The Astronomy Department
Beautiful first images from eROSITA
The scientific performance demonstrated in the first weeks of operations of the eROSITA X-ray telescope promises a breakthrough in our understanding of the energetic Universe.
The stellar nurseries of distant galaxies
An international team headed by researchers of the Department of astronomy has discovered that the properties of molecular clouds, and the number of stars they produce, are different depending on whether they are in distant or nearby galaxies.
Five planets revealed after 20 years of observation
Discovery of five new planets with periods of revolution between 15 and 40 years. It took 20 years of regular observations to achieve this result.