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From ESO: "SPHERE"

European Southern Observatory

Spectro-Polarimetric High-contrast Exoplanet REsearch instrument

First light 4 May 2014 [eso1417]
Jean-Luc Beuzit
Institut de Planétologie et d’Astrophysique de Grenoble… 1,075 more words

Basic Research

From ESO: "ESO Council Launches Search for Next Director General"

European Southern Observatory

1 July 2016
ESO Council President
Patrick Roche
University of Oxford
Department of Physics
Denys Wilkinson Building
Keble Road
Oxford OX1 3RH, United Kingdom… 1,138 more words

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From ESO: "Unexpected Excess of Giant Planets in Star Cluster"

European Southern Observatory

17 June 2016
Anna Brucalassi
Max-Planck-Institut für extraterrestrische Physik
Garching bei München, Germany
Tel: +49 89 30000 3022
Email: abrucala@mpe.mpg.de

Luca Pasquini… 1,260 more words

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From Pale Red Dot: "Pale Blue Dot, Pale Red Dot, Pale Green Dot, …"

Pale Red Dot

1.14.16
Alan Boss, Carnegie Institution for Science

Even Carl Sagan would be astonished by what has transpired in the 20 years since the first reproducible evidence for a giant planet in orbit around a sun-like star was announced in October 1995. 2,892 more words

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From ESO: "Stars are the nuclear furnaces of the Universe"


European Southern Observatory

12.27.15
No Writer Credit


Stars are the nuclear furnaces of the Universe in which chemical elements, including the building blocks of life, are synthesised and recycled: without stars there would be no life. 2,490 more words

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From ESO: The 2016 ESO Calendar is Truly a Splendid Thing to Behold


European Southern Observatory

I just received my 2016 ESO Calendar. I love it. The graphics are just not to be believed. You can order yours at the… 245 more words

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