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Wednesday
Oct 29 2014
18:32 UTC

Planet-forming Lifeline Discovered in a Binary Star System

... *********************************** Videos PR Video eso1434aArtist's impression of the double-star system GG Tauri-A ALMA Examines Ezekiel-like Wheel in a Wheel of Dust and GasFor the first time, researchers using ALMA have detected a streamer of gas flowing from a massive outer disc toward the inner reaches of a b

Posted by astronomy cmarchesin

Wednesday
Oct 29 2014
18:27 UTC

Double Disc Found Feeding Each Other In Binary Star System

... Tau-A. According to the ESO press release, this never-before-seen feature […]

Posted by Universe Today

Thursday
Oct 23 2014
15:49 UTC

Unusual Distribution of Organics Found in Titan's Atmosphere

... new mystery of Titan has been uncovered by astronomers using their latest asset in the high altitude desert of Chile. Using the now fully deployed Atacama Large Millimeter Array (ALMA) telescope in Chile, astronomers moved from observing comets to Titan. A single 3 minute observation revealed organic molecules that are askew in the atmosphere […]

Posted by Universe Today

Thursday
Oct 23 2014
14:52 UTC

Two Comet Groups Discovered Around Beta Pictoris

... Pictoris. On board the ESO 3. 6-metre telescope at the La Silla Observatory in Chile, the sensitive instrument normally combs the sky nightly in search of exoplanets, […]

Posted by Universe Today

Thursday
Oct 23 2014
02:00 UTC

Two Families of Comets Found Around Nearby Star

... ************************************************* VideosPR Video eso1432aArtist's impression of exocomets around Beta Pictoris Biggest census ever of exocomets around Beta PictorisThe HARPS instrument at ESO's La Silla Observatory in Chile has been used to make the

Posted by astronomy cmarchesin

Wednesday
Oct 15 2014
12:34 UTC

Construction Secrets of a Galactic Metropolis

... ************************************** VideosPR Video eso1431aArtist's impression of a protocluster forming in the early Universe APEX reveals hidden star formation in

Posted by astronomy cmarchesin

Wednesday
Oct 08 2014
19:06 UTC

Comet Siding Spring: Close Call for Mars, Wake Up Call for Earth?

It was 20 years ago this past July when images of Jupiter being pummeled by a comet caught the world's attention. Comet Shoemaker-Levy 9 had flown too close to Jupiter. It was captured by the giant planet's gravity and torn into a string of beads. One by one the comet fragments impacted Jupiter — leaving […]

Posted by Universe Today

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