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Contributions to the XXXth General Assembly of IAU

During the XXXth General Assembly of the International Astronomical Union (in Vienna, Austria) I participated in a number of different meetings. In particular: 1. A poster at the IAU Focus Meeting FM14 on IAU’s role on global astronomy outreach, the latest challenges and bridging different communities (August 23, 2018): “A paradigm to develop new contributors […]

XXXth General Assembly of IAU – week 2

The second week of the XXXth GA started very early actually as they were actually 3 plenary talks of the IAU 346 Symposium on “High-mass X-ray binaries: illuminating the passage from massive binaries to merging compact objects” (which actually deserves a post of its own, if I ever manage to make…). After that, we had […]

XXXth General Assembly of IAU – week 1

The XXXth General Assembly of the IAU is held in Vienna, Austria, from Aug 20 to 31, 2018. The first week is finished now and tomorrow the second starts. It is the biggest convention I have been so far with almost 3000 attendees, from all around the world literally. If I was to use only […]