Workshop on ESA’s Earth Observation Programme

OrganizatoriThe Institute of Space Science (ISS) in collaboration with the National Institute for Research and Development in Optoelectronics (INOE2000) and the National Institute for Aerospace Research “Elie Carafoli” (INCAS) are organising today, 3 November 2015, the workshop “Romanian projects and initiatives in support of the ESA Programme for Earth Observation”. The event is taking place in the conference room of the Romanian Atmospheric Observatory (RADO) on the Physics Magurele platform, 409 Atomistilor Street, Magurele, Ilfov.

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The “Lights of the World” international conference has started in Bucharest

Deschidere IYLRomania joins the international celebration of the International Year of Light 2015 and the 70th anniversary of UNESCO and is organising the “Lights of the World”conference from 30 October to 1 November at the Parliament Palace in Bucharest. The event will bring together personalities from Romania and from abroad, people with outstanding resultsin science, art and culture, UNESCO representatives, representatives of prestigious organisations and research centers from around the world, successful businessmen, but also tho interested public, including middle- and high-school students and teachers, researchers and university professors, who will engage in a creative and fruitful dialogue to promote the scientific universe.

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CERN software developers gathering in September

Image credit: CERN/Maximilien Brice
Image credit: CERN/Maximilien Brice

Hundreds of software developers who work on many different projects at CERN will have the opportunity to meet each other at the first Developers@CERN Forum, which will be held on 28 and 29 September in the IT Amphitheatre and the Training Centre.

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Alantykron Academy Summer Camp, 31 July – 9 August 2015, Constanta

logo_starwalker_v2The Institute of Space Science (ISS) represented by the Competence Centre in Space Technologies for Human Spaceflight Support (STARWALKER), is partner in organising the Alantykron Academy Summer Camp, which will run from 31 July to 9 August 2015 at 20 km from Cernavoda, in Constanta county. Children, parents, youth, teachers, artists, scientists from around the world will meet for 10 days to discuss and learn together about the world of science, together with researchers and other renowned professionals, during a truly unique lifetime and educational experience.

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Registrations are open for „Lights of the World” conference, Bucharest, 30 October – 1 November 2015

Logo_IYL2015In the context of world celebrations for the International Year of Light 2015 and the 70th anniversary of UNESCO, the „Lights of the World” conference will take place in Bucharest at the Parliament Palace during 30 October – 1 November 2015. Starting 1 July and until 15 October registrations are open to interested people, including middle- and high-school students and teachers, researchers and university professors, engineers etc.

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Gina Isar was invited as speaker to the mini-science fair organised by the Ştiinţescu Fund Bucharest

11425509_915020338559540_2356154727951192501_oGina Isar, PhD in physics, Scientific Researcher tier II at the Institute of Space Science (ISS) and one of the finalists of the sixth edition of the L’Oréal – UNESCO “For Women in Science” program was invited as speaker at the mini-science fair organised for the first time by the Ştiinţescu Fund on Wednesday, 17 June 2015, from 9:00 to 12:00. Hundreds of secondary school students came at Casa Universitarilor together with their teachers to learn about cosmic radiation, to understand better some simple phenomena with applicability in everyday life and to create the premises of a professional horizon in science.

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ISS celebrates the International Astronomy Day in the Herăstrău park together with Science & Technology magazine!

11174803_842368829164311_7880960011046645477_nThe Institute of Space Science (ISS) answered the call of the Science and Technology (S&T) magazine to celebrate the International Astronomy Day on Saturday, 25 April, between 16:30 and 23:00 in the Herăstrău park. The ISS researchers will bring a telescope next to the other instruments brought by the organisers in the Herăstrău park at the entrance of Charles de Gaulle Square, to provide astronomical observations for the general public and to answer any questions about space.

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ISS researchers will hold seminars for students at the Faculty of Physics

afisStarting April 2015, researchers from the Institute of Space Science (ISS) will hold a Seminar in Astrophysics dedicated to students in the I, II and III year of study at the Faculty of Physics, University of Bucharest. Dr. Ioana Dutan, Dr. Gina Isar and Dr. Valeriu Tudose will present current topics related to research in astrophysics alongside researchers from the Institute of Geodynamics of the Romanian Academy (IGAR) and the Institute of Physics and Nuclear Engineering – Horia Hulubei (IFIN-HH).

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Cum s-a văzut eclipsa partială de Soare de la Institutul de Științe Spațiale

2015-03-20 13.06.53Astăzi, 20 martie 2015, a avut loc o eclipsă totală de Soare, vizibilă din România doar ca eclipsă parţială, Soarele fiind acoperit în proporţie de numai 43%.

Cu această ocazie, angajaţii Institutului de Ştiinţe Spaţiale au scos în curte instrumentele necesare pentru a observa acest fenomen. Au participat la eveniment Sound of Science, copiii de la Grădinița din Măgurele şi colegii de la alte Institute de pe Platforma din Măgurele.

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