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Jan 15 2020

Discovery of a large HI ring around the quiescent galaxy AGC 203001

Bait et al. report the discovery using the Giant Metrewave Radio Telescope of an extremely large (diameter approximately 115 kpc) neutral hydrogen (HI) ring, off-centred from a massive quenched...[more]

Dec 6 2019

A dark matter-like effect in globular clusters, Gaia finds out

Globular clusters are dense spheroidal collections of ~a million very old stars that orbit around a host galaxy, and are actually amongst the stellar systems that have been studied for the longest...[more]

Nov 26 2019

Giant Magnetic Ropes in a Galaxy's Halo

This image of the "Whale Galaxy" (NGC 4631), made with the National Science Foundation's Karl G. Jansky Very Large Array (VLA), reveals hair-like filaments of the galaxy's magnetic field protruding...[more]

Nov 18 2019

The first billion year of the Universe in a gigantic simulation

An international team, led by P. Ocvirk of the Strasbourg Astronomical Observatory, will use Summit, the world's most powerful supercomputer, to perform a gigantic simulation of galaxy formation...[more]

Oct 3 2019

Simulating the first billion years of the Universe in a few minutes on a desktop computer with artificial intelligence

For the first time, a research team of the Astronomical Observatory of Strasbourg has trained an artificial intelligence to simulate the light of the first galaxies of the Universe. In a paper coming...[more]

Oct 10 2019

Deux prix de thèse pour Oliver Müller !

Oliver Müller, postdoctorant accueilli au sein de l'équipe GALHECOS depuis novembre 2018, a reçu le 10 octobre 2019 le prix KlarText dans le cadre de sa thèse de doctorat à l'université de Bâle pour...[more]

Oct 5 2019

Fête de la Science 2019

L'Observatoire astronomique de Strasbourg participe à la Fête de la Science 2019 : 5 et 6 octobre au Champ du Feu, avec des conférences samedi à 15h, Pierre-Alain Duc «Voyages intergalactiques»...[more]

Sep 21 2019

Journées européennes du Patrimoine 2019

Le Jardin des Sciences coordonne les Journées européennes du Patrimoine 2019 à l'Université de Strasbourg les 21 et 22 septembre 2019. N'hésitez pas à consulter la plaquette du programme...[more]

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Jul 1 2020

Les élu(e)s du conseil de laboratoire de l'Observatoire astronomique de Strasbourg (ObAS) expriment...

May 13 2020

The ObAS seminars have moved online, every Friday morning at 10:30 here The program of the coming...

Jul 28 2020

CDS is hiring a researcher (M/F) on a 24 months contract for the scientific support to the...

Jul 21 2020

If you imagined a galaxy like the milky way, would you think of galaxy-wide magnetic fields?...

Jul 8 2020

Une magnifique comète (nommée 2020 F3 NEOWISE) est actuellement visible dans le ciel alsacien, en...

May 19 2020

Oliver Müller, post-doctorant à l'Observatoire astronomique de Strasbourg, a reçu pour ses travaux...