Events at the API

Past events

PhD Defense Tullio Bagnoli

Friday 4 December 2015

On Friday December 4 at 10:00 Tullio Bagnoli will defend his thesis titled "The Rapid Burster and its X-ray bursts: extremes of accretion and thermonuclear burning" in the Agnietenkapel.

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PhD Defense Rik van Lieshout

Friday 27 November 2015

On Friday November 27 at 10:00 Rik van Lieshout will defend his thesis titled "Probing exoplanetary materials using sublimating dust" in the Agnietenkapel.

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Oratie Prof. dr. C. Dominik

Wednesday 4 November 2015

De Hooggeleerde Heer dr. C. Dominik, benoemd tot Hoogleraar Sterrenkunde, in het bijzonder de studie van vorming en evolutie van planeten en sterren, zal zijn hoogleraarsambt openlijk aanvaarden door het uitspreken van een rede, getiteld: Are we alone?

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PhD Defense Peter Bult

Tuesday 15 September 2015

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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PhD Defense Oscar Ramirez-Agudelo

Friday 4 September 2015

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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Seminar: The evolution of young pulsars

Tuesday 4 August 2015

Cristobal Espinoza will be visiting us from Chile next week for Monday and Tuesday and will give a short talk concerning some of his latest research.

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PhD Defense Robert Andrassy

Friday 19 June 2015

On Friday June 19 at 14:00 Robert Andrassy will defend his thesis titled "Convective Overshooting in Stars" in the Agnietenkapel.

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Zonsverduistering / Observing solar eclipse

Friday 20 March 2015

On 20 March a partial solar eclipse will be observable from the Netherlands. Employees and students are welcome to observe the eclipse between 11.00 and 11.45h at the Anton Pannekoek Institute for Astronomy if the weather permits. Before that, the roof will be occupied by school classes.

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SPHERE and ZIMPOL workshop

Thursday 12 March 2015

We offer a workshop that will introduce the participants to the next generation high resolution imaging instrument SPHERE at the ESO VLT. While the workshop will give a general overview of the instrument, we will in particular concentrate on SPHERE’s visual wavelength range imager and polarimeter ZIMPOL. We have invited several speakers to not only introduce the instrument, but also show first scientific results.

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Lezing: Planetenjagers, een buitenaardse ontdekkingsreis

Tuesday 3 March 2015

Met de ontdekking van planeten rond andere sterren dan de zon is er de afgelopen decennia een heel nieuw vakgebied ontstaan. Sterrenkundige Lucas Ellerbroek volgde tijdens zijn promotie van dichtbij de zoektocht naar nieuwe planeten en dus ook naar mogelijk buitenaards leven. Tijdens deze lunchlezing vertelt hij over die wonderlijke zoektocht.

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