Press Releases


  1. 23/07/2017 Stars Born in Winds from Supermassive Black Holes – ESO’s VLT spots brand-new type of star formation
  2. 02/11/2016 Pillars of Destruction – Colourful Carina Nebula blasted by brilliant nearby stars
  3. 26/10/2016 ESO’s VLT Detects Unexpected Giant Glowing Halos around Distant Quasars
  4. 15/09/2016 Starving Black Hole Returns Brilliant Galaxy to the Shadows
  5. 15/12/2015 XXL Hunt for Galaxy Clusters -Observations from ESO telescopes provide crucial third dimension in probe of Universe’s dark side
  6. 25/11/2015 MUSE Observations Enable Prediction of Once-in-a-lifetime Supernova Replay
  7. 05/05/2015 The Pillars of Creation Revealed in 3D – New study suggests that iconic structures more aptly named the Pillars of Destruction
  8. 15/04/2015 First Signs of Self-interacting Dark Matter? – Dark matter may not be completely dark after all
  9. 26/02/2015 Looking Deeply into the Universe in 3D – MUSE goes beyond Hubble
  10. 10/11/2014 MUSE Reveals True Story Behind Galactic Crash
  11. 05/03/2014 First Light for MUSE – Powerful 3D spectrograph successfully installed on VLT
  12. 11/09/2013 A MUSE for ESO’s Very Large Telescope – New instrument given send-off in Lyon and approved for shipping to Paranal