April 22, 2013
3 interns from the University of the Philippines Los Baños (UPLB) visited TNO today as part of their internship programme at NARIT. The internship programme has been tailored by NARIT to fulfill the students’ Bachelor of Science in Applied Physics (BS APHY) curriculum in UPLB and to provide the students an experience in actual operation and to augment their formal training.
NARIT employs a wide variety of engineers to develop new tools, in addition to and in support of its astronomers. Over the last year, NARIT's programmers and engineers have developed "TNT Control Soft", a software package to control the institute's 2.4 meter telescope on Doi Inthanon.
March 28, 2013
Dr. Teeraparb Chantavat paid a visit to NARIT on his mission of his latest research project “Voids as Probes of Initial Conditions of the Universe” which has been co-conducted with Dr. Utane Sawangwit of NARIT. Apart from his collaborative mission, he also delivered a talk on “Subhalo Mass Function & Abundance Matching Technique”.
March 25, 2013
Today, Mr. Aphichat Leckngam, Director of the Office of Observatory Operation and Development, NARIT has reported the progress of setting up the counter balance at the Thai National Telescope (TNT), which is to be fitted with ULTRASPEC.
March 18- 20, 2013
NARIT Director, Prof. Boonrucksar Soonthornthum joins COSPAR Council Meeting in Paris, France during March 18 – 20, 2013. At the meeting, the COSPAR Council agrees on an overall concept of the 1st COSPAR Symposium, of which Prof. Boonrucksar will act as the Chairman of the Scienctific Programme Committee. The Symposium will be co-hosted by GISTDA and NARIT and held in Bangkok, Thailand on November 11-15, 2013.