Upozornění pro média: ESA zveřejní první snímky ze sondy Solar Orbiter

09.07.2020 11:28, ESA Czech Republic

První snímky z nové sondy Solar Orbiter, kterou ESA vyslala k pozorování Slunce, budou zveřejněny 16. července 2020. Zveme zástupce médií, aby na internetu shlédli tiskovou konferenci, která se bude konat...

A Cosmic Mystery: ESO Telescope Captures the Disappearance of a Massive Star

30.06.2020 12:00, ESO Top News

Using the European Southern Observatory’s Very Large Telescope (VLT), astronomers have discovered the absence of an unstable massive star in a dwarf galaxy. Scientists think this could indicate that the star became less bright and partially...

Solar Orbiter připraven na vědu koronaviru navzdory

29.06.2020 14:38, ESA Czech Republic

Sonda Solar Orbiter, vyslaná Evropskou kosmickou agenturou (ESA) zkoumat Slunce, má za sebou čtyři měsíce aktivace a technického ověřování. I přes obtíže způsobené epidemií koronaviru je nyní družice připravena plnit na cestě k naší...

Hot stars are plagued by giant magnetic spots, ESO data shows

01.06.2020 17:00, ESO Top News

Astronomers using European Southern Observatory (ESO) telescopes have discovered giant spots on the surface of extremely hot stars hidden in stellar clusters. Not only are these stars plagued by magnetic spots, some also experience superflare...

ESO Telescope Sees Signs of Planet Birth

20.05.2020 14:00, ESO Top News

Observations made with the European Southern Observatory’s Very Large Telescope (ESO’s VLT) have revealed the telltale signs of a planetary system being born. Around the young star AB Aurigae lies a dense disc of dust and gas in which astronomers...

Sucho v České republice je viditelné z vesmíru

18.05.2020 09:30, ESA Czech Republic

Dlouhé období suchého počasí v České republice zapříčinilo situaci, již odborníci nazývají „nejhorším suchem za 500 let“. Vědci monitorují sucho, které zemi sevřelo, pomocí dat ze satelitů ESA.

Sucho v České republice je viditelné z vesmíru

18.05.2020 09:30, ESA Czech Republic

Dlouhé období suchého počasí v České republice zapříčinilo situaci, již odborníci nazývají „nejhorším suchem za 500 let“. Vědci monitorují sucho, které zemi sevřelo, pomocí dat ze satelitů ESA.

ESO Instrument Finds Closest Black Hole to Earth

06.05.2020 14:00, ESO Top News

A team of astronomers from the European Southern Observatory (ESO) and other institutes has discovered a black hole lying just 1000 light-years from Earth. The black hole is closer to our Solar System than any other found to date and forms part of...

Mapování černobylských požárů z vesmíru

16.04.2020 17:00, ESA Czech Republic

S rozšířením lesních požárů ohrožujících uzavřenou černobylskou jadernou elektrárnu na Ukrajině došlo k aktivaci služby CEMS (Copernicus Emergency Mapping Service). Družice systému Copernicus Sentinel-2 pak pořídil snímky požárů a...

ESO Telescope Sees Star Dance Around Supermassive Black Hole, Proves Einstein Right

16.04.2020 09:00, ESO Top News

Observations made with ESO’s Very Large Telescope (VLT) have revealed for the first time that a star orbiting the supermassive black hole at the centre of the Milky Way moves just as predicted by Einstein’s general theory of relativity. Its orbit...

Information for all visitors to ESA sites

09.04.2020 18:13, ESA Top News

Information for all visitors to ESA sites Coronavirus measures for hosted meetings and visitors

Where is Bepi?

09.04.2020 17:10, ESA Top News

Where is Bepi? Explore the journey of ESA’s Mercury mission

Live discussion with BepiColombo experts

09.04.2020 16:52, ESA Top News

Join us for a live streamed conversation with BepiColombo experts following Friday morning’s Earth flyby.  

Zoom past Earth with BepiColombo in virtual reality simulation

09.04.2020 13:20, ESA Top News

Video: 00:02:55 With a simple Google Cardboard-style virtual reality (VR) viewer, you can experience how it feels to be a spacecraft hurtling past Earth. This 360-degree VR simulation of a flyby manoeuvre performed by ESA’s...

Top Five Mercury mysteries that BepiColombo will solve

09.04.2020 12:30, ESA Top News

Mercury is a desert world which scientists until recently considered quite uninteresting. NASA’s Mariner and MESSENGER missions, however, revealed that there is much more to the smallest and innermost planet of the Solar System than meets the...

Rethinking cosmology: Universe expansion may not be uniform

08.04.2020 15:00, ESA Top News

Astronomers have assumed for decades that the Universe is expanding at the same rate in all directions. A new study based on data from ESA’s XMM-Newton, NASA’s Chandra and the German-led ROSAT X-ray observatories suggests this key premise of...

CryoSat still cool at 10

08.04.2020 11:00, ESA Top News

Today marks 10 years since a Dnepr rocket blasted off from an underground silo in the remote desert steppe of Kazakhstan, launching one of ESA’s most remarkable Earth-observing satellites into orbit. Tucked safely within the rocket fairing,...

Bepi before space

08.04.2020 10:52, ESA Top News

Image: Bepi before space

Bartolomeo connected to Columbus

07.04.2020 18:11, ESA Top News

Image: Bartolomeo connected to Columbus

Unusual ozone hole opens over the Arctic

06.04.2020 09:40, ESA Top News

Scientists using data from the Copernicus Sentinel-5P satellite have noticed a strong reduction of ozone concentrations over the Arctic. Unusual atmospheric conditions, including freezing temperatures in the stratosphere, have led ozone levels...