Bereft of colour in this striking infrared image, the sweeping curves of ESO‘s Headquarters clash with the frosty natural beauty of the surrounding trees. Image © ESO computer specialist Dirk Essl.
Using the power of the Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array (ALMA), two international teams of astronomers focused on jets from the huge black holes at the centres of galaxies and see how they affect their surroundings. PR Image eso1344a. Composite view of the galaxy NGC 1433 from ALMA and Hubble
The 3D production Hidden Universe has been released in IMAX® theatres and giant-screen cinemas around the globe. The film shows state-of-the-art telescopes in high-resolution time-lapse, mesmerising 3D versions of celestial structures, and a 3D simulation of the evolution of the Universe. Watch the 30-second clip…
Astronomers using ESO’s Very Large Telescope, along with radio telescopes around the world, they find and study a bizarre stellar pair consisting of the most massive neutron star, orbited by a white dwarf star. This strange new binary allows tests of Einstein’s theory of gravity — general relativity — in ways that were not possible up to now.
This full of stars image by NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope, offers an impressive view of the center of Globular cluster NGC 6362. The image of this spherical collection of stars takes a deeper look at the core of the globular cluster, which contains a high concentration of stars with different colors. Image credit: ESA/Hubble & NASA