Publications and more

Popular magazines

February, 2012 AstronomíA magazine (Spanish).

September, 2012 AstronomíA magazine (Spanish).

Astronomy Ireland magazine, January 2013.
Total Solar Eclipse

Astronomy Ireland magazine, February 2013.
GLORIA: A global robotic telescope network for citizen scientists

Le Stelle, July 2012 (Italian).
Tutti astronomi con GLORIA


Linx Magazine audio interview to L. Nicastro on YouTube (Italian).

Public lecture at the “Scienza in Piazza” initiative in Bologna, 10 February 2013 (Italian).
GLORIA: uno strumento per lo studio dei fenomeni più energetici dell’universo

Interview at TG1-RAI, 30 August 2013 (Italian).
L’Aurora Boreale e GLORIA

Radio interview with L. Hanlon on the total solar eclipse 2012 broadcast.

Radio interview with L. Hanlon and E. O Boyle on the GLORIA project.

In Spanish
Antena 3
About asteroid 2012-D14

SER Madrid Sur:
El espacio desde casa gracias a una red de telescopios roboticos via internet

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Public lectures and conferences

Invited talk by L. Hanlon to Irish Astronomical Association in Queen’s University Belfast (Northern Ireland) on February 6th, 2013.
GLORIA: Automatic for the people

Public conference at the “Bematricola 2013” initiative in Bologna, 4 October 2013 (Italian).
Il cielo in una stanza. Storie di ordinaria astronomia

Presentation at the Bologna children’s book fair on March 26th, 2014 (Italian).
Osservare il cielo dai banchi di scuola. Telescopi in remoto: GLORIA

Presentations at the INTED 2013 conference in Valencia (March 2013, presented by M.A. Pio).
Live broadcasting of astronomical events in the web

Wykorzystanie Malych Teleskopow (MT2013), Krakow, Poland, May 10-12, 2013:
A.Cwiek, GLORIA – Global Robotic-Telescope Intelligent Array (poster)

Astrofizyka Czastek w Polsce, Krakow, Poland, March 3-6, 2013:
L.Obara, GLORIA – Global Robotic-Telescope Intelligent Array (poster)

CAP2013 (Communicating Astronomy with the Public), October 2013 at Copernicus Science Center, Warsaw, Poland: Lech Mankiewicz, Jan Pomierny, Educational Astronomy in Poland – from Galileoscopes to Extrasolar Planets.

Scientific press

Poster presentation at the Marbella Gamma Ray Burst 2012 conference (October 2012).
Managing GRB afterglows optical/IR observations in the web 2.0 era
GLORIA – the GLObal Robotic-telescopes Intelligent Array for e-Science (poster)
Status Update of the Watcher Robotic Telescope (poster)

Oral presentations at the INTED 2013 conference in Valencia (7th International Technology, Education and Development Conference, March 2013).
Modern Web 2.0 tools for educational astronomy
GLORIA: a new Network for Citizen Science Astronomy

Paper presentation at the WorldCIST 2013 conference in Algarve, Portugal (March 2013).
GLORIA: The First Free Access e-Infrastructure of Robotic Telescopes for Citizen Science (Springer journal link)

Proceedings of the oral presentation at the EDULEARN 2013 conference in Barcelona (July 2013).
Live broadcasting of astronomical events in the web

Poster presentation at the Liverpool conference, June 2012.
Gamma Ray Bursts in the Era of Rapid Follow-up

33rd International Cosmic Ray Conference (Rio de Janeiro, July 2-9, 2013)
GLORIA – Global Robotic Telescope Intelligent Array (poster)

IBWS 2012 (Karlovy Vary, CZ, April 2012). All the papers presented are listed and can be retrieved from
Two of them are:
Integration of Watcher into the Sierra Stars Observatory Network: Lessons learnt for GLORIA
Luiza: Analysis Framework for GLORIA

A.F.Zarnecki, et al.: “Analysis framework for GLORIA”, Proc. SPIE 8454, Photonics Applications in Astronomy, Communications, Industry, and High-Energy Physics Experiments 2012, 845408 (November 7, 2012); (talk)

IBWS 2013 (Karlovy Vary, CZ, 22-25 April 2013)
S. Vitek: GLORIA: Current status and Czech contribution
A. Majcher: Pi of the Sky off-line experiment with GLORIA (talk)
P. Hudcova: “The FRAM telescope”

A. Majcher, et al.: “The GLORIA demonstrator experiment”, Proc. SPIE 8903, Photonics Applications in Astronomy, Communications, Industry, and High-Energy Physics Experiments 2013, 890328 (October 25, 2013), (talk)

International conference on “Black holes, jets and outflows”, Kathmandu, Nepal, October 14 – 18, 2013

Third Workshop on Robotic Autonomous Observatories Torremolinos (Malaga), Spain, 7-11 October 2013:
A. J. Castro-Tirado et al.: “The Global Robotic telescopes Intelligent Array for e-science (GLORIA)”
Lukasz Obara et al.: Pi of the Sky contributions to the GLORIA project (talk)
Jan Ebr et al.: “FRAM: showers, comets, GRBs and popular science”
Petr Janeček: “Shoot-the-Shower: real-time observations for astroparticle physics”
R. Hudec et al.: “The Role of Robotic Telescopes and GLORIA in High Energy Astrophysics: 1. Imaging 2. LDS”
M. Topinka et al.: “The Personal Space in GLORIA Project”
P.-G. Sprimont et al.: New web technologies for astronomy

Proceedings of the oral presentation at the “Gaia and the Unseen – The Brown Dwarf Question”, Turin University Rettorato, Italy, March 24 – 26, 2014:
L. Nicastro et al., Web applications meet astronomical archives – Because astronomers are experienced internet users too

R. Simpson, .Astronomy 5, September 2013 at MSNERD in Boston, USA

R. Simpson, Zooniverse Workshop 2, April 2013 at the Adler Planetarium in Chicago, USA

Proceedings of “Modern Stellar Astronomy – 2014″ Conference, Rostov, Russia, May 28-30, 2014
The first light of Mini-MegaTORTORA wide-field monitoring system, by A. Biryukov et al., Baltic Astronomy, 2015 (in press)

S. Karpov et al., Status and perspectives of Mini-MegaTORTORA wide-field monitoring
system with high temporal resolution, EAS Publication Series,-, Publisher: EDP, Les Ulis, 2013, pp 465-469, EAS Pub. Ser. 61, DOI: 10.1051/eas/1361075

S. Karpov et al., Status and Perspectives of the Mini-MegaTORTORA Wide-field
Monitoring System with High Temporal Resolution, Acta Polytechnica, Vol. 53, No. 3, p.38

Hoňková K., Juryšek J. et al. (B.R.N.O. Collaboration, M. Mašek)
B.R.N.O. Contributions & Times of minima
Open European Journal on Variable Stars 0160 (2013) 1-3.

I. M. Volkov, D. Chochol, J. Grygar, M. Jelínek, P. Kubánek, M. Mašek, M. Prouza, T. Ribeiro, D. Sebastian, C. J. Van Houten
Period changes in the eclipsing binary DX Vel
Information Bulletin on Variable Stars 6066 (2013) 1-5.

P. Kubánek, E. Falco, M. Jelínek, M. Prouza, J. Štrobl, M. Fuchs, J. Gorosabel
RTS2: meta-queues scheduling and its realisation for FLWO 1.2m telescope
Observatory Operations: Strategies, Processes, and Systems IV. Proceedings of the SPIE, Eds. Alison B. Peck, Robert L. Seaman, Fernando Comeron, Amsterdam, Netherlands 1-4 July 2012, Volume 8448, id. 844811(1)-844811(14), 2012.

P. Kubánek, M. Prouza, I. Kotov, P. O’Connor, P. Doherty, J. Frank
Use of RTS2 for LSST multiple channel CCD characterisation
Software and Cyberinfrastructure for Astronomy II. Proceedings of the SPIE, Volume 8451, Eds. Nicole M. Radziwill, Gianluca Chiozzi, Amsterdam, 1-4 July 2012, id. 84512T-84512T-12 (2012)

P. Tisdall et al., ‘BLAZAR MONITORING WITH THE WATCHER ROBOTIC TELESCOPE’,  Rev. Mex A&A (Ser. Conf.), -, Publisher: UNAM, Mexico D.F., 2014, -, in press

A. Martin-Carrillo et al., ‘GRB 120711A: an intense INTEGRAL burst with long-lasting soft gamma-ray emission and a powerful optical flash’, Astronomy & Astrophysics, Volume 567, id.A84, 2014.