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January 11-17, 2016 / Vol 35, No 2 / Hawai`i Island, USA

8 Jan 2016, 20:48 UTC
January 11-17, 2016 / Vol 35, No 2 / Hawai`i Island, USA
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Latin America Advancing International Astrophysics and Astronautics

The National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM) is hosting the Latin American School of Observational Astronomy 2016 at the premises of Institute of Astronomy, National Astronomical Observatory (IAUNAM) and the Institute of Astrophysics, Optics and Electronics (INAOE) in Tonantzintla Puebla, Mexico from January 10-29. Classes in the basics of astronomy are aimed at students of Physics, Mathematics or Engineering with a strong interest in astronomy, and are to be reinforced with observational practice, primarily using the 1-meter telescope of IAUNAM. Also, continuing this week in Mexico, a meeting titled Essential Cosmology for the Next Generation 2016 sponsored by Carnegie Mellon University and the Instituto Avanzado de Cosmologia taking place in Cancun. Invited plenary speakers include Tommaso Giannantonio (KICC), Eric Linder (LBNL, BCCP), Marilena LoVerde (KICP). The 4th Chilean School of High Energy Physics takes place at the Federico Santa MarĂ­a Technical University covering a broad range of topics in areas of High-Energy Particle and Nuclear Physics. The course is intended particularly for postgraduate students and young postdocs. The scientific program includes confirmed speakers from Germany, UK, USA, Russia, Brazil and Italy. Over 100 participants have already registered. Mexican Space Agency (AEM) hosts the ...

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