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Agenda

Event PhD Defense Oscar Ramirez-Agudelo
Friday,
4 Sept. 10:00
Location: Agnietenkapel, Oudezijds Voorburgwal 231, Amsterdam
On Friday September 4 at 10:00 Oscar Ramirez-Agudelo will defend his thesis titled "Properties of massive stars in the Tarantula Nebula" in the Agnietenkapel.
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Event PhD Defense Peter Bult
Tuesday,
15 Sept. 10:00
Location: Agnietenkapel, Oudezijds Voorburgwal 231, Amsterdam
On Tuesday September 15 at 10:00 Peter Bult will defend his thesis titled "Connecting the coherent and stochastic X-ray variability of accreting millisecond pulsars" in the Agnietenkapel.
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Colloquium Probing Cosmic Origins: Ultraviolet Spectroscopy with the Cosmic Origins Spectrograph
Cynthia Froning, UT Austin
Wednesday,
23 Sept. 11:30
Location: C4.174
The Cosmic Origins Spectrograph (COS), an ultra-sensitive ultraviolet spectrograph, was successfully installed on the Hubble Space Telescope during Servicing Mission 4 in 2009. I will present the history of designing, constructing, installing, and using COS.
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News

Sterrenkundige Anne Archibald ontvangt Veni-beurs
De Nederlandse Organisatie voor Wetenschappelijk Onderzoek (NWO) heeft een Veni-beurs toegekend aan dr. Anne Archibald voor haar onderzoek ‘Mapping the Accretion Processes that Form the Universe's Most Rapidly Rotating Stars’. Met deze beurs, van maximaal 250.000 euro, kan zij tot drie jaar vernieuwend onderzoek doen.
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Anna Watts in stuurgroep internationale astronomische unie
Astrofysicus Anna Watts onderzoeker bij UvA-API is door de International Astronomical Union gekozen in de stuurgroep hoge-energiefenomenen en fundamentele fysica.
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Anna Watts elected to Steering Committee for IAU Division D
Astrophysicist Anna Watts (Astronomical Institute "Anton Pannekoek", University of Amsterdam) has been elected to the Division Steering Committee for International Astronomical Union Division D (High energy phenomena and fundamental physics).
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