ESO’s VLT finds a brilliant but solitary superstar


Related images (click to enlarge) An international team of astronomers [1] has used ESO‘s Very Large Telescope to carefully study the star VFTS 682 [2] in the Large Magellanic Cloud, a small neighbouring galaxy to…

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Dwarf planet Haumea shines with crystalline ice


Related images(click to enlarge) The fifth dwarf planet of the Solar System, Haumea, and at least one of its two satellites, are covered in crystalline water-ice due to the tidal forces between them and the…

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