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Fifth Astro Hack Week

Posted by baffa on Apr 04, 2018 - 06:17 PM
The fifth Astro Hack Week will be held at the Lorentz Center at Oort, Leiden, The Netherlands, from August 6 to August 10, 2018.

International Meeting on Quasars

Posted by baffa on Oct 27, 2016 - 04:17 PM
The International Meeting titled QUASARS AT ALL COSMIC EPOCHS will be held in Padua (Italy) from 2th to 7th April 2017.

30th Tango community meeting

Posted by baffa on Apr 27, 2016 - 12:39 PM
The 30th Tango community meeting will be held in Toulouse from 21st of until the 23rd of June 2016. It will be hosted by ONERA, France.

Conference on Scientific and Statistical Database Management

Posted by baffa on Apr 15, 2016 - 04:14 PM
The 28th International Conference on Scientific and Statistical Database Management (SSDBM 2016) will be held on July 18-20, at Budapest, Hungary

A Survey on Software Use in Astronomy

Posted by baffa on Aug 28, 2015 - 12:02 PM
An article, titled Software Use in Astronomy: an Informal Survey has been published on arXiv (arXiv:1507.03989).

Debian-Astro Sprint at DebCamp 2015 in Heidelberg

Posted by baffa on Jul 04, 2015 - 05:40 PM
The Debian Astronomy Working Group aims to package and maintain astronomy related software for the Debian/GNU operating system. We are planning a (one-day) debian-astro sprint at the DebCamp in Heidelberg, 14 August 2015. Debian "sprints" are developer meetings to work on specific parts and having fun doing so.

ADASS XXV

Posted by baffa on Jul 02, 2015 - 05:15 PM
The ADASS XXV (Astronomical Data Analysis Software and Systems) Conference will be held on 25-30 October 2015 at the Rydges World Square, Sydney, NSW, Australia

Debian-Astro Sprint at DebCamp 2015 in Heidelberg

Posted by baffa on May 08, 2015 - 05:40 PM
The Debian Astronomy Working Group aims to package and maintain astronomy related software for the Debian/GNU operating system. We are planning a (one-day) debian-astro sprint at the DebCamp in Heidelberg, 14 August 2015. Debian "sprints" are developer meetings to work on specific parts and having fun doing so.

Black holes, jets and outflows

Posted by baffa on Mar 27, 2013 - 05:55 PM
The conference titled Black holes, jets and outflows will be held at Kathmandu, Nepal, on 2013 October 14-18.

Astronomy and Computing Journal

Posted by baffa on Jun 25, 2012 - 11:34 AM
Astronomy and Computing is a new journal linking the growing area of astronomy with computer sciences and information technology.

Astrophysics Source Code Library

Posted by baffa on Feb 07, 2012 - 09:18 AM
Astrophysics Source Code Library (ASCL) takes an active approach to sharing astrophysical source code.

Workshop on "ELTs in the era of Surveys"

Posted by baffa on May 26, 2011 - 05:35 PM
The workshop Feeding the Giants: ELTs in the era of Surveys, will be held in the Ischia Island, Italy, from August 29 to September 2.

Jenam2011 EAS Symposium

Posted by baffa on May 03, 2011 - 09:29 AM
The Jenam2011 EAS Symposium Combined Radio/X-rays Approaches to Relativistic Astrophysics will be held at St. Petersburg, on 7-8 July, 2011.

The AstroShare Wiki

Posted by baffa on Sep 21, 2010 - 02:39 PM
The AstroShare Wiki represents part of an effort to encourage communication within the astronomical software community. A number of people have put some effort into getting this started in the hope others will add to it and that it will grow to become a useful resource for the sharing of information and experience within our community.

Millennium Simulation - the largest model of the Universe

Posted by baffa on Jun 06, 2005 - 09:10 AM
The Virgo consortium, an international group of astrophysicists from the UK, Germany, Japan, Canada and the USA has released first results from the largest and most realistic simulation ever of the growth of cosmic structure and the formation of galaxies and quasars. In a paper published in Nature, the Virgo Consortium shows how comparing such simulated data to large observational surveys can reveal the physical processes underlying the build-up of real galaxies and black holes.

New release of Scisoft

Posted by baffa on Feb 24, 2004 - 09:26 AM
A new release of Scisoft for Linux is now available. The latest version, Scisoft v5, is only available for Linux Redhat 9.x. Scisoft is a project within ESO to provide a collection of astronomical software utilities, mostly public domain tools, in a uniform way at all four ESO sites. It is also available, on request, to the general astronomical community.

Desktop Universe new release

Posted by baffa on Dec 09, 2003 - 05:27 PM
Main Sequence Software announced, in a press release, the availability of a new version of its software Desktop Universe.