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, Exoplanets, Observatories
15 Feb , 2018 by Evan Gough
The ESO’s ESPRESSO instrument is getting all four of the telescopes at the Very Large Telescope to play nicely together, and the results will excite even the most discovery-weary space fan.
News, Planet News, TRAPPIST-1
5 Feb , 2018 by Evan Gough
Scientists have been hard at work trying to determine the densities of the TRAPPIST-1 planets, and it looks like water is abundant in the TRAPPIST system.
Astronomy, Extrasolar Planets, Observatories, Stars
25 Jan , 2018 by Matt Williams
The Exoplanets in Transits and their Atmospheres (ExTrA), just went online and is now searching for exoplanets around red dwarf stars!
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.
Astronomy, Black Holes, ESO
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
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
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