• Resolving the riddle of the infrared background

  • Finding the edge of a protostar disk

  • ALMA reveals how planets form around stellar twins

  • Ring of cold dust indicates existence of giant planets

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Resolving the riddle of the infrared background

Have you ever seen the Milky Way? It’s a faint band of light in the sky. It’s only visible from a dark location, on a

Finding the edge of a protostar disk

A baby is already growing before it is born, inside the belly of its mother. The same is true for a star: even before it

ALMA reveals how planets form around stellar twins

Our Sun is a single star, but many other stars in our Milky Way galaxy belong to binary systems – two suns orbiting each other.

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When were the first galaxies born?

The Earth is a planet, orbiting the Sun. The Sun is a star – a giant ball of hot gas, emitting light and heat. The

Did life originate in space?

Did you know that you are made of star stuff? It’s true! Many of the atoms in your body were created in other stars. It’s

Why are there 66 antennas?

Have you ever noticed that owls have big eyes? That’s because they live at night. During the dark, you need really big eyes to see