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CoRoT's detection of ten new exoplanets, including a system of two Neptune-like objects, reveal a diverse population of planets orbiting stars beyond our Sun.
Published: 14 June 2011
The second (and final) in-flight Announcement of Opportunity (AO) for Open Time (OT2) observations with the Herschel Space Observatory has been issued. The OT2 call solicits proposals from the worldwide astronomical community. The deadline for proposal submissions is: 15 September 2011 at 12:00 UT.
Published: 10 June 2011
Professor Michael Perryman, the scientific leader of ESA's Hipparcos mission, and a founding father of its successor mission, Gaia, has been awarded the 2011 Tycho Brahe Prize from the European Astronomical Society.
Published: 6 June 2011
Hubble's newest camera has taken an image of galaxy NGC 4214. This galaxy glows brightly with young stars and gas clouds, and is an ideal laboratory to research star formation and evolution.
Published: 12 May 2011
Herschel's detection of molecular gas outflows in merging galaxies proves that feedback processes can exhaust the galactic gas supply for creating stars and feeding the black hole.
Published: 9 May 2011
The Meathook Galaxy, or NGC 2442, with its dramatically lopsided shape, has been captured in two contrasting views by the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope and the MPG/ESO 2.2-metre telescope at La Silla, Chile.
Published: 4 May 2011
The Royal Observatory of Belgium is soliciting proposals for analysis of data from PROBA2's solar observation instruments, SWAP and LYRA, under its Guest Investigator Programme. Proposals in response to this Second Call for Ideas are due by 30 June 2011.
Published: 21 April 2011
In celebration of the 21st anniversary of the Hubble Space Telescope's deployment into space, astronomers pointed Hubble at an especially photogenic group of interacting galaxies called Arp 273
Published: 20 April 2011
ESA has decided on a new way forward for L-class mission candidates in the Cosmic Vision programme. This new approach takes account of recent developments with ESA's international partners.
Published: 19 April 2011
An intricate network of filamentary structure, exposed in extraordinary detail by Herschel, has provided new evidence for how stars form from the diffuse interstellar medium.
Published: 13 April 2011
Proposals for Participating Scientists are solicited in response to the Cassini-Huygens Participating Scientists Announcement of Opportunity. This AO is published jointly by ESA, NASA and ASI. The submission deadline is 8 July 2011.
Published: 13 April 2011
Using the amplifying power of a cosmic gravitational lens, Abell 383, astronomers have discovered a distant galaxy whose stars were born unexpectedly early in cosmic history.
Published: 12 April 2011
New analysis of images taken by ESA's Venus Express orbiter has revealed surprising details about the remarkable, shape-shifting collar of clouds that swirls around the planet's South Pole.
Published: 7 April 2011
On 6 April 2011, ESA scientists Jean-Pierre Lebreton and Dmitriy V. Titov were respectively presented with the Jean Dominique Cassini Award and the David Bates Award.
Published: 7 April 2011
Can the powerful jets originating from the vicinity of black holes emit gamma rays? INTEGRAL observations of the X-ray binary system Cygnus X-1 have shown that they can.
Published: 24 March 2011
Hubble has produced an outstanding image of the central region of the famous Tarantula Nebula, a vast star-forming cloud of gas and dust in our neighbouring galaxy, the Large Magellanic Cloud.
Published: 15 March 2011
Twenty-five years ago, ESA made its mark in deep space. A small spacecraft swept to within 600 km of Halley's comet. The Giotto probe was nearly destroyed by the encounter but what it saw changed our picture of comets forever.
Published: 11 March 2011
The first calibrated measurements of solar irradiance made by the LYRA instrument on ESA's second PROBA (PRoject for On-Board Autonomy) satellite are now available to the scientific community.
Published: 10 March 2011
Astronomers working with data from several observatories, including ESA's XMM-Newton, have discovered the most distant, mature galaxy cluster yet.
Published: 9 March 2011
Proposals are solicited for observations with INTEGRAL in response to the Ninth Announcement of Opportunity, AO-9, issued 7 March 2011. This AO covers the period January 2012 to December 2012 and is open to all proposers.
Published: 7 March 2011
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