ESOcast 75: ESO’s Top 10 Discoveries

20 August 2015

Astronomers using ESO facilities have been advancing astronomical studies for decades. Along the way, there have been many truly significant findings that have had a major impact on our understanding of the Universe. This ESOcast takes a look at what have been ranked as the top 10 discoveries made using ESO telescopes.

From exoplanets to voracious black holes, this rundown covers many of the most exciting findings made by astronomers over the last half century

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Editing: Herbert Zodet.
Web and technical support: Mathias André and Raquel Yumi Shida.
Written by: Christopher Marshall, Richard Hook and Herbert Zodet.
Narration: Sara Mendes da Costa.
Music: Toomas Erm.
Footage and photos: ESO, ALMA (ESO/NAOJ/NRAO), ESA/Hubble, L. Calçada, M. Kornmesser, F. Char, A. Santerne, Y. Beletsky (LCO), C. Malin (, B. Tafreshi (, AURA, A. M. Swinbank and S. Zieleniewski, D. Juncher, José Francisco Salgado (, NASA, N. Risinger (, R.Genzel and S. Gillessen.
Directed by: Herbert Zodet.
Executive producer: Lars Lindberg Christensen.


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ESO Public Information Officer
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ESOcast 75: ESO’s Top 10 Discoveries
ESOcast 75: ESO’s Top 10 Discoveries