Astronomers working at ESO’s Paranal Observatory get to enjoy some of the most spectacular views in the Universe.
By Lola Gayle, Editor-at-large
Not only do astronomers working at ESO’s… 323 more words
You and I are special
Along with all we view,
Just one in five of all that is
From this stellar clue.
The galaxy of the Milky Way, 220 more words
NASA and scientists from the European Southern Observatory have announced that they have discovered a solar system with 7 earth like planets revolving around a star. 295 more words
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Sometime in the not too distant future, scientists will be peering through VISIR into the Alpha Centauri system in search of planets. VISIR, which is short for VLT Imager and Spectrometer for mid-Infrared instrument, will be modified to look for and identify potentially habitable planets in the nearest star system to humanity’s star system. 608 more words
It’s easy to look at the stars and get mesmerized by far-off galaxies and exotic phenomena. But sometimes it’s important to refocus our sights a bit closer, where there are still many mysteries to be solved. 246 more words