else Heraeus Seminar on The Evolution of Starbursts will be held on August 16 - 20, 2004, at the Convention Center of the German Physical Society, Bad Honnef, Germany.

SPIE 49th Annual Meeting

Posted by baffa on Oct 21, 2003 - 09:30 AM
The next SPIE Annual Meeting will be held from 2 to 6 August 2004 at Denver (Colorado, USA) and now it is the time of the call for papers. The annual meeting will comprises 66 Conferences in remote sensing and space technology, optical systems engineering, signal and image processing,ecc.

Last Alpha Server

Posted by baffa on Oct 19, 2003 - 10:42 AM
HP announced the availability of the last and most powerful model in the AlphaServer line, a 64-processor model. (From Cnet)

Mandrake Linux 9.2 released

Posted by baffa on Oct 17, 2003 - 07:36 PM
Mandrake has released the version 9.2 of its distribution. Really interesting is the availability, besides the usual standad editions, of a new flavor of this distribution, the Discovery version, a 2-CD office/multimedia product for beginners which comes without any server capability.

INFRA/ERA 2003 conference

Posted by baffa on Oct 17, 2003 - 10:33 AM
The INFRA/ERA 2003 conference (International Conference on Research infrastructures: Centres of exchange, training and excellence for the European Research Area) will take place in Trieste (Italy) on 21st November 2003. Detailed information (including the registration form) is available at the web site of the conference.

First China manned space flight succesfully

Posted by baffa on Oct 16, 2003 - 10:36 AM
SpaceDaily is reporting that China's historic first manned space mission has ended with the safe return of its first astronaut Lieutenant Colonel Yang Liwei, 38, who landed just before 6.30am Beijing time (22:30 UTC 15/10/2003) at the designated recovery zone north east of Beijing. The capsule has been recovered and opened and the pilot is very much alive, 'and doing autographs'.(from slashdot).

Skysoft presented at Adass XIII

Posted by baffa on Oct 08, 2003 - 12:40 PM
Skysoft will be presented at the annual Astronomical Data Analysis Software & Systems (ADASS) conference. This year the conference will be held at Strasbourg (France). The full poster is available here (A3 version 7Mb).

Adass Conference XIII

Posted by baffa on Sep 30, 2003 - 11:42 AM
The ADASS 2003 conference will be held in Strasbourg, France at the Strasbourg Congress Center from 13-15 October, 2003. The conference is hosted by Centre de Donnees Astronomiques de Strasbourg (CDS).

COSPAR meeting on High-Energy Radiation from Black Holes

Posted by baffa on Jan 12, 2003 - 07:00 AM
The meeting on High-Energy Radiation from Black Holes - from Supermassive Black Holes to Galactic Solar Mass Black Holes will take place in the frame of the 35th COSPAR Scientific Assembly, to be held in Paris, France, over the period 18-25 July, 2004.

Photon Bose-Einstein condensate!

Posted by baffa on Jun 16, 2019 - 01:15 PM
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