2020 Press releases

Cornell postdoc detects possible exoplanet radio emission

A “cosmic microscope” reveals the origin of galactic winds produced by supermassive black holes

Longest intergalactic gas filament discovered

Gaia's new data takes us to the Milky Way's anticentre and beyond

Miraculous view of a nascent planet

Gravitational lenses could hold the key to better estimates of the expansion of the universe

Machine learning: a breakthrough in the study of stellar nurseries

Based on the articles "C18O, 13CO, and 12CO abundances and excitation temperatures in the Orion B molecular cloud",
by A. Roueff et al.
and "Tracers of the ionization fraction in dense and translucent gas. I. Automated exploitation of massive astrochemical model grids",
by E. Bron et al.
and "Quantitative inference of the H2 column densities from 3mm molecular emission: Case study towards Orion B",
by P. Gratier et al.

Published in Astronomy & Astrophysics, 2020, 645, A26, A27, A28

Has the hidden matter of the Universe been discovered?

How water explains missing planets

Galaxies in the infant universe were surprisingly mature

The archaeological record of the Milky Way written by atomic hydrogen

Star Clusters are only the tip of the iceberg

A water world in another planetary system?

Simulations reveal that rocky, dry super-Earths with thin atmospheres are often protected by a Jupiter-like planet

ALMA shed light on the chemical composition of a protoplanetary disk

APOGEE reveals the coolest stars in the galactic center

The green light from dying stars unveils the presence of an old and metal-poor halo in the outskirts of a giant elliptical in a loose group

First joint measurement of exoplanet’s mass and brightness challenges classical model of planet formation

ESO telescope spots galaxies trapped in the web of a supermassive black hole

Solar Orbiter releases first data to the public

First results from Cheops: ESA’s exoplanet observer reveals extreme alien world

NuSTAR and XMM observe a dusty shroud sparkling in X-rays

Observations with the Herschel Space Observatory reveal the composition of the largest Uranian moons

Closest black hole turns out to not be a black hole after all

Geodesic motion of S2 and G2 as a test of the fermionic dark matter nature of our Galactic core

ExoMars finds new gas signatures in the martian atmosphere

New cosmic magnetic field structures discovered in galaxy NGC 4217

Gigantic, red and full of spots

Tiny globules around young and massive stars: what do they hide?

ALMA detect rapid changes in a black hole magnetic field that may help understand the origin of the most energetic radiation in the Universe

Array of radio telescopes reveals explosion on the surface of a hot dead star

Magnetic tornadoes in the Sun's atmosphere

All-clear in space – Cuddling inside a nebula does not have to end in a catastrophe

X-rays from a newborn star hint at our Sun’s earliest days

Supergiant Atmosphere of Antares Revealed by Radio Telescopes

Pluto’s atmosphere appears to have collapsed

Unlocking clues to the origins of the stars

Like Earth and Sun

Astronomers predict bombardment from asteroids and comets in other planetary system

ESO telescope sees signs of planet birth

Astronomers capture rare images of planet-forming disks around stars

Astronomers find formula for subsurface oceans in exomoons

Astronomy: six planets (almost) in rythm

ESO Telescope Sees Star Dance Around Supermassive Black Hole, Proves Einstein Right

Discovery of X-ray quasi-periodic eruptions in a second galactic nucleus

Rethinking cosmology: Universe expansion may not be uniform

Unexpected magnetic channels in a distant galaxy

Researchers Discover New Information on Interstellar Magnetic Field in Solar Neighbourhood

Something is Lurking in the Heart of Quasar 3C 279

Safety Zone Saves Giant Moons from Fatal Plunge

Where there's one, there's one hundred more

New ESO Study Evaluates Impact of Satellite Constellations on Astronomical Observations

XMM-Newton reveals giant flare from a tiny star

First direct observation of elusive waves reveals the energy channels in the solar atmosphere

Leiden astronomers discover potential near earth objects

UCLan astronomers find a way to form ‘fast and furious’ planets around tiny stars

Global Gaia campaign reveals secrets of stellar pair

First sighting of hot gas sloshing in galaxy cluster

A stripped helium star solves the massive black hole mystery