2022 Press releases

New calculations of Solar spectrum resolve decade-long controversy about the Sun's chemical composition

The origin of chaos in the Solar System through computer algebra

Planet-forming disks evolve in surprisingly similar ways

Global citizen science project finds over 1700 asteroids in Hubble images

A fully isolated dwarf galaxy unexpectedly affected by ram pressure

A&A confirms open access in 2022 through Subscribe-to-Open

Paris, France, 4 April 2022: Following the announcement made in October 2021 that Astronomy & Astrophysics (A&A) would move to the Subscribe-to-Open (S2O) open access model in 2022, the A&A board of directors and EDP Sciences are pleased to announce that A&A has now received the required level of support and will be published open access in 2022 under the terms of this transformative model.


The magnetic drivers of campfires seen by the Polarimetric and Helioseismic Imager (PHI) on Solar Orbiter

New detection method for quasars in the early Universe

Statement of the A&A Board of Directors and Editors

The Board of Directors and the Editors of Astronomy & Astrophysics are deeply appalled by and concerned with the recent events in Ukraine where the sovereignty and independence of the country and the freedom and the lives of its citizens are suffering direct and brutal military threat by an act of war from its neighbour.


Astronomers discover largest molecule yet in a planet-forming disc

Cosmic web orchestrates the progression of galaxies

“Closest black hole” system found to contain no black hole

Flurry of new discoveries as incredible new image revealing 4.4 million galaxies is made public

Fast and furious: A shock wave that extends for 6.5 million light years

Supermassive black holes change the central regions of galaxies

Distant Galaxies and the true Nature of Dark Matter: a new SISSA study

New planet detected around star closest to the Sun

Even dying stars can still give birth to planets

Sidewinding Young Stellar Jets Spied by Gemini South

Escape from Bermuda: The ejection of its massive stars leaves a stellar cluster orphan

Discovered rare super mercury

Cheops reveals a rugby ball-shaped exoplanet

Eccentric exoplanet discovered