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One of the newly discovered planets is shown in this illustration – the one that most resembles Earth to date. Kepler 62f is 1.4 times as large as Earth, and is located in the habitable zone in relation to its star. (Illustration: NASA AMES)

2013.04.22 | Public/media, Staff

Researchers find the most Earthlike planets to date

Danish researchers at Aarhus University and the Niels Bohr Institute have helped find a planetary system with two Earthlike planets in the habitable zone. The discovery was made using NASA’s Kepler satellite, and the results have been published in the scientific journal Science.

2013.04.22 | Public/media, Staff

Aarhus helps to build the world’s largest telescope

Danish astronomers will now get access to the largest and most ambitious telescope in the world, which will be able to show whether there are living organisms on the surface of planets in other solar systems.

2013.04.18 | Public/media, Staff

Researchers find the most Earthlike planets to date

Danish researchers at Aarhus University and the Niels Bohr Institute have helped find a planetary system with two Earthlike planets in the habitable zone. The discovery was made using NASA’s Kepler satellite, and the results have been published in the scientific journal Science.

2013.03.27 | Research news, Public/media

Astronomers find a new type of supernova

People have been observing supernovae for more than a thousand years. Throughout this time, a previously unknown class has been hiding in the shadows of the cosmos. Meet Type 1ax – a faint and somewhat ‘gentle’ supernova.

2013.03.15 | Public/media, Knowledge exchange

ESO Users' Committee Poll 2013

The ESO User's Committee will meet on 25th and 26th April 2013 and would like information from you on your experiences using ESO facilities during Periods 89-91 and ALMA Cycles 0 and 1. We would also like your views on the special topic of this year "VLTI Operations", which you may find towards the end of the questionnaire. We would highly…

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