- ALMA confirms predictions on the interaction between protoplanetary disks and planetsJanuary 28, 2016 IFA News New observations made with the Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array (ALMA) of the disk that surrounds a young star, less massive than the Sun, confirm theories about the interaction between recently formed planets and disks. A team of astronomers led by Héctor Cánovas from Universidad de Valparaíso and the Millennium ALMA Disk ...Read more
- El Instituto de Fisica y Astronomía de la UV, IFA cuenta con un Observatorio Astronómico ProfesionalEnero 18, 2016. Noticias IFA El viernes 15 recién pasado, miembros de nuestro Instituto de Fisica y Astronomía viajaron a la comuna de Calle Larga cercana a Los Andes para presenciar la instalación del tubo óptico de un telescopio Boller & Chivens (de 61 cm de apertura (proveniente del Observatorio de La Silla, IV Región) en la montura ya instala...Read more
- 2016 Summer Astronomy Course for SchoolteachersEnero 8, 2016 Noticias IFA. On thursday January 7 last, four professors (and researchers) from IFA, of the Facultad de Ciencias, Drs. Amelia Bayo, Patricia Arevalo, Eduardo Ibar and Paolo Cassata gave a course in astronomy for High School and Prep School teachers, with the aim to teaching their students. Read more
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