2012 Highlights

On the white dwarf cooling sequence with extremely large telescopes (Bono et al.)
Excitation and ionization modelling of time-variable absorption (P. M. Vreeswijk et al.)
The magnetic field topology of the weak-lined T Tauri star V410 Tauri (Carroll et al.)
Looking for the rainbow on exoplanets covered by liquid and icy water clouds (Karalidi et al.
Is there a planetary influence on solar activity? (Abreu et al.)
The IRAM-30m line survey of the Horsehead PDR. II. (Pety et al.)
Cold ultrarelativistic pulsar winds as potential sources of [...] (Aharonian et al.)
The nucleus of Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko [...] (Lowry et al.)
Orion revisited. I. (Alves & Bouy)
M 87 at metre wavelengths ( F. de Gasperin et al.)
Microwave and radio emission of dusty star-forming galaxies (Ysard and Lagache)
Millimeter imaging of submillimeter galaxies in the COSMOS field (Smolcic et al.)
Hint of a transiting extended atmosphere on 55 Cnc b (D. Ehrenreich et al.)
Improved distance to ε Aur (E. F. Guinan et al.)
Substructures in Pal 5’s tidal tails (A. Mastrobuono-Battisti et al.)
Evolved star water maser cloud size determined by star size (A. M. S. Richards et al.)
AMBER/VLTI observations of the B[e] star MWC 300 (Wang et al.)
SOPHIE velocimetry of Kepler transit candidates VII. (Santerne et al.)
Evidence for the disintegration of KIC 12557548 b (M. Brogi et al.)
Discovery of an X-ray cavity near the radio lobes of Cygnus A [...] (Chon et al.)
D/H and 16O/18O in the water of comet C/2009 P1 (Garrad) (D. Bockelée-Morvan et al.)
Globular clusters in the Fornax dSph (S. S. Larsen et al.)
Gamma-ray follow-up studies on eta Carinae ( K. Reitberger et al.)
Solar system genealogy revealed by extinct short-lived [...] (Gounelle & Meynet)
On the nature and detectability of Type Ib/c supernova progenitors (Yoon et al.)
Three ways to solve the orbit of KIC 11558725 (Telting et al.)
Hot subdwarf stars in close-up view. II. (Geier & Heber)
The quest for companions to post-common envelope binaries. III (Beuermann et al.)
Gaia Universe model snapshot (A. C. Robin et al.)
Overabundance of α-elements in exoplanet-hosting stars (V. Zh. Adibekyan et al.)
Coronal activity cycles in nearby G and K stars ( J. Robrade et al.)
The size, luminosity, and motion of the extreme carbon star IRC+10216 (Menten et al.)
The circumstellar disk of HH 30 ( D. Madlener et al.)
Evidence for nine planets in the HD 10180 system (Tuomi)
Two distinct halo populations in the solar neighborhood. IV (Nissen & Schuster)
O-star mass-loss rates (L. B. Lucy)
Lithium production in the merging of white dwarf stars (R. Longland et al.)
An improved map of the Galactic Faraday sky (Oppermann et al.)
ALMA reveals a chemically evolved submillimeter galaxy at z=4.76 (Nagao et al.)
A primordial star in the heart of the Lion (Caffau et al.)
IRAS 11472-0800: an extremely depleted pulsating binary post-AGB star (Van Winckel et al.)
Formation and long-term evolution of 3D vortices in protoplanetary discs (H. Meheut et al.)
Rapid variability of the compact radio sources in Arp220 (F. Batejat et al.)
HS Hydrae about to turn off its eclipses (Zasche & Paschke)
Stellar substructures in the solar neigbourhood. I. (Stonkute et al.)
SN 2006oz: rise of a super-luminous supernova observed by the SDSS-II SN Survey (G. Leloudas et al.)
A&A special feature: GREAT: early science results (vol. 542)
A Cygnus X 12CO(3–2) survey pathfinder (Gottschalk et al.)
Vortices, shocks, and heating in the solar photosphere (Moll et al.)
Imaging diffuse clouds: Bright and dark gas mapped in CO (Liszt & Pety)
The Galactic WC stars (Sander et al.)
Comparative study of CH+ and SH+ absorption lines (Godard et al.)
A frozen super-Earth orbiting a star at the bottom of the main sequence (Kubas et al.)
Infrared excess around nearby red giant branch stars and Reimers law (M.A.T. Groenewegen)
A new vision of giant planet interiors (J. Leconte and G. Chabrier)
A MWL view of the flaring state of PKS2155-304 in 2006 (H.E.S.S. Collaboration)
Present-day cosmic abundances (Nieva & Przybilla)
The Carina Flare: What can fragments in the wall tell us? (Wunsch et al.)
Estimating stellar mean density through seismic inversions (Reese et al.)
The mass distribution of sdB stars (Fontaine et al.)
Trapping dust particles in the outer regions of protoplanetary disks (Pinilla et al.)
Yellow supergiants as supernova progenitors (Georgy)
Are OPERA neutrinos faster than light because of non-inertial reference frames? (Germanà)
The astrometric core solution for the Gaia mission (Lindegren et al.)
The interplanetary magnetic structure that guides... (Masson et al.)
Chemical differentiation toward the Pipe nebula starless cores (Frau et al.)
Quasar feedback quenching star formation at high redshift (Cano-Diaz et al.)
Structures in debris discs ( P. Thébault)
Magnetic flux emergence: a precursor of solar plasma expulsion (Archontis & Hood)
The specific frequencies of ultra-compact dwarf galaxies (Mieske et al.)
Bow shocks and detached shells in the far-infrared (Cox et al.)