Upcoming Events

Journal Club

bi-weekly discussion group on topics in heliophysics

We will discuss a paper on a topic in data science / heliophysics announced a few days before here. See previous papers discussed below.
Interested in joining us? Welcome!

Room 5.2C30


Happy Quarter

A tradition we inherited from the Berkeley Space Sciences Lab.

Every Friday 17.45 at the Institute for Data Science.

Yes, many of us are still here at this time 👍🏽

Everybody is welcome!


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Holiday Party

December 20, 2018

The Institute for Interactive Technologies and the Institute for Data Science still celebrate together!


Past Events 2018

Talks & Public Engagement


November 28, Swiss Solar Activities at Science Museum London Lates: Explosiv oder ruhig? Die Schweizer Sonnenphysik an der Late Night mit einem interaktiven Stand um das am I4DS entwickelte App heliotime.org für helioviewer.org. Für die Schweizer Botschaft anlässlich der Sonderausstellung The Sun – Living with our Star  


November 22, Space Talks @EG-Bar: Die Geheimnisse des dunklen Universums und die ESA Mission Euclid, mit André Csillaghy

November 15, SATW TecNight Frauenfeld, Vortrag: Wie wird das Weltraumwetter morgen? Exponat: Science on a Table

November 1, Space Talks @EG-Bar: Weltraumwetter und die ESA Mission Solar Orbiter, mit Marina Battaglia


October 30, Invited Talk @I4DS: Power Coders – the Coding Academy for Refugees


STEAM Activities and Workshops

October 9-12 Tüftelcamp
April, July Ferienplausch



September 21 Celebration of the decommissionning of the RHESSI satellite


Journal Club

December 4 Finding Flares in Kepler Data Using Machine-Learning Tools
November 20 Topological model of the anemone microflares in the solar chromosphere 
November 6 How Nanoflares Produce Kinetic Waves, Nano-Type III Radio Bursts, and Non-Thermal Electrons in the Solar Wind
October 23 Electron Time-of-Flight Distances and Flare Loop Geometries Compared from CGRO and YOHKOH Observations


Conferences and Meetings

November 15-16, 2018, 23rd Solar Orbiter Science Working Team Meeting

More than 50 scientists and engineers from allover Europe met in Windisch with representatives of the European Space Agency ESA to discuss updates on Solar Orbiter mission preparations.

More than 80 participants from the SKA organization, government agencies, universities and the Swiss industry participated at the 3rd Swiss SKA Days organized by EPFL and I4DS at the FHNW Brugg-Windisch Campus.

Artist’s impression of the SKA radio telescope at night.


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