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Magdalena Otulakowska-Hypka

Advances with SALT Conference

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Between 14th and 16th Nov. 2018 I participated in the Advances with SALT Conference in Pretoria, South Africa. The conference covered recent SALT scientific achievements as well as upcoming projects and the strategic plans for the future of SALT. In addition to contributed presentations, there were also many less formal sessions and discussions, which were especially fruitful from...
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Popular talk in Kościan, Poland

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Today at the Astronomical Observatory of Kościan I gave a popular talk: How can we measure the size of a coin located on the Moon from the Earth?. Observations in astronomy are the basic source of information. Over the centuries, the methods of conducting such observations, as well as their reduction and analysis, have undergone tremendous evolution, and...
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VLTI Summer School 2018

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From the 9th to the 14th of July in Lisbon, Portugal, I participated in the 9th VLTI Summer School organised by the Portuguese VLTI Expertise Centre, the JMMC, the EII, and ESO. The school was set to train the VLTI users. It was very practical and we were introduced to the tools used in observation preparation and VLTI...
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Master thesis of my student defended!

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Today my Master student - Aleksandra Leśniewska - defended her Master Thesis Modeling of symbiotic star SY Mus based on photometric and spectroscopic observations with the best mark! I'm so proud :)...
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Our publication accepted by Astronomy & Astrophysics

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Our article has just been accepted by Astronomy & Astrophysics: LINK. The work entitled "Testing the disk instability model of cataclysmic variables" was led by Guillaume Dubus (Univ. Grenoble Alpes, CNRS, Grenoble, France), in co-operation with Jean-Pierre Lasota (Institut d'Astrophysique de Paris, CNRS and Sorbonne Université, Paris, France and N. Copernicus Astronomical Center, Warsaw, Poland), and myself. The...
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