Orion A in infrared
As seen by ESA’s Herschel and Planck space observatories, Orion A is at 1350 light years away the nearest heavyweight stellar nursery to us.News SciencesNovember 18, 2019
Herschel et Planck honored with Space Systems...
Herschel and Planck project teams are this year's recipients of the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics Space Systems Award.News Sciences Institutional, Specialist public, Science and technologySeptember 11, 2015
2011: a look at stellar formation through the lens
2011 a look at stellar formation through the lens Update: 01/30/2012News Sciences Science and technologyJanuary 30, 2012
The Herschel satellite discovered a water...
The ESA's Herschel satellite, in which CNES is participating, discovered water vapour around a young star. It would come from the ice-covered dust of the matter disk orbiting...News Sciences Science and technologyNovember 18, 2011
The birth of stars is not a matter of cosmic...
The observations performed with the ESA's Herschel space telescope showed that collisions between galaxies only play a secondary role in the birth process of the stars.News Sciences Science and technologySeptember 14, 2011
Herschel is looking afresh at the origin of the...
The observations performed by the European infrared telescope Herschel revived the debate on the origin of water on Earth.News Telecommunications Science and technologyMay 10, 2011
Herschel spies five new galaxies with cosmic ‘...
Thanks to a technique called ‘gravitational lensing’, Europe’s Herschel space telescope, in orbit since 2009, has been able to detect and characterize galaxies as they were 10...News Sciences InstitutionalAugust 20, 2010
Herschel challenges old ideas on star formation
After Planck last week, it is now the turn of Europe’s Herschel space observatory to deliver its share of surprises. The infrared telescope—in orbit for just a year—has called...News Sciences InstitutionalMay 6, 2010