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.

Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 1m. Bisher sind 246 Folge(n) erschienen. Dieser Podcast erscheint wöchentlich.

Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 14 hours 51 minutes


ESOcast 233 Light: Six-Exoplanet System with Rhythmic Movement Challenges Theories of How Planets Form

Using a combination of telescopes, including the Very Large Telescope of the European Southern Observatory (ESO's VLT), astronomers have revealed a system consisting of six exoplanets, five of which are locked in a rare rhythm around their central st


 2021-01-25  1m

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


 2020-10-30  1m

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.


 2020-10-12  1m

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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


 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.


 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.


 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.


 2020-07-22  1m

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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.


 2020-06-30  1m