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Looking through Chandra's eyes

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Looking through Chandra's eyes

Published: 29 November 2019

This revolutionary X-ray telescope has unprecedented spatial resolution, comparable to ground-based optical telescopes for the first time. Read what Belinda J Wilkes, Director of the Chandra X-ray Center has to say about the project.

International Committee minutes

International Committee minutes News

International Committee minutes

Published: 21 February 2019

The RAS International Committee has been meeting and here's what was decided.

Global geophysics for security

Global geophysics for security RAS

Global geophysics for security

Published: 4 February 2019

Seismology has the potential to locate nuclear tests, including those carried out by North Korea. The British Geophysical Association devoted their main annual meeting to the challenges of supporting global security.

IAYC 2018

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IAYC 2018

Published: 10 October 2018

The International Astronomical Youth Camp, 2018, was held in the UK for the second time in its 49 year history, last summer.

Pocket rockets

Pocket rockets News

Pocket rockets

Published: 3 October 2018

Imagine a fleet of small satellites able to work together, flying to deep space targets, hitching a lift on the launch of other spacecraft. As Roger Walker and his ESA colleagues write, this is now in the Space Agency's plans/

RAS200 in Africa

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RAS200 in Africa

Published: 29 September 2018

The October issue of A&G covers one of the RAS200 Bicentenary outreach projects will be taking place in South Africa, using a major exhibition as the focus for astronomy education and outreach.

Gaia's three-dimensional sky

Gaia's three-dimensional sky News

Gaia's three-dimensional sky

Published: 3 September 2018

A flythrough of the galaxy based on the distribution of hot massive stars proves a spectacular movie.

Australian National Oral History Project

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Australian National Oral History Project

Published: 26 March 2018

Ragbir Bhathal discusses the origins and successes of a project to record the variety of people involved in Australian scientific endeavour.

Juno at Jupiter

Juno at Jupiter Outreach

Juno at Jupiter

Published: 30 January 2018

NASA's Juno mission has released some wonderful videos showing the approach to the giant planet using timelapse images, and the spectacular atmospheric circulation captured by JunoCam

Planets and people

Planets and people Blog

Planets and people

Published: 23 January 2018

A great resource for workers in planetary science – and those seeking to boost diversity in science.

Planets and people

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A great resource for workers in planetary science – and those seeking to boost diversity in science.

RAS at 231st AAS

RAS at 231st AAS News

RAS at 231st AAS

Published: 10 January 2018

A reception at the 231st AAS Meeting in Washington DC was a chance for US Fellows to get together and meet the RAS President.

UK Olympiad success in Thailand

UK Olympiad success in Thailand News

UK Olympiad success in Thailand

Published: 4 December 2017

Five UK sixth-formers have returned from a successful International Olympiad on Astronomy and Astrophysics with medals and prizes.

Eddington's total eclipse

Eddington's total eclipse News

Eddington's total eclipse

Published: 21 August 2017

As people across the USA watch a total eclipse of the Sun, think back 98 years to one visible to far fewer people but of great significance to astrophysics

Overseas Fellows Blog

Overseas Fellows Blog Blog

Overseas Fellows Blog

Published: 10 August 2017

International Committee meets

Overseas Fellows Blog

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International Committee meets

Mad about the menopause

Mad about the menopause Blog

Mad about the menopause

Published: 18 July 2017

“But they cannot be trusted with important decisions during the days when they have
periods”, he said. I was totally shocked and did not know what to say.

Mad about the menopause

Mad about the menopause Content

“But they cannot be trusted with important decisions during the days when they have
periods”, he said. I was totally shocked and did not know what to say.

Opening Boundaries in Astronomy

Opening Boundaries in Astronomy Outreach

Opening Boundaries in Astronomy

Published: 10 February 2017

Winter School on Astronomy brings nations together to pursue astronomy

Astronomy stays international

Astronomy stays international  RAS

Astronomy stays international

Published: 31 January 2017

The RAS has something to say about the US President's Executive Order limiting movement of people from certain countries.

Asking tough questions to improve earthquake hazard assessment

Asking tough questions to improve  earthquake hazard assessment Outreach

Asking tough questions to improve earthquake hazard assessment

Published: 6 October 2016

Seismologists are investigating how earthquake hazard maps should work , developing methods to assess how they actually work, and educating students about the complex issues involved in defending society against natural hazards:

Astronomy and Astrophysics books for African research libraries

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Astronomy and Astrophysics books for African research libraries

Published: 4 October 2016

A CHALLENGE to RAS members! After my blog to say I have some Annual Reviews to donate, I'm sending them to the Entoto Observatory and Space Science Research Center (EORC) library in Ethiopia for their students and staff

Astronomy and Astrophysics books for African research libraries

Published: 4 October 2016

Author: Peter Sinclair

Astronomy and Astrophysics books for African research libraries Content

A CHALLENGE to RAS members! After my blog to say I have some Annual Reviews to donate, I'm sending them to the Entoto Observatory and Space Science Research Center (EORC) library in Ethiopia for their students and staff

Three Days of International Outreach on Space Weather

Three Days of International Outreach on Space Weather Blog

Three Days of International Outreach on Space Weather

Published: 2 October 2016

UK and international guest public lecturers will engage with schools, teachers and the general public about space weather in July 2017 in an active parallel education program running alongside the IAU Symposium 335 in Exeter.

Three Days of International Outreach on Space Weather

Three Days of International Outreach on Space Weather Content

UK and international guest public lecturers will engage with schools, teachers and the general public about space weather in July 2017 in an active parallel education program running alongside the IAU Symposium 335 in Exeter.

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