24 February 2023
First Announcement: SOFIA School 2023, April 18–21
The second SOFIA School will be held on April 18–21, 7:30–11am Pacific Time. This free virtual event is designed for anyone who considers using astronomical mid- and far-IR data in their scientific research. Click here for registration. Through scientific, analysis and data reduction examples, paired with lectures on fundamental concepts, attendees will be introduced to the range of scientific information leveraged by such data, on a variety of sources. The school will focus on SOFIA data, but the content presented will be relevant to other mid-/far-IR data from balloon facilities or satellites.
Invited lectures will be given by Sarah Nickerson (BAERI/NASA), Ed Montiel (SOFIA/USRA), David Neufeld (JHU), Valentin Le Gouellec (NPP/NASA), David Chuss (Villanova), Martin Houde (Western), Jessica Sutter (USCD), Dario Fadda (SOFIA/USRA), Gary Ferland (Kentucky), Lars Bonne (SOFIA/USRA), Ronan Higgins (Cologne), Mark Wolfire (UMD) and Marc Pound (UMD).
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