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
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.
14 Sep , 2017 by Matt Williams
A study led by researchers from the ESO has discovered an extremely hot Jupiter-sized exoplanet that has titanium oxide in its atmosphere
Astronomy, Stellar Evolution
24 Aug , 2017 by Matt Williams
A new research study by a group of astronomers, based on observation using the VLTI, has created the most detailed map of a star other than the Sun.
Astronomy, Black Holes, Weekly Space Hangout
11 Aug , 2017 by Matt Williams
A team of European astronomers accurately measured the orbit of a star around the supermassive black hole at the center of our Milky way, thus confirming predictions made by Einstein’s theory of General Relativity.
Astronomy, Radio Astronomy, SETI
18 Jul , 2017 by Matt Williams
A recent survey conducted by the Arecibo Observatory detected a strange radio signal coming from Ross 128, a star system just 11 light-year from Earth.
Astronomy, ESO, Observatories
30 May , 2017 by Evan Gough
Great progress is being made on the European Extremely Large Telescope. Construction of the dome and the main telescope was marked by the “First Stone” ceremony held at the telescope’s site in Chile.
Astronomy, ESO, galaxies
4 May , 2017 by Evan Gough
A new image of the Small Magellanic Cloud reveals its population of stars in stunningly rich detail.
Astronomy, ESO, Science
1 Mar , 2017 by Evan Gough
Once the E-ELT is completed in 2014, it will be the largest optical/infrared observatory in the world.
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