Astronomy, Black Holes, ESO
30 Jul , 2018 by Matt Williams
For the first time in history, Einstein’s theory of General Relativity was confirmed by observing a star orbiting the supermassive black hole at the center of our galaxy
Astronomy, ESO, Planetary Formation
13 Apr , 2018 by Evan Gough
New images from the European Southern Observatory show the stunning variety of discs of gas and dust that surround young stars.
Astronomy, ESO, galaxies
4 Feb , 2018 by Matt Williams
An international team of astronomers recently discovered a fainter, older galaxy using the most extreme case of the gravitational microlensing technique to date
Astronomy, ESO, Stellar Evolution
24 Jan , 2018 by Matt Williams
Using the ESO’s Very Large Telescope Interferometer, an international team of astronomers has created the first detailed images of another star’s surface.
19 Jan , 2018 by Matt Williams
An international team of astronomers recently made the first-ever observation of a black hole in a nearby globular cluster
3 Dec , 2017 by Matt Williams
A new survey using the ESO’s Very Large Telescope found 72 never-before-seen galaxies in the Hubble Ultra Deep Field data.
Asteroids, Astronomy, ESO
20 Nov , 2017 by Matt Williams
A new study by a team of international researchers shows that the interstellar asteroid `Oumuamua is pretty odd in terms of its appearance
Astronomy, ESO, Extrasolar Planets
15 Nov , 2017 by Matt Williams
The ESO has announced the discovery of an exoplanet around a nearby “quiet” red dwarf star, which makes it more likely to be habitable
7 Nov , 2017 by Matt Williams
According to a new study by an international team of scientists, Proxima Centauri could have dust belts that indicate the presence of more planets.
Astronomy, ESO, Gravitational Lensing
26 Oct , 2017 by Matt Williams
A team of European astronomers recently conducted the first use of AI to identify 56 new gravitational lenses from a mountain of survey data.
Space stories from across the internet, sent to you by email.