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A virtual X-IFU Consortium Meeting #14

The 14th X-IFU Consortium Meeting (CM14) took place virtually from 29 November to 3 December 2021. The meeting was very […]

A virtual X-IFU Consortium Meeting #14

The 14th X-IFU Consortium Meeting (CM14) took place virtually from 29 November to 3 December 2021. The meeting was very […]

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The X-IFU Gazette #20 has been released!

Welcome to the 20th issue of the X-IFU Gazette! Yes, it is indeed the 20th. To celebrate this great number, […]

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Witnessing the assembly of clusters of galaxies with the X-IFU

Clusters of galaxies are the largest bound astrophysical objects in the Universe. Located at the nodes of the cosmic web, […]

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The X-IFU Gazette #19 has been released!

Summer is upon us and we are all looking forward to some relaxing holidays. With this in mind, we have […]

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Studying X-ray eclipses in active galactic nuclei with X-IFU

Active galactic nuclei (AGN) are bright compact regions located at the centres of some galaxies. These objects are powered by […]

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Infographic: Key facts about the X-IFU

From the temperature at the heart of the instrument to the energy range of the X-rays that we will observe, […]

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The X-IFU Gazette #18 has been released!

We are starting this newsletter #18 with a short update from the X-IFU Principal Investigator, Didier Barret, about the release […]

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Bringing Athena compliant with the 7 keV effective area requirement

The Athena mirror will use an innovative technology called Silicon Pore Optics (SPO). The technology, combined with appropriate over coating, […]

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The potential of the X-IFU for studies of the solar system

It was just over 40 years ago when Jupiter’s X-ray aurora was discovered with the Einstein Observatory. Since then, we […]

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Members gathered for X-IFU Consortium Meeting #13

The 13th X-IFU Consortium Meeting (CM13) took place virtually from 3 to 7 May 2021. In this now familiar virtual […]

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A new website for the X-IFU

We are pleased to announce the publication of a brand-new website for the X-IFU spectrometer. This website has a new […]

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Happy Women in Science Day!

Today, as every year on 11 February, we celebrate the International Day of Women and Girls in Science. This year, […]

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