Department of Astronomy
The story of a cosmic striptease
An international team including an astrophysicist of UNIGE has been exploring the special properties of the star Gamma Columbae. Their hypothesis: it is a binary star whose heart has been laid bare.
Gaia Collaboration to Receive 2023 Berkeley Prize
The Gaia consortium receives the AAS Berkeley prize. The UNIGE was a founding member of the consortium, and has been leading the variability analysis for these past 20 years, contributing also to the astrometric analysis of exoplanets.
Neutrino Factories in Deep Outer Space
An international research team reveals for the first time the origin of neutrinos, elementary particles that reach our planet from the depths of the Universe.
Gaia maps the Milky Way in three dimensions
The European data proces- sing and analysis consortium for Gaia, in which the UNIGE participates, publishes its third catalogue of data. A colossal amount of new information about our galaxy.