25 episodes

ESOcast is a video podcast series dedicated to bringing you the latest news and research from ESO, the European Southern Observatory. Here we explore the Universe's ultimate frontier. The ESOcast HD is presented in High Definition.

ESOcast HD European Southern Observatory

    • Natural Sciences
    • 4.8 • 37 Ratings

ESOcast is a video podcast series dedicated to bringing you the latest news and research from ESO, the European Southern Observatory. Here we explore the Universe's ultimate frontier. The ESOcast HD is presented in High Definition.

    • video
    ESOcast 232 Light: Stars and Skulls

    ESOcast 232 Light: Stars and Skulls

    Captured in astounding detail by ESO’s Very Large Telescope (VLT), the eerie Skull Nebula is showcased in a new image in beautiful pink and red tones. This planetary nebula is the first known to be associated with a pair of closely bound stars orbited by a third outer star. This video offers stunning views of this object and tells the story of the three stars at its centre.

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    ESOcast 231 Light: Death by Spaghettification

    ESOcast 231 Light: Death by Spaghettification

    Using telescopes from ESO and other organisations around the world, astronomers have spotted a rare blast of light from a star being ripped apart by a supermassive black hole. This video summarises the findings.

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    ESOcast 230 Light: Possible Marker of Life Spotted on Venus

    ESOcast 230 Light: Possible Marker of Life Spotted on Venus

    ESOcast is a video podcast series dedicated to bringing you the latest news and research from ESO, the European Southern Observatory. Here we explore the Universe's ultimate frontier. The ESOcast HD is presented in High Definition.

    • 1 min
    • video
    ESOcast 229 Light: Planet-forming Disc Torn Apart by its Three Central Stars

    ESOcast 229 Light: Planet-forming Disc Torn Apart by its Three Central Stars

    A team of astronomers used ALMA and ESO telescopes to study a peculiar system, GW Orionis, and to identify the first direct evidence that groups of stars can tear apart their planet-forming disc, leaving it warped and with tilted rings. This video provides a summary of the findings, showcasing stunning observations and animations of GW Orionis.

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    ESOcast 228 Light: ALMA Sees Most Distant Milky Way Look-alike

    ESOcast 228 Light: ALMA Sees Most Distant Milky Way Look-alike

    Astronomers using ALMA, in which the ESO is a partner, have revealed an extremely distant galaxy that looks surprisingly like our Milky Way. This video summarises their findings.

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    ESOcast 227 Light: Stunning Space Butterfly Captured by ESO Telescope

    ESOcast 227 Light: Stunning Space Butterfly Captured by ESO Telescope

    Astronomers using ESO's Very Large Telescope have imaged a 'space butterfly', a planetary nebula known as NGC 2899. This video offers stunning views of this object and the science behind it.

    • 1 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
37 Ratings

37 Ratings

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I have always been so interested in astronomy!!!!!🚀🛰🛸

Heart In Montana ,

For those who love astronomy.

Well made descriptions of the work and discoveries of some of the most amazing tools humans have ever built. I can’t wait to watch each new episode.

Veteran2014 ,

Scientific and Challenging

Interesting and educational. Need to fix the audio. Sometimes the episodes don't download.

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