The VLT exoplanet hunter SPHERE is offered to the community

SPHERE, the extreme adaptive optics facility, high contrast imager spectrograph and polarimeter of the Very Large Telescope, is now offered to the community for P95 (April-Sept 2015, […]

Apocalyptic weather on Paranal

As some would say: “the Winter is coming…” This is unusual to get such dark and threatening clouds above one of the driest place on Earth. […]

December 21st 2012 and the Mayans

CNRS (the main French research agency) put up a very nice video about December 21st 2012 and the Mayans. Even if you don’t speak French, give […]

I ♥ astronomy

http://www.flickr.com/photos/djulik/6264962767/ As one can see (I put notes on the flickr image, click on it) this 25-second exposure taken on October 20, 2011 contains a lot […]

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