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Visiting Researcher from James Cook University Gave Special Seminar at NARIT

2 February 2012

 

On Thursday, February 2nd, Professor Wayne Orchiston from James Cook University, Australia, on his commitment as a visiting researcher at NARIT, gave a talk entitled "From Tahiti to Thailand: Transits of Venus and the Quest for the Astronomical Unit". The talk was about the fact that from the time of ancient astronomy in Tahiti to the present world of astronomy, astronomers have made significant studies on the Transits of Venus which, consequently, substantially contributed to the existing astronomical unit in Solar System astronomy now-a-days.

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Special Lectures on "ULTRASPEC on the 2.4m Thai National Telescope" and "White Dwarfs in Close Binary Systems"

31 January 2012

 

Today, Professor Vik Dhillon from the University of Sheffield, England delivered a lecture on the topic "ULTRASPEC on the 2.4 mThai National Telescope", in the Main Meeting Room of NARIT headquarter. In his lecture, Professor Dhillon discussed different aspects of the interesting work going on in designing high speed camera, especially the one for the 2.4m Thai National Telescope, and brought out the idea for  future development of the camera.The lecture was attended by NARIT researchers and observatory technical operation and maintainance staff. A question-answer session followed after the talk.

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NARIT organized a workshop on "Spectrum Management for Radio Astronomy"

19-20 January 2012

 

As a part of the National Astronomical Research Institute of Thailand (NARIT)?s efforts to highlight projects and initiatives on radio astronomy research in Thailand, the Research and Development Office (R&DO) organized a workshop on Spectrum Management in Radio Astronomy on 19-20 January 2012 at NARIT headquarters in Chiang Mai. Participants of the workshop included NARIT researchers and academic staff, lecturers and researchers from Khon Kaen University, Ubon Rajathani University and Udornthani Unniversity.

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NARIT on show at the Technomart-Innomart 2012 in Bangkok

6 January 2012:

 

The National Astronomical Research Institute of Thailand is hosting an exhibition on ?Spin-offs from NARIT?, sponsored by the Board of Investment of Thailand. The exhibition is in Hall 9 of Muang Thong Thani in Bangkok and opens to the public from 5 -13 January.

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