Bicocca Telescope now operational!

We are excited to announce that our new 40cm telescope is now operational! Sitting on the U9 terrace in Bicocca campus, this fully-robotic telescope is equipped with science grade instruments including an imaging camera, a spectrograph and a solar telescope. Check out this clip to know more about the telescope: Here is an image of…
Read more

10 July 2022 0

Bicocca Astrophysics Day

On Friday July 1st, we had a wonderful day of celebration of astrophysics and science at the University of Milano Bicocca. A rich programme featured interactive activities to explore the structure of the Universe, a conversation between Prof. Giovanna Iannantuoni (rector of the University of Milano Bicocca) and Prof. Carlos Frenk (Odgen Professor of Fundamental…
Read more

18 June 2022 0

Two research positions in new methods for science education applied to astrophysics   

We invite expressions of interest in two research positions of 3 years each, aimed at developing new methods for science education in universities, schools, and for the general public. The subject emphasis will be astrophysics.  Researchers engaged in this project will join a wider initiative across multiple departments in the Milano-Bicocca University and other universities and industries…
Read more

19 May 2022 0

What Matter(s) Around Galaxies 2022 conference

Members of the Cosmic Structure group in the Astrophysics Unit will be hosting an international conference during the month of September 2022 in the Italian Alps. Over 120 delegates are confirmed to join the week-long meeting to discuss the importance of the so-called circumgalactic medium in shaping galaxy evolution and its relationship with the wider…
Read more

22 April 2022 0