Talks

Online talk " Measuring the Universe"

By
Carme Jordi, ICCUB-IEEC
Place
Online
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CA
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About the author

Carme Jordi is an astronomer, professor in the Department of Quantum Physics and Astrophysics and the Institute of Cosmos Sciences at the University of Barcelona, and a member of the Institute of Space Studies of Catalonia. His research focuses on the space mission of the European Space Agency (ESA), Gaia, which aims to create the largest and most accurate three-dimensional map of our Galaxy by conducting a survey of one billion stars with unprecedented accuracy in position and movement. Carme Jordi is also an active science disseminator, she participates in the "Toc-Toc" program of La UBDivulga, and gives talks and conferences in several centres and entities. She is also a professor at the "Universitat de l'Experiència de la UB", where she teaches astronomy for people older than 55 years old. 

Related News & Activities

First calibrated XP spectra
Source
Agència Espacial Europea (ESA)
Language
CA
Gaia has proven to be a powerful tool providing very precise astrometry and photometry in the first releases of the mission (see Gaia DR2 and Gaia DR1). The third release and beyond (find here the current release scenario planning) will include some calibrated spectrophotometric data.

Related Material

Videos
Talk: "One billion eyes for one billion stars "
Astronomer Carme Jordi gave the talk on the Gaia mission A billion eyes for a billion stars in the Astrobanyoles Association, last January. You can retrieve it on the YouTube channel of the Association.
Author
Carme Jordi, ICCUB-IEEC
Source
Agrupació Astrobanyoles
Language
CA
Popularisation of Science
Press Radio & TV
Interview with Carme Jordi

Carme Jordi speaks about Gaia Mission with Antònia Caño from Ràdio Santvi on the occasion of the talk of the astronomer in the Library of Sant Vicenç de Montalt.

Author
Carme Jordi, ICCUB-IEEC
Source
El cabàs de la Muntala, Ràdio SantVi
Language
CA