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December 9-15, 2013 / Vol 32, No 49 / Hawai`i Island, USA

6 Dec 2013, 21:45 UTC
December 9-15, 2013 / Vol 32, No 49 / Hawai`i Island, USA
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Several International Conferences Focus on Remote Astronomy Exploration of the Universe

Astronomy technologies, capabilities and intersecting disciplines are highlighted in conferences around the world this week. The Subaru Telescope (8.2-m optical-infrared) and National Astronomical Observatory of Japan host the ’5th Subaru International Conference: Exoplanets and Disks – Their Formation and Diversity’ in Keauhou, Hawaii, USA on December 8-12. The Astronomical Institute of the Czech Republic Academy of Science and Czech Technical University are holding the ’6th International Workshop on Astronomical X-Ray Optics’ in Prague on Dec 9-15. Tata Institute of Fundamental Research and the National Centre for Radio Astrophysics conference on ‘The Metre Wavelength Sky – Celebrating 50 years of Radio Astronomy at TIFR’ is scheduled for Dec 9-13 in Pune, India. This conference will also celebrate 10 years of international operation of the Giant Metrewave Radio Telescope (thirty 45-m radio). The Australia Telescope National Facility and CSIRO will hold ‘Astroinformatics 2013: Knowledge from Data’ in Sydney, Australia. CSIRO currently operates the Australia Telescope Compact Array (six 22-m radio), the Parkes Observatory (64-m movable radio), the Mopra Observatory (22-m radio) and the Australian Square Kilometre Array Pathfinder (thirty-six 12-m radio; construction almost complete). Pontifical Catholic University of Chile, Andrés Bello ...

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