ann0942 — Announcement
14 December 2009: Thanks to ever larger telescopes, such as ESO’s Very Large Telescope, and ever more sensitive instruments, our astronomical knowledge continues to progress at an incredible pace, answering many questions, but also raising exciting new ones. The 42-metre European Extremely Large Telescope (E-ELT), presently being planned by ESO, will be able ...
ann0941 — Announcement
14 December 2009: ESO Messenger No. 138 is available for download.
ann0940 — Announcement
10 December 2009: ESO's Residencia at Paranal Observatory, Chile, has just been selected to be among the "top 10 buildings of the decade" by the UK’s Guardian newspaper. Cerro Paranal is a 2600-metre high mountain in the Chilean Atacama Desert, perhaps the driest on Earth. It is the home of ESO’s Very Large ...
ann0939 — Announcement
8 December 2009: The Eyes on the Skies project initiated as part of International Year of Astronomy 2009 (IYA2009) celebration now entering its final weeks has won an international accolade. After originally being selected as one of eight finalists from a field of over 254 entries from 39 countries, the Eyes on the ...
ann0938 — Announcement
ann0937 — Announcement
ann0936 — Announcement
ann0935 — Announcement
26 November 2009: Twenty years of Adaptive Optics development at ESO.
ann0934 — Announcement
16 November 2009: A team of astronomers and engineers at the Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array (ALMA) have made the first interferometric measurements of radio signals — so-called “fringes” — of an astronomical source from the observatory’s 5000-metre “high site” of Chajnantor. This is an important technical step for ALMA, as it used a ...
ann0933 — Announcement
ann0932 — Announcement
Santiago Museum of Science and Technology inaugurates renovated Astronomy Hall, in partnership with ESO in Chile
27 October 2009: The Museum of Science and Technology in Santiago has opened its renovated Astronomy Hall, a project supported by ESO in Chile. Massimo Tarenghi, ESO Representative in Chile, and Mónica Rubio, President of the Corporación para la Divulgación de la Ciencia y la Tecnología (CORPDICYT, the Organisation for the Popularisation of ...
ann0931 — Announcement
26 October 2009: In close cooperation with ESO as part of its International Year of Astronomy 2009 activities, the production companies parallax raumprojektion and fact&film have produced a unique 3D documentary about the most powerful visible-light telescope in the world, ESO’s Very Large Telescope (VLT). One of the world’s largest telescopes, capable of ...
ann0930 — Announcement
19 October 2009: On Monday 19 October 2009, astronomers will report at the international ESO/CAUP exoplanet conference in Porto, Portugal, on a significant discovery in the field of exoplanets, obtained with the High Accuracy Radial Velocity Planet Searcher, better known as HARPS, the spectrograph for ESO's 3.6-metre telescope. ESO will host a media ...
ann0929 — Announcement
5 October 2009: In Chile, 5–11 October is the National Science & Technology Week. This year, it is dedicated to the International Year of Astronomy 2009, and ESO is playing an active role. Everyone is invited to the following events and exhibitions: Monday 5 October sees the launch in Antofagasta of the GalileoMobile, ...
ann0928 — Announcement
18 September 2009: As of today, 18 September 2009, ESO is pleased to announce that important parts of its extensive website have been translated into eleven European languages, covering all ESO member states as well as some additional countries. Many more readers will now be able to learn all about ESO's impressive telescopes ...
ann0927 — Announcement
3 September 2009: ESO Messenger No. 137 is available for download.
ann0926 — Announcement
3 September 2009: ESO Open House Day — 24 October 2009.
ann0925 — Announcement
ann0924 — Announcement
16 July 2009: ESO Director General Tim de Zeeuw is the 2009 recipient of the Dirk Brouwer Award from the Division on Dynamical Astronomy of the American Astronomical Society. The Dirk Brouwer Award is granted to recognise outstanding contributions to the field of Dynamical Astronomy, including celestial mechanics, astrometry, geophysics, stellar systems, galactic ...
ann0923 — Announcement
26 June 2009: A vacancy for a Director of Programmes has been opened.
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