The scientific activity of OAS Bologna includes several research themes, addressed both from the theoretical and observational point of view, as well as through a vigorous program of technological research and development.
OAS Bologna teams conduct research in a number of theoretical and experimental areas:
- Extragalactic Astronomy and Cosmology
- Resolved stellar populations and galactic astrophysics
- Relativistic and particle astrophysics
- Instruments and Software
Our main activities are: design, construction, operational control and scientific performance of satellite missions, including the analysis and interpretation of data and related theoretical research.
Moreover, OAS Bologna is a qualified partner in national and international projects for the development of instrumentation for ground based and space telescopes, and has also achieved international recognition in the management of scientific space missions and ground based observational facilities.