Stellar Astrophysics Centre:

Research on the Sun, stars

and extra-solar planets


Victor Silva Aguirre. Private photo.

2017.11.20 | Public/media

Sapere Aude grant to Victor Silva Aguirre

Assistant professor Victor Silva Aguirre has been awarded the prestigious Sapere Aude grant of Dkr. 5.9 million for pursuing Galactic Archeology in the project " Asteroseismology for Galactic archaeology: rediscovering the Milky Way"

Close gas planets may have their gas blown away leaving a species of rocky exoplanets. Credit: ESA, Martin Kornmesser

2017.11.20 | Public/media, Staff, Students

Not as many earthlike exoplanets after all

Some hot, rocky exoplanets are the scorched cores of former gas giants. These planets are nestled close to their stars, where stellar winds may have blown ancient atmospheres away

Artist's impression of the kilonova of 17 August 2017 in NGC 4993. Credit: ESO

2017.10.21 | Public/media, Staff, Students

Rain of Gold from galaxy NGC 4993 comfirms theoretical predicitons

One of the 11 most important but unexplained questions in physics and astronomy may now be answered.

Supernova discovered with MUSSES only a day after the explosion

2017.10.08 | Public/media, Staff, Students

Nature reports new possilble explanation to type Ia supernovae

IFA's Max Stritzinger is coauthor of new paper using data from MUSSES on Subaru telescope

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