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  • Design concepts for the Cherenkov Telescope Array CTA: an advanced facility for ground-based high-energy gamma-ray astronomy
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  • Monte Carlo design studies for the Cherenkov Telescope Array
  • Bernlöhr, K., Barnacka, A., Becherini, Y., Blanch Bigas, O., Carmona, E., et al., -
  • Gamma-ray burst science in the era of the Cherenkov Telescope Array
  • Inoue, s., Granot, J., O’Brien, P.T., Asano, K., Bouvier, A., et al., -
  • The ASTRI Project: prototype status and future plans for a Cherenkov dual-mirror small-telescope array
  • Vercellone, S. and the ASTRI Collaboration -
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Astro curiosity

Tomaso Belloni tells us about variability and how to measure it ...
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  • April 24, 2014
    Astrokids 2014: fourth meeting - Milano

May 18, 2014: fourth meeting for children (5-8 y): Pay attention to balck hole! - All information on Astrokids 2014. Download the flyer in pdf format    immagine icona documento pdf

  • April 24, 2014
    I Cieli di Brera - Conferences series

May 14, 2014 - 06:00 p.m. - Second conference: How does a telescope work? - Speaker: Emilio Molinari.
All information on I Cieli di Brera 2014.

  • March 06, 2014
    LVIII SAIt Congress - Milano

From May 13-16 the LVIII SAIt congress: "Cosmic structures: from Solar System to Universe borderline". It will be in Palazzo Cusani - Brera 15. The congress is open to non expert too. All information on SAIt 2014 congress.

  • February 20, 2014
    Dinosaurs at OAB

From March 8, 2014 the show: "The last day of Mesozoic Era". All information on the web page Dinosaurs at dome.

2014 Events

  • Astrokids 2014: Travelling the universe
Four meeting for children (5-8 y)

by Stefano Sandrelli to discover our universe. In collaboration with: Paola Battaglia, Filippo Bonaventura, Mariachiara Rossetti, Laura Querci, Bianca Salmaso, Alessandra Zaino. OAB with Univ. Studi di Milano. The meeting will be at la Feltrinelli - Piazza Piemonte, 2 a Milano. Download the flayer in pdf format (400 Kb)    immagine icona documento pdf

  • I Cieli di Brera - Conferences series in Milano
From april to december 2014 - web page with all info

The conferences series are organized by Observatory in collaboration with Institute of Science and Literature of Milano. Download the flyer in pdf format    immagine icona documento pdf

  • OAB and the dinosaurs
March, 8 - June, 3 2014 - The last day of Mesozoic era - dinosaurs life and extintion

An educational project for school at the Astronomical Observatory of Brera (Merate site). Download the brochure in pdf format    immagine icona documento pdf

  • L’universo in fiore - Astronomy courses
  • Italian astronomical olympic games
Official site - OAB page

2014 Edition! Italian astronomical olympics are organized and supported by Italian Astronomical Society and National Institute of Astrophysics, in cooperation with Ministero dell’Istruzione, dell’Università e della Ricerca.

  • FameLab - International competition TalkingScience
Do you like science? Tell in 3 minutes!

For information go to FameLab Milano webpage. More information about FameLab in Italy to the page

Research for everybody

A web site telling the history of the Observatory through its instruments ... (go to the italian web site)

  • Gamma Ray Bursts
  • Gamma-ray bursts were first observed in the late 1960s by the U.S. Vela satellites, which were built to detect gamma radiation pulses emitted by nuclear weapons tested in space ... (go to the italian web site)