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ESO casts

  • ESOcast HD Jan 15, 2020 | 11:00 am

    ESOcast 215 Light: Interstellar Thread of One of Life’s Building Blocks Revealed

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  • ESOcast HD Dec 19, 2019 | 11:00 am

    ESOcast 214 Light: A Black Holes' Breakfast at the Cosmic Dawn

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  • ESOcast HD Dec 16, 2019 | 16:00 pm

    ESOcast 213 Light: Stunning stars in the Milky Way central region

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  • ESOcast HD Dec 4, 2019 | 18:00 pm

    ESOcast 212 Light: First Giant Planet around White Dwarf Found

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  • ESOcast HD Oct 28, 2019 | 16:00 pm

    ESOcast 211 Light: ESO Telescope Reveals What Could be the Smallest Dwarf Planet in the Solar System Astronomers using the SPHERE instrument on ESO's Very Large Telescope have revealed that the asteroid Hygiea could be a dwarf planet. Find out more about this fascinating object in the new ESOcast Light.

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  • ESOcast HD Oct 23, 2019 | 17:00 pm

    ESOcast 210 Light: First identification of a heavy element born from neutron star collision Newly created strontium, an element used in fireworks, has been detected in space for the first time following observations with ESO’s Very Large Telescope. The detection confirms that the heavier elements in the Universe can form in neutron star mergers,[…]

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  • ESOcast HD Oct 22, 2019 | 09:00 am

    ESOcast 209: Outreach and Science During the Total Solar Eclipse at La Silla

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  • ESOcast HD Oct 4, 2019 | 08:00 am

    ESOcast 208 Light: A Cosmic Pretzel (4K UHD) The Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array (ALMA) captured an unprecedented image of two circumstellar disks, in which baby stars are growing, feeding with material from their surrounding birth disk. These observations shed new light on the earliest phases of the lives[…]

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  • ESOcast HD Sep 26, 2019 | 18:00 pm

    ESOcast 207 Light: Enigmatic radio burst illuminates a galaxy’s tranquil ​halo (4K UHD) In November 2018 the Australian Square Kilometre Array Pathfinder (ASKAP) radio telescope pinpointed a fast radio burst, named FRB 181112. Follow-up observations with ESO’s Very Large Telescope (VLT) and other telescopes revealed that the radio pulses have passed through the[…]

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  • ESOcast HD Sep 13, 2019 | 07:00 am

    ESOcast 206 Light: VISTA Unveils the Large Magellanic Cloud (4K UHD) ESO’s VISTA telescope has been surveying our neighbouring galaxy, the Large Magellanic Cloud for about a decade. The observations revealed in unprecedented detail the properties of 10 million stars in the galaxy. As a result, astronomers have got new opportunities[…]

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