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International meeting: "The Milky Way Unravelled by Gaia. GREAT Science from the Gaia Data Releases"

This meeting will provide the opportunity to discuss research activities carried out in advance of Gaia's operations, and allow for a look ahead to the exciting range of science that will be enabled with access to the upcoming Gaia data releases.


Place: Aula Magna, University of Barcelona, Spain

Dates:  1-5 December 2014

Organized by: Gaia-UB team

More information

List of confirmed invited speakers


Friday, 19 September, 2014

XI Scientific Meeting of the Spanish Society of Astronomy

The Spanish Society of Astronomy (SEA) cellebrate its XI Scientific Meeting at Teruel from 8 to 12 September 2014

As on previous occasions, the main idea of this meeting is to create a science discussion forum where Spanish Astronomy and its guests can present and discuss their latests works, create new collaborations and organize themselves to face new challenges.  

This meeting is thought as a meeting point for every astronomer and as a place where the youngest members of our society can improve in their research. 

More inforation


Contact: sea2014@cefca.es


Tuesday, 2 September, 2014

Physics Photo Contest «International Year of Light»


On 20 December 2013 the General Assembly of the United Nations proclaimed 2015 the International Year of Light and light-based technologies.

The "Catalan Society of Physics", a subsidiary of the "Institute of Catalan Studies", wants to join in the celebration with this call, with the aim of encouraging interest in optics and physics in our society, and to support the emergence of careers in these fields.


Contest rules, pdf

Contest Web



Tuesday, 15 July, 2014


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