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Hubble finds best evidence for elusive mid-size black hole

New data from the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope have provided the strongest evidence yet for mid-sized black holes in the Universe. Hubble...

On the Origin of Massive Stars

This scene of stellar creation, captured by the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope, sits near the outskirts of the famous Tarantula Nebula. This...

Why our galaxy, the Milky Way, is warped?

Accurately, the study of galactic warps and their dynamic nature could reveal vital information on the formation history of galaxies and the...

A star caught emitting an enormous super flare of X-rays

Known by its catalogue number J0331-27, the star called an L dwarf recently caught emitting an enormous ‘superflare’ of X-rays – a...

ESO Telescope Sees Surface of Dim Betelgeuse

Using ESO’s Very Large Telescope (VLT), astronomers have captured the unprecedented dimming of Betelgeuse, a red supergiant star in the constellation of...

ESA’s Solar Orbiter launched successfully

Solar Orbiter will address big questions in Solar System science to help us understand how our star creates and controls the giant bubble of plasma that surrounds the whole Solar System and influences the planets within it. It is an ESA mission with strong NASA participation.

ALMA catches beautiful outcome of stellar fight

Astronomers using the Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array (ALMA), in which ESO is a partner, have spotted a peculiar gas cloud that resulted...

Hubble Telescope captured a view of a majestic spiral galaxy

To kickstart the 30th anniversary year of the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope, Hubble has imaged a majestic spiral galaxy. Galaxy UGC 2885...

The fastest comets ever striking through our solar system

Hubble Watches Interstellar Comet Borisov Speed Past the Sun

The brightest light in the universe has been detected

New observations from the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope have investigated the nature of the gamma-ray burst GRB 190114C.