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17 Apr 2019
A team of astronomers led by members of PlanetS has discovered five new planets with periods of revolution between 15…
15 Apr 2019
Since its inauguration in 1969, ESO's La Silla Observatory has been at the forefront of astronomy. Its state-of-the-art instruments have…
15 Mar 2019
The Bernese camera CaSSIS delivered new high-resolution, colour images of the surface of Mars. They show curious surface features, water-formed…
13 Mar 2019
Xavier Barcons is Director General of the European Southern Observatory ESO. Last week he travelled to Switzerland for the ESO…
13 Mar 2019
The NCCR PlanetS is now in its second four-year-long phase. 122 members and associates gathered at the end of January…
13 Mar 2019
After being able to measure the masses and the diameters of exoplanets, using the information to deduce what materials they…

Collaborators of the month

Lendl Monika, Dr.

Senior Researcher
"The most efficient way to do it, is to do it" - Amelia Earhart

Hakim Kaustubh, Dr.

PostDoc
"You have to dream before your dreams can come true". (APJ Abdul Kalam)

Riebe My, Dr.

PostDoc
"Nothing in life is to be feared, it is only to be understood. Now is the time to understand more,…

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The discovery in 1995 of the first giant planet outside our solar system by Swiss astronomers spawned a unique revolution…
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Planetary-System of the Month

HD 141399 is an extrasolar system located 118 ligh-years away in the constellation Böotes. It is made of one star…

Collaborators of the month

Lendl Monika, Dr.

Senior Researcher
"The most efficient way to do it, is to do it" - Amelia Earhart

Hakim Kaustubh, Dr.

PostDoc
"You have to dream before your dreams can come true". (APJ Abdul Kalam)

Riebe My, Dr.

PostDoc
"Nothing in life is to be feared, it is only to be understood. Now is the time to understand more,…

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