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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 266 Folge(n) erschienen. Dieser Podcast erscheint wöchentlich.

Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 15 hours 34 minutes


ESOcast 64: First Ring System Around Asteroid

This ESOcast shows how observations at many sites in South America, including ESO's La Silla Observatory, have made the surprise discovery that the remote asteroid Chariklo is surrounded by two dense and narrow rings.


 2014-03-26  4m

ESOcast 63: Flexible Giants — The Evolution of Telescope Mirrors

The clear night sky offers one of the most beautiful views in nature. The eye adapts to the dark and the pupil widens to collect more light and thus allow fainter stars to become visible. But the light-collecting area of the human eye is tiny. To pee


 2014-02-19  7m

ESOcast 62: Three planets found in star cluster

In this ESOcast we look at how astronomers have used ESO's HARPS planet hunter in Chile, along with other telescopes around the world, to discover three planets orbiting stars in the cluster Messier 67. Although more than one thousand planets outside


 2014-01-15  4m

ESOcast 61: Chile Chill 5 - Impressions from La Silla

In this episode of Chile Chill we take a closer look at the telescopes and instruments of ESO's first observatory at La Silla in northern Chile.


 2013-10-17  7m

ESOcast 60: A Polarised View of Exoplanets

Astronomers know that planets around other stars beyond the Solar System are common. But these planets are very hard to see and even harder to study. Fortunately, there is a clever trick that helps to separate the feeble glow of a planet from the daz


 2013-09-04  7m

ESOcast 59: Chile Chill 4 - Images taken by the MPG/ESO 2.2-metre telescope

This ESOcast explores the wealth of stunning astronomical images produced over a period of almost 30 years by the MPG/ESO 2.2-metre telescope at the La Silla Observatory in Chile.


 2013-07-26  7m

ESOcast 58: ALMA Discovers Comet Factory

The detection of this “dust trap” solves a long-standing mystery: how dust particles around stars sum up to form planets, comets, and other rocky bodies. ESOcast 58 goes deep into the dust trap to explore how this comet factory works.


 2013-06-06  6m

 2013-05-29  0m

 2013-05-02  15m

The movie ALMA — In Search of our Cosmic Origins (29a)

This 16-minute video presents the history of ALMA from the origins of the project several decades ago to the recent first science results. Illustrated by dramatic helicopter footage, the movie takes you on a journey to the 5000-metre-high Chajnantor


 2013-03-13  16m