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Sharpest Photos Ever of the Night Sky
2013-08-22 04:43:24

Astronomers have used a new type of telescope camera to capture the highest-resolution images of the night sky ever – answering some longstanding questions about planetary formation in the process.

Unmanned Microplanes Offered For Surveys
2013-08-14 12:40:14

Smart and quick land surveys by unmanned microplanes are now offered by the German company MAVinci, an alumnus of ESA Business Incubation Centre Darmstadt.

2013-06-19 23:20:27

ESA Panel of Experts Creates New Resource for School Security Programs Irving, Texas (PRWEB) June 19, 2013 The Electronic Security Association (ESA)

European Astronomy Journalism Prize 2013 Expanded
2013-06-04 11:11:21

The European Astronomy Journalism Prize 2013 launched today has been expanded to now include entries from Europe and South America.

Very Large Telescope Celebrates 15 Years
2013-05-23 05:39:29

The European Southern Observatory is celebrating 15 years of success for its Very Large Telescope, and has released a stunning new image of a pink gas cloud known as IC 2944.

ESO Planning First Astronomy Camp For Secondary School Students
2013-05-15 09:52:01

The European Southern Observatory (ESO) and its Science Outreach Network is collaborating with the science communication event organizer Sterrenlab to arrange the first ESO Astronomy Camp.

Danish Telescope Captures Breathtaking Image Of Star-Forming Region
2013-05-02 13:53:56

The Danish 1.54-metre telescope located at ESO’s La Silla Observatory in Chile has released a new image of the star-forming region NGC 6559.

Space Technologies Contribute To Job Creation And Growth
2013-04-21 21:53:51

Ireland is setting an example for how space technologies can contribute to economic growth and recovery through the maritime sector. Over 100 European specialists in policy, space technology, industry and maritime interests met this week on the Emerald Isle to learn more.

Denmark Confirms Participation In E-ELT Program
2013-04-12 12:58:09

Representatives of Denmark have confirmed that their country will participate in the European Extremely Large Telescope (E-ELT) programme. Twelve ESO Member States have now joined the E-ELT programme.


Word of the Day
dwale
  • The deadly nightshade, Atropa Belladonna, which possesses stupefying or poisonous properties.
  • A sleeping-potion; a soporific.
  • To mutter deliriously.
The word 'dwale' comes from an Old English word meaning 'error, doubt, delusion.'
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