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Heliophysics and Space Geophysics Seminar – D. Hathaway

Seminar: Title: “Sunspot Cycle” David H. Hathaway NASA Ames Research Center, U.S.A. http://solarscience.msfc.nasa.gov Date: 29.04.2020 (WED), 15h (Brazilian official time) Venue: This seminar will be online, via Zoom platform (instructions below). Abstract: The solar cycle is reviewed. The 11-year cycle of solar activity is characterized by the rise and fall in the numbers and surface …

Galileo Space Solar Telescope Workshop

The deadline for subscribing to the GSST workshop is 15 feb. 2020. There is no registration fee (it’s fee now) and there will be foreign participants in fields of solar physics, magnetospheric physics and instrumentation for satellites (NASA, APL among other institutions). People can participate presenting poster or just attending the event (without presenting anything). …

SPATIAL GEOPHYSICAL SEMINARS – E. Tirado Bueno – 05.02.2020, 15h (english)

“Cosmic Ray Picture in Solar Phenomena” Msc. Eduardo Tirado Bueno Instituto Nacional de Astrofsica Optica y Electronica, Mexico 05.02.2020, 15h Auditório CEA-II Solar phenomena such as solar ares and solar energetic particles (SEP’s) events are suitable candidates to aect the galactic cosmic ray intensity which arrive continuously and isotropically to Earth, although their intensity varies …

Discipline (AST-415): Special Topics in Astrophysics – PPG-AST

In the 1st. trimester of 2020, starting in 03/06/2020, the Astrophysics will offer the course “The Physics of Space Based Gravitational Wave Interferometers” as the “Special Topics in Astrophysics” discipline. See more details in the attached programme. The course will be taught by Dr. Massimo Tinto, whose CV is also attached. programme Dr. Massimo Tinto …

“First Galileo Solar Space Telescope Workshop” – INPE, 16-18 de march 2020

Dear Postgraduate students, INPE is organizing the First Galileo Solar Space Telescope Workshop, LIT, 16-18 de março de 2020. The Galileo Solar Space Telescope, GSST is a space mission which aims at the providing magnetic field measurements at the solar atmosphere, within the effort to better understand the Heliosphere. The mission also intends to provide measurements of the …

Visit of Prof. Randal Burns from Johns Hopkins University to INPE (schedule update)

Lecture: External Memory Systems for Data Science and Machine Learning   In modern computer architectures, the movement of data from storage or memory to the processor limits the performance and scale of scientific data analysis and machine learning. This bottleneck has grown much more acute as we use multicore processors  and GPUs.  This talk covers …

Course: Parallel Programming for Data Science

Course: Parallel Programming for Data Science This course will introduce the data scientist familiar with Python to the parallel programming tools to tackle the analysis of massive data sets. It will cover fundamental concepts in parallelism, including Amdahl’s law, weak and strong scaling, and shared and distributed memory models. The student will then apply these …

AAS Selections from 2019: A Giant Planet Around an Evolved Binary

A paper led by a previous PhD student of the Astrophysics Course of the National Institute of Space Research (INPE) and co-authored by INPE faculty members was selected as one of the 2019 highlights of the American Astronomical Society publications, which include the prestigious journals The Astrophysical Journal and The Astronomical Journal. Selections from 2019: …

Heliophysics Seminar: “Status and Progress in European / German Space Weather Service”

Dr. Frank Jansen, German Aerospace Center DLR, Institute of Space Systems Bremen, Germany  05.07.2019 (Friday), 3pm, Sérgio Sobral Auditorium (former IAI building) AbstractThis talk will summarize the last decade activities of European and German space weather service. It will also describe the progress related to a space weather satellite made in Europe. Moreover the space …

Heliophysics Seminar: “Progress and prospect of Space Science Satellite program in China”

Prof. Chi Wang Director General – National Space Science Center, CAS, China 19.06.2019 – Wed. 3pm, Fernando de Mendonça Auditorium @ LIT (Entrance A) “Wang Chi, Research Professor, Director General of National Space Science Center, Chinese Academy of Sciences, the Chief Scientist of the Strategic Pioneer Program on Space Science (II), Deputy head of the …

Internationalization of INPE postgraduate is approved by CAPES

The National Institute for Space Research (INPE) was selected for the Institutional Program for Internationalization (Print) of Higher Education Personnel Improvement Coordination (CAPES). As announced by CAPES on Monday (20/08) , the 2018 features print will go to 25 institutions that participated in the selection process started in 2017. The selected projects will begin in November, with …