ESOcast 76: A Polarised View of Stellar Magnetism

ESO telescopes are being used to search for the subtle signs of magnetic fields in other stars and even to map out the star spots on their surfaces. This information is beginning to reveal how and why so many stars, including our own Sun, are magnetic, and what the implications might be for life on Earth and elsewhere in the Universe.

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ESOcast 76: A Polarised View of Stellar Magnetism
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ESOcast 60: A Polarised View of Exoplanets
ESOcast 59: Chile Chill 4 - Images taken by the MPG/ESO 2.2-metre telescope
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ESOcast 57: ESO:s VLT firar 15 framgångsrika år
ESOcast 56: Gentle Giants in the Desert
ESOcast 55: invigning av ALMA
ESOcast 53: Chile Chill 3
ESOcast 52/Chile Chill 2: It's Raining Stars — a video podcast by Gianluca Lombardi celebrating the Geminid meteor shower
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ESOcast 50: Chile Chill 1
ESOcast 49: On Air – Behind the Scenes of “A Day in The Life of ESO” Live Webcast
ESOcast 48: Building Big — Special 50th anniversary episode #8
ESOcast 47: Finding Life — Special 50th anniversary episode #7
ESOcast 46: Catching Light — Special 50th anniversary episode #6
ESOcast 45: Reaching Out — Special 50th anniversary episode #5
ESOcast 44: Changing Views -- Special 50th anniversary episode #4
ESOcast 43: Seeing Sharp — Special 50th anniversary episode #3
ESOcast 42: Looking Up — Special 50th anniversary episode #2
ESOcast 41: Going South — Special 50th anniversary episode #1
ESOcast 40: When Speed Matters — Discovery of the Accelerating Universe Wins 2011 Nobel Prize for Physics
ESOcast 39: A Black Hole’s Dinner is Fast Approaching
ESOcast 38: Faraway Eris is Pluto’s twin
ESOcast 37: Full-size Mock-up of World's Largest Telescope Mirror Built at ESO's Open House Day
ESOcast 36: ALMA Opens Its Eyes
ESOcast 35: Fifty New Exoplanets
ESOcast 34: How To Stop a Star's Twinkle - The astronomy podcast exploring the cosmic frontier with Dr J
ESOcast 33: Under Chilean Skies
ESOcast 32: Most Distant Quasar Found
ESOcast 31: Pandora's Cluster
ESOcast 30: First Images from the VLT Survey Telescope -- VST and 268 megapixel OmegaCAM start work
ESOcast 29: Running a Desert Town
ESOcast 28: ESO Hidden Treasures Competition
ESOcast 27: An ESO Astronomer at Work
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ESOcast is a video podcast series dedicated to bringing you the latest news and research from ESO – Astronomy made on planet Earth. Here we explore the Universe's ultimate frontier with our host Doctor J, a.k.a. Dr. Joe Liske.

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Who is Dr. J?


Dr. J is a German astronomer. His scientific interests are in cosmology, particularly on galaxy evolution and quasars. Dr. J's real name is Joe Liske and he has a PhD in astronomy.