ESO — Reaching New Heights in Astronomy
Subscription preferences | Unsubscribe | View in browser
ESO News
1 October 2018

Deep observations made with the MUSE spectrograph on ESO’s Very Large Telescope have uncovered vast cosmic reservoirs of atomic hydrogen surrounding distant galaxies. The exquisite sensitivity of MUSE allowed for direct observations of dim clouds of hydrogen glowing with Lyman-alpha emission in the early Universe — revealing that almost the whole night sky is invisibly aglow.

The release, images and videos are available on:

Kind regards,
The ESO Education and Public Outreach Department
1 October 2018

  ESO Announcements

German Research Foundation selects the ORIGINS Cluster as a new Cluster of Excellence

27 September 2018: Today, on 27 September 2018, the German Research Foundation (Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft — DFG) announced the selection of 57 new clusters of excellence, including the cluster ORIGINS — From the origins of the ...

Read more

Winners of the 2018 European Union Contest for Young Scientists Announced

27 September 2018: The 2018 winners of the prestigious European Union Contest for Young Scientists (EUCYS) have been announced. Since 1989 the EUCYS has aimed to promote cooperation and interchange between young scientists ...

Read more


Fellowships at ESO — Hands-on experience at world-class observatories

Xavier Barcons

28 September 2018: Greetings and welcome once more to the ESOblog!

Share this newsletter on:


Receive our News in your preferred language

Start receiving this newsletter in your language

 Picture of the Week

1 October 2018
Autumn gold

New on

Upcoming Events


13 October 2018: Open House Day 2018

24 - 29 June 2019: Starmus V

2 July 2019: Total Solar Eclipse

Upcoming Exhibitions

4 - 10 October 2018: Space Week. Dublin and Cork, Ireland.

5 - 6 October 2018: Ciencia Fest 2018. Santiago, Chile.

6 - 14 October 2018: Fête de la Science. Paris, France.

Leviathan of the Atacama  An explosive phoenix  Summer Astrocamp 2018  Unrivalled vistas at La Silla  V is for VLT 

You are receiving this newsletter because you subscribed to ESO News.

Subscription preferences | Unsubscribe | View in browser

Follow us on:

Facebook Twitter Vimeo Flickr YouTube LinkedIn Google+ Pinterest Itunes Scribd Issuu Livestream

European Southern Observatory, Karl-Schwarzschild-Str 2, D-85748 Garching bei München, Germany