ESOcast SD

ESOcast is a video podcast series dedicated to bringing you the latest news and research from ESO, the European Southern Observatory. Here we explore the Universe's ultimate frontier.

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Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 1m. Bisher sind 235 Folge(n) erschienen. Dieser Podcast erscheint wöchentlich
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ESOcast 232 Light: Stars and Skulls


Captured in astounding detail by ESO’s Very Large Telescope (VLT), the eerie Skull Nebula is showcased in a new image in beautiful pink and red tones. This planetary nebula is the first known to be associated with a pair of closely bound stars orbite


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ESOcast 231 Light: Death by Spaghettification


Using telescopes from ESO and other organisations around the world, astronomers have spotted a rare blast of light from a star being ripped apart by a supermassive black hole. This video summarises the findings.


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 2020-10-12  1m
 
 
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 2020-09-14  1m
 
 

ESOcast 229 Light: Planet-forming Disc Torn Apart by its Three Central Stars


A team of astronomers used ALMA and ESO telescopes to study a peculiar system, GW Orionis, and to identify the first direct evidence that groups of stars can tear apart their planet-forming disc, leaving it warped and with tilted rings. This video pr


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 2020-09-03  1m
 
 

ESOcast 228 Light: ALMA Sees Most Distant Milky Way Look-alike


Astronomers using ALMA, in which the ESO is a partner, have revealed an extremely distant galaxy that looks surprisingly like our Milky Way. This video summarises their findings.


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 2020-08-12  1m
 
 

ESOcast 227 Light: Stunning Space Butterfly Captured by ESO Telescope


Astronomers using ESO's Very Large Telescope have imaged a 'space butterfly', a planetary nebula known as NGC 2899. This video offers stunning views of this object and the science behind it.


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 2020-07-30  1m
 
 

ESOcast 226 Light: First Image of a Multi-Planet System Around a Sun-like Star


The SPHERE instrument on ESO’s Very Large Telescope has captured the first ever image of a young, Sun-like star accompanied by two giant exoplanets.


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 2020-07-22  1m
 
 
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 2020-07-22  0m
 
 

ESOcast 225 Light: ESO Telescope Captures Disappearance of Massive Star


Astronomers have discovered the absence of an unstable massive star in a dwarf galaxy with ESO’s Very Large Telescope. This video offers a summary of the research.


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 2020-06-30  1m
 
 

ESOcast 224: First Interstellar Visitors to the Solar System


In this ESOcast, we explore some of the many questions interstellar visitors 1I/'Oumuamua and 2I/Borisov have raised including: what are they made of? How did they form? Are they like the comets or asteroids in our Solar System? And finally, what can


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 2020-06-25  5m