ESO

Sharpening up Jupiter

A record two-hour observation of Jupiter using a superior technique to remove atmospheric blur has produced the sharpest whole-planet picture ever taken from the ground. The series of 265 snapshots obtained ...

Oct 02, 2008 5 / 5 (9) 0

Growing galaxies gently

The first galaxies formed before the Universe was less than one billion years old and were much smaller than the giant systems -- including the Milky Way -- that we see today. So somehow the average galaxy ...

Oct 13, 2010 4.8 / 5 (9) 10 | with audio podcast