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INTERVIEW. Dr. Jacob Crossett: “I always had intense interests, whenever I found something I wanted to know all about it”

Dr. Jacob Crossett recently arrived to fill a postdoctoral position at the Institute of Physics and Astronomy of the Universidad de Valparaíso (IFA). His position is being funded by a grant known as ESO-Chile Comité Mixto, which supports the project “Understanding the connection between ram-pressure stripping and AGN”, and the principal investigator is Dr. Yara Jaffé. …

INTERVIEW TO MÓNICA ZOROTOVIC: “When I look back, I cannot see myself working in something different than the academia”

Read more (in Spanish) La Dra. Mónica Zorotovic, profesora adjunta del IFA, realizó sus estudios de pre y postgrado en la Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile y su tesis de doctorado en el Observatorio Europeo Austral (ESO-Chile) como parte del programa “ESO Studentship Program”. Ha centrado su trabajo en la investigación de estrellas binarias cercanas …

Astronomer form IFA participates in discovery that offers vision of the future of our solar system

In an article published today in the prestigious scientific journal Nature, and in which the astronomer  Matthias Schreiber of the Institute of Physics and Astronomy of the University of Valparaíso (IFA) took part, discovered a giant planet, frozen and hidden very similar to Neptune, which orbits around what was the core of a small extinct …