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A short talk for IFA-UV Monday meetings

Every Monday the IFA-UV organizes a meeting that starts with a short (or longer) presentation of 20 mins. The whole process requires the active participation by the students to present the speaker, control, the discussion, while there is also a feedback given by the audience to the speaker. This is a great opportunity for the […]

An IFA-UV seminar talk

Yesterday, I had finally the opportunity to give a seminar talk at the Instituto de Física y Astronomía de la Universidad de Valparaíso, where I am currently based (and only for about a month more …) “What have we learned from observations of B[e] Supergiants ?” Abstract: B[e] Supergiants are a rare phase among the […]

The 2016 Massive Stars meeting in New Zealand

The Massive Stars meeting of 2016 takes place in Auckland, in New Zealand. I was fortunate enough to be given the opportunity to present two works, one poster and one talk during the splinter session on X-rays from massive stars. I have been working hard to finish them, producing the final results almost a day […]

Tartu Observatory talk

On Wednesday, May 11, I gave a talk at Tartu Observatory (Estonia), where I am spending a few weeks as a visitor. Of course this is by no means something extraordinary. However, it is interesting that they could record the talk so it is available for others to see (or, most probable, for my own […]

Back to (my) school!

On Thursday 14th of May 2015 I had the unique opportunity to give a talk about Astronomy at the high school I graduated from in Aigaleo (Athens, Greece). As I have moved away from Aigaleo since 2007 and my visits in Athens are scarce the least, it is difficult to think of such an event […]

Talk at the AsU Summer Interdepartmental Meeting 2015

Every three months there is a meeting among the departments of the Astronomical Institute. Each director presents some news in short, followed by a talk from a member of that department. At the Summer Interdepartmental Meeting of this year (held on Monday, 1st of June, 2015, in Ondrejov) I was “representing” the Stellar department, talking […]