PARLIAMENTARY ENQUIRY INTO ASTRONOMY - INPUTS INVITED As ING's user community will be aware, the UK parliamentary Science and Technology Committee has launched an enquiry into astronomy and particle-physics research in the UK. One of the four issues raised by the committee is future access by UK astronomers to optical telescopes in the northern hemisphere. ING is mentioned explicitly. The Royal Astronomical Society has also highlighted this as a major concern, see: http://www.ras.org.uk/news-and-press/157-news2010/1907-stfc-budget- allocation-response-from-the-royal-astronomical-soc%20iety The parliamentary committee invites comments, by February 16th. Please see the Committee announcement and instructions for submissions at http://www.parliament.uk/business/committees/committees-a-z/commons- select/science-and-technology-committee/news/110126-new-inquiry--- astronomy--particle-physics/ The ING encourages its user community to participate in this discussion. ---------------------------------------------------- Dr. Marc Balcells, Director Isaac Newton Group of Telescopes 38700 Santa Cruz de La Palma, Canary Islands, Spain Tel. +34 922 425 403 http://www.ing.iac.es balcells 'at' ing.iac.es ============================================================= You can subscribe to [INGNEWS] by sending a message to firstname.lastname@example.org with the following text in the body of the message and in the subject line: subscribe ingnews
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