Històric de Noticies

Sitges brings together over a hundred scientists at the second congress of the Gaia data processing and analysis consortium

From January 23rd to 27th, the Hotel Melià de Sitges will host the second congress of the consortium DPAC (Data processing and analysis consortium) of the Gaia  mission of the European Space Agency (ESA).



Friday, 20 January, 2017

III Contest Comas i Solà

The University of Barcelona (UB) is organizing for the third time- a short film contest so that training researchers present their researches to the audience. This initiative seeks films that show and tell the research these UB training researchers are carrying out.


Friday, 20 January, 2017

Waiting for the Solar Storm

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Credit: K. Herrero

Solar storms are now becoming a phenomenon of risk given the great social dependence of electricity and communications. Last year the president of the United States gave the alert, with his executive order "Coordinating Efforts to Prepare the Nation for Space Weather Events". The question now is if more countries are becoming aware of the need to work on the forecast and prevention of these phenomena.

The ICCUB researcher Blai Sanahuja, speaks about the different phaenomena caused by solar storms.


Tuesday, 17 January, 2017

Preventing solar storms

Extreme space weather events have been at the press headlines lately as a consequence of an executive order from Obama for "Coordinating Efforts to Prepare for the Nation Space Weather Events".

Blai Sanahuja, Full Professor at the University of Barcelona, expert on the Space Weather, speaks to Ara newspaper about this topic and its prediction  systems and warns that Obama's order has nothing to do with an imminent great solar storm.


Monday, 12 December, 2016