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Chilly galactic wind surprises astronomers
First detection of cold, dense gas outflowing from Milky Way's centre
2 oktober 2020
Spotting abundant phosphine on Venus
Could the discovery of an element that is key for life on Earth be a first glimpse at our next-door neighbours or a new geological process?
18 september 2020
How old are the stars?
Listening to the tick tock of a chemical clock
24 juli 2020
Hunting hot exoplanets
HARPS helps unlock the geology of rocky planets
15 mei 2020
What will the Extremely Large Telescope reveal about the Universe?
6 maart 2020
Witnessing the birth of planets
Astronomer Jos de Boer on how he searches for baby planets around young stars
4 oktober 2019
Some of the “mistakes” that have led to our current understanding of science
31 mei 2019
How thinking theoretically revealed the hidden secrets of Messier 87’s black hole
3 mei 2019
The first rung on the cosmic distance ladder
Predicting the future of the Universe by measuring the distance to our closest galactic neighbour
26 april 2019
Behind the black hole
Stories from those working behind the scenes on the biggest discovery of the year
19 april 2019
What Is This?
Astronomers discover mysterious star displaying never-seen-before behaviour
22 maart 2019
Searching for hints of life around the Sun’s galactic twins
1 maart 2019
Space Cow Mystifies Astronomers
Could we be witnessing a dying star giving birth to an X-ray engine?
15 februari 2019
Monitoring the changing R Aquarii
Three generations of astronomy in the last installment of ESO’s R Aquarii week
14 december 2018
Revealing the True Nature of Asteroids
How an ESO survey mapped the surface of a NASA mission target
30 november 2018
Missing Solar Siblings
Could the Sun’s long-lost relatives help us find life elsewhere in the Universe?
23 november 2018
Searching for an Exoplanet
The story behind the discovery of a planet orbiting Barnard’s star
14 november 2018
What’s Next for the Heart of the Milky Way
Reinhard Genzel on the significance and future of galactic centre research
10 augustus 2018