May 2019

Stolen comets and free-floating objects

 Artist’s impression of the interstellar asteroid Oumuamua

Our Solar System may contain alien comets that were stolen from another star flying past 4.5 billion years ago. Far away in a distant cluster of young stars, a similar close encounter might have also sent the inter-stellar visitor “Oumuamua” flying on its way towards us, and there must be many more of these free-floating objects in the Galaxy. These are results of a new study by astrophysicists at the University of Zurich.

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February 2019

Ein Supercomputer für das Universum

Joachim Stadel

Eine Zürcher Forschungsgruppe stellt sicher, dass Satelliten ihren Weg ins All finden. Fünftausend Computer helfen ihnen dabei. 

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