Congratulations to Florent Castellani who defended his thesis

Congratulations to Florent CASTELLANI who defended his thesis entitled "Study of the scientific and instrumental performances of Athena's X-Ray Integral Field Unit", on Friday November 17, 2023 at IRAP. 

X-IFU presence at the SPIE

The Cryogenic AntiCoincidence Detector for ATHENA X-IFU: a program overview – Dr. Claudio Macculi The Cryogenic AntiCoincidence Detector for ATHENA […]

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Third X-IFU Consortium meeting

On 26th and 27th of October, 2015 IRAP hosted the 3rd X-IFU consortium meeting. This meeting was focussed on describing […]

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X-IFU presentation at the first Athena Conference

Presentation given on behalf of the X-IFU consortium can be found here.

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Response and background files uploaded

Resources for the Athena Working Groups for the Athena Science Impact Exercise have been uploaded. See Resources

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ESA appointed Science Study Team

ESA appointed today the Athena Science Study Team: Kirpal Nandra (Lead scientist), Xavier Barcons, Didier Barret, Anne Decourchelle, Andy Fabian, […]

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Athena formally selected by ESA

ESA has selected the Athena advanced telescope for high-energy astrophysics as its second ‘Large-class’ science mission. See the ESA press […]

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2nd X-IFU consortium meeting announced

The 2nd X-IFU consortium meeting will take place at IAPS from October 28th to 30th.

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First X-IFU Consortium meeting

The first X-IFU consortium meeting took place at IRAP in Toulouse (France). The meeting focused on the mission proposal and […]

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