ENSCI will be at the IPAC Booth at the 229th AAS meeting on January 3-7, 2017, in Grapevine, Texas.
The Euclid/WFIRST Spitzer Legacy Survey proposal has been selected for observations in Spitzer GO Cycle 13. The PI is Dr. Peter Capak from IPAC, Caltech, leading an international team of 51 Co-Is. This ambitious program has been awarded 5286 hours of Spitzer Legacy Science Time, the most time awarded in this cycle, and a substantial fraction of the total available time in the remainder of currently planned mission lifetime for Spitzer.
The Euclid NASA Science Center (ENSCI) has released an Estimator for Astrophysical Background at L2. This provides an important tool to Euclid scientists for survey optimization.
BBC recently released Horizon's new episode, "The Mystery of Dark Energy". Some of the footage from this episode was shot during the Euclid Consortium meeting in Lausanne, Switzerland in June 2015.
I work for NASA, and my salary comes from NASA through Caltech. One of my primary jobs is working on the European Space Agency’s (ESA) Euclid mission, which will launch on a six-year mission to study dark matter and dark energy in 2020. So, how does a NASA scientist end up playing a leading role in an ESA mission? The seeds of my involvement go back more than 15 years.
Euclid NASA Science Center at IPAC (ENSCI) has created webpages for all three NASA Euclid Science Investigation Teams, and gathered the recent Euclid-relevant publications from all three teams into a single archive.
Once again, more than 50 teachers, students and astronomy educators from the NASA/IPAC Teacher Archive Research Program will be attending the winter meeting of the American Astronomical Society, running from January 3 through January 7 in Grapevine, Texas.
Pasadena Mayor Terry Tornek announced that a coalition of the world’s leading space science and astronomical institutions based in Pasadena are partnering to produce Astronomy Week, October 16-22, 2016. The week-long series of public events, open houses, lectures and other activities celebrates Pasadena’s rich history as an innovative “City of Astronomy.”
The Palomar Transient Factory and IPAC announces the Third Data Release (DR3). This release adds to DR1 and DR2 by including selected g- and R-band data obtained from January 1, 2013 through January 28, 2015.
The Infrared Processing and Analysis Center at Caltech announces the availability of six-month graduate student fellowships beginning in the Spring of 2017. The program is designed to allow students from other institutions to visit IPAC-Caltech and perform astronomical research in close association with an IPAC staff member during Spring 2017.
More than 50 teachers, students and astronomy educators from the NASA/IPAC Teacher Archive Research Program (NITARP) will be attending the winter meeting of the American Astronomical Society (AAS).
Nine NITARP alumni educators, some of their current students, and a student alumna have all returned this year to AAS, paying their own way to attend the international conference.