Inaguration Ceremony of the Kickstart to the Construction of the CTA Observatory and Message from Prof. Takaaki Kajita, Nobel Laureate in Physics.

On October 10, the CTA consortium and the CTA-LST team celebrated the inauguration LST-1 (large size telescope) at the CTA north site in La Palma, Spain. More details can be found in the December CTA newsletter, including a message of the Nobel laureate in physics, Prof. Takaaki Kajita.

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FAPESP Week 2018, CUNY Graduate Center, New York

Brazilian researchers, including astrophysicists from IAG USP (Institute of Astronomy, Geophysics and Atmospheric Sicences, Sao Paulo University), will participate from November 26 to 28, in a FAPESP symposium at CUNY graduate center in New York. The symposium aims at strengthening the links between researchers from Brazil and the United States with the objective of promoting research partnerships.

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Awarded PhD thesis in the Field of High Energy Astrophysical Plasmas

On October 26 took place the awards celebration for the best theses concluded in 2017 at IAG-USP (Institute of Astonomy, Geophysics and Atmospheric Sciences, São Paulo University). The award for the best Astronomy thesis of this year is for Luís Kadowaki with the work entitled "Magneto-hydrodynamical processes associated with

Mini-Course on "General Relativistic Magnetohydrodynamics: Theory and Numerical Simulations" by Yosuke Mizuno (13 - 17 August 2018)

Mini-Course (post-graduation level) on:

General Relativistic Magnetohydrodynamics: Theory and Numerical Simulations

by Dr. Yosuke Mizuno (Goethe University, Frankfurt, Germany)


Meeting of Brazilian Science in Large-Scale International Collaborative Projects, Rio de Janeiro.

The Brazilian Academy of Science (ABC) and the Brazilian Society for Science Progress (SBPC) are organising a two-day meeting where Brazilian coordinators of big international collaborations will discuss their projects and types of funding.

ABC - Anfilófio de Carvalho 29, 3th floor, September 12 -13, 2018, Rio de Janeiro.

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