11-10-2019
Sounding the cosmic dust around proto-stars
23-05-2018
The European Spatial Agency retains the mission of exploration of galaxies
The SPICA infrared space telescope has been shortlisted by the European Space Agency (ESA) to participate in the final competition which will see in September 2021 the choice of the next mission of medium size ESA (M5 mission).
30-04-2018
The laws of the birth of stars questioned
An international team led by researchers from the CNRS, Grenoble Alpes University and the Astrophysical Department /AIM Laboratory of CEA-Irfu suggests a radical modification on our ideas on the formation of stars.
03-04-2018
Detection by ALMA of polarized dust emission in the protostar B335
An international team led by the Department of Astrophysics/AIM Laboratory of CEA-Irfu has just shown for the first time that the magnetic field plays a fundamental role in the collapse of proto-stars.
11-03-2017
First light of the ArTéMiS camera at two wavelengths and first results on interstellar filaments
The new ArTéMiS submillimetric camera was successfully re-installed in June 2016 on the APEX telescope in the Atacama desert in Chile.
18-11-2016
First evidence of the deformation of Saturn by tidal effects
06-06-2016
Star formation in the filamentary Aquila and Taurus molecular clouds
Based on observations of nearby molecular clouds with the Herschel space observatory, recently large samples of future stars were detected in the form of dense cores.
06-05-2015
Formation of solar systems: the role of "planets traps"
A team from the laboratory "Astrophysics, Instrumentation, Modeling" Paris-Saclay (AIM - CNRS / CEA / Université Paris Diderot) has developed a new model representing the evolution of protoplanetary disks over millions of years.
25-09-2013
First images of a new camera on the APEX telescope
The new ArTéMiS camera has been successfully installed on the APEX telescope (Atacama Pathfinder Experiment).
28-11-2012
The planetary rings may be at the origin of most of the satellites around planets
06-07-2012
The formation of a brown dwarf
A team led by Philippe André du Service d'Astrophysique-Laboratoire AIM du CEA-Irfu has just uncovered the very first stage of the formation  of a brown dwarf, one of these tiny stars with a mass just above the planets.
13-04-2011
The golden thread of the star formation
The Herschel space telescope of the European Space Agency (ESA) has given astrophysicists unpublished images of interstellar filament networks, in which the majority of stars are formed.
30-03-2011
Evidence of red giants with a hydrogen burning shell
Thanks to the data of the NASA  Kepler satellite, an international team including Rafael Garcia of the Astrophysical Department at CEA-Irfu [1], succesfully probe the heart of hundreds of giant stars for the first time.
17-03-2011
First detection of gravity-like waves in a red giant star
Waves traveling inside the core of a giant star have been discovered by a international team of researchers including Rafael A. Garcia, member of the Service d'Astrophysique of CEA-Irfu [1].
26-08-2010
The CoRoT satellite reveals the magnetic cycle of a star
09-07-2010
The giant gas ring in Leo, formed when two galaxies collided
09-06-2010
Numerical simulations show new moons forming now from the rings
22-04-2010
Delivery of the Flight Model for a launch planned to take place in 2014
19-12-2009
Herschel discovers hundreds of proto-stars in a dark cloud
The first scientific images of the Herschel Space telescope  have just been released during a scientific conference held at Madrid (Spain) on 17 and 18 decembre 2009, only six months after launch.
07-12-2007
The unexpected shape of the Saturn moons inside the rings (7 Decembre 2007)
The high resolution images provided by the Cassini spacecraft have uncovered a surprising shape for two small Saturn satellites located inside the rings of the giant planet.
06-07-2007
First astronomical image at 450 µm on APEX with P-ArTéMiS (6 juillet 2007)
The first Astronomical image taken by a new generation of camera called "ArTeMiS-1" were obtained with the APEX telescope in March 2007, at Chajnantor in Chile.

 

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