In 2021 we’ve been busy working on a book that would summarize and highlight Araucaria’s most important scientific endeavours and their importance in the context of the extragalactic distance scale.
On October 28th we celebrated a doctoral degree obtained by Piotr Wielgórski.
On April 29th we said goodbye to a PhD student and welcomed a postdoc in the Araucaria Project.
We offer 2 positions for PhD students and 3 positions for postdocs in the Araucaria Project
Yet another year passed and we are thrilled to welcome 2022 with all its potential and surprises. In the Araucaria Project, we plan to build a couple of new telescopes in the Observatory Cerro...
The Foundation for Polish Science Prize 2021 goes to the leader of the Araucaria Project for the precise distance determination to the Large Magellanic Cloud.
Two post-doctoral and two senior positions at Nicolaus Copernicus Astronomical Center of the Polish Academy of Sciences in Warsaw, Poland, are available in the field of extragalactic distance scale.
Biennial meeting of the Araucaria Project took place in Sopot, Poland, on September 13-17, 2021. The theme of the meeting was “Physics behind the primary distance indicators”.
We are happy to welcome dr. Megan Lewis in Nicolaus Copernicus Astronomical Center, Warsaw, Poland.
Among 45 Milky Way Cepheids, investigated in this study, 13 show near-infrared excess, which is interpreted as the presence of circumstellar envelopes.