Department of Astronomy
Surprise: the Milky Way is not homogeneous
Astronomers from the UNIGE have observed the composition of the gases in our galaxy and have shown that, contrary to the models established until now, they are not homogeneously mixed.
Unravelling the mystery of brown dwarfs
An international team, led by the UNIGE, has investigated five astronomical objects that could help us understand the mysterious nature of brown dwarfs.
Unique exoplanet photobombs CHEOPS study
An exoplanet has unexpectedly entered the CHEOPS field of view, revealing exciting details about a rare planet with no known equivalent.
Geneva programmes for JWST
The space telescope JWST, successor of Hubble, just announced the observation programmes selected for its first year of operations.