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Astronomy and Astrophysics from Antarctica: a SCAR Scientific Research Program

Astronomy and Astrophysics from Antarctica: a SCAR Scientific Research Program
John Storey

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John Storey
School of Physics, University of NSW, Australia

Abstract

Unlike most research programs, which aim to understand more about Antarctica itself, astronomers take advantage of the unique observing conditions of Antarctica to collect data that would be impossible, or much more expensive, to otherwise obtain. To coordinate these activities, and to maximize the opportunities for productive interaction with other disciplines, Astronomy & Astrophysics from Antarctica was created as a Scientific Research Program of SCAR in 2010. Broadly stated, its objectives are to coordinate astronomical activities in Antarctica in a way that ensures the best possible outcomes from international investment.

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Key dates

  • 11th June 2013
    Registrations close
  • 21st June 2013
    Registrations at the AAD open for staff
  • 24th June 2013
    Registrations at the venue open
  • 24th June 2013
    Conference commences
  • 26th June 2013
    Conference concludes

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