Very Large Telescope (VLT)

This is the Surface of a Giant Star, 350 Times Larger Than the Sun

Using the ESO's Very Large Telescope Interferometer, an international team of astronomers has created the first detailed images of another…

3 years ago

A Black Hole is Pushing the Stars Around in this Globular Cluster

An international team of astronomers recently made the first-ever observation of a black hole in a nearby globular cluster

3 years ago

A New Survey Takes the Hubble Deep Field to the Next Level, Analyzing Distance and Properties of 1,600 Galaxies

A new survey using the ESO's Very Large Telescope found 72 never-before-seen galaxies in the Hubble Ultra Deep Field data.

3 years ago

Project Lyra, a Mission to Chase Down that Interstellar Asteroid

Members of Project Lyra recently published a study advocating a mission to `Oumuamua, the first interstellar asteroid discovered to date.

3 years ago

That Interstellar Asteroid is Probably Pretty Strange Looking

A new study by a team of international researchers shows that the interstellar asteroid `Oumuamua is pretty odd in terms…

3 years ago

Astronomers Spot Hellish World with Titanium in its Atmosphere

A study led by researchers from the ESO has discovered an extremely hot Jupiter-sized exoplanet that has titanium oxide in…

3 years ago

Hubble Finds a Dead Galaxy that was Finished Making Stars Just a Few Billion Years After the Big Bang

Relying on Hubble and gravitational lensing, a team of astronomers made the unexpected discovery of a galaxy that ceased star…

4 years ago

Hubble Watches Spinning Black Hole Swallow a Star

An international team of scientists claim that a superluminous event in a distant galaxy was caused by a star being…

4 years ago

Very Large Telescope Images Of Jupiter Prepare Us For Juno Arrival

In preparation for Juno's arrival at Jupiter, a team from the European Southern Observatory is creating a breathtaking infrared map…

5 years ago

A Star Is About To Go 2.5% The Speed Of Light Past A Black Hole

Using the Very Large Telescope (VLT), researchers are about to observe the stars orbiting Sagittarius A*, which will test Einstein's…

5 years ago