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  • Congress Logo Swift 10 Years Celebration - Roma - La Sapienza University - December 2-5, 2014
  • Swift: 10 Years of Discovery
  • Congress Logo Astronomy in Past and Present Cultures - Roma - La Sapienza University - November 9-15, 2015
  • SEAC2015

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Download 2014-15 program for Merate

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Astro curiosity

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  • November, 28 2014
    Astronomy courses

Basic course: new lesson about Solar System for December 2 - from 4:00 p.m to 5:30 p.m. - Next date for advanced course: December, 3 2014 - Audio On-line - basic course: ":The Sun and the nuclear fusion" All info Universo in fiore

  • November, 28 2014
    I Cieli di Brera - conferences

December 10, 2014 - 06:00 p.m. - Seventh conference: Parabola and pulsars: how do we can intercept the time-space breath - Speaker: Andrea Possenti. All information on I Cieli di Brera 2014

  • 20November 2014
    Happy Birthday Swift! The first 10 years!

NASA’s Swift Satellite Marks 10 Years of Game-changing Astrophysics ... Read on Media Inaf and on NASA

  • 20November 2014
    Black holes with turbo - by Media Inaf

In the universe there are engines that are able to release a huge quantity of energy with an extraordinary efficiency. The results of this study on Nature. In the team our astronomers Gabriele Ghisellini, Fabrizio Tavecchio and Laura Maraschi. Read on Media Inaf. See on Youtube

2014 Events

  • I Cieli di Brera - Conferences series in Milano
From april to december 2014 - web page with all info

The conferences series are organized by Observatory in collaboration with Institute of Science and Literature of Milano. Download the flyer in pdf format    immagine icona documento pdf

  • Italian astronomical olympic games

2015 Edition - Dead-line for pre-selection November, 12 2014. Italian astronomical olympics are organized and supported by Italian Astronomical Society and National Institute of Astrophysics, in cooperation with Ministero dell’Istruzione, dell’Università e della Ricerca. Go to official site - go to our web page.

  • L’universo in fiore - 2014-15 - Astronomy courses
  • Visiting our Observatory

Research for everybody

A web site telling the history of the Observatory through its instruments ... (go to the italian web site)

  • Gamma Ray Bursts
  • Gamma-ray bursts were first observed in the late 1960s by the U.S. Vela satellites, which were built to detect gamma radiation pulses emitted by nuclear weapons tested in space ... (go to the italian web site)