1. ESOcast 61: Chile Chill 5 - Impressions from La Silla

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    In this episode of Chile Chill we take a closer look at the telescopes and instruments of ESO's first observatory at La Silla in northern Chile. More information and download options: http://www.eso.org/public/videos/esocast61a/ Credit: ESO Editing:…

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    • ESOcast 57: ESO´s VLT Celebrates 15 Years of Success

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      May 25 2013 is an important anniversary for the Very Large Telescope – it is exactly fifteen years since the first light on the first of its four Unit Telescopes. Since then the four original giant…

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      • ESOcast 35: Fifty New Exoplanets

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        Astronomers using ESO’s leading exoplanet hunter HARPS have today announced more than fifty newly discovered planets around other stars. Among these are many rocky planets not much heavier than the…

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        • ESOcast 47: Finding Life — Special 50th anniversary episode #7

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          ESOcast 47 is the seventh special episode of this series. In this special episode we look at one of the greatest quests that astronomers have pursued over the centuries: the search for life in…

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          • ESOcast 37: Full-size Mock-up of World's Largest Telescope Mirror Built at ESO's Open House Day

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            On Saturday 15 October 2011 ESO opened the doors of its headquarters in Garching bei München, Germany, to the public. Throughout the day, thousands of visitors had the chance to help build a full-size…

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            • ESOcast 56: Gentle Giants in the Desert

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              For our newest ESOcast, we pose this puzzle: how do you move a 100-tonne giant ALMA antenna 30 kilometres up onto the oxygen-starved Chajnantor Plateau, 5000 metres above sea level and finish the…

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              • ESOcast 59: Images taken by the MPG/ESO 2.2-metre telescope

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                This ESOcast explores the wealth of stunning astronomical images produced over a period of almost 30 years by the MPG/ESO 2.2-metre telescope at the La Silla Observatory in Chile. More information…

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                • ESOcast 49: On Air - Behind the Scenes of "A Day in The Life of ESO" Live Webcast

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                  This exciting episode of the ESOcast gives viewers an exclusive backstage pass to see what went on behind the scenes while filming the ESO live webcast "A Day in the Life of ESO". The webcast aired…

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                  • ESOcast 20: Richest planetary system discovered

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                    Astronomers using ESO instruments have discovered a remarkable extrasolar planetary system that has some striking similarities to our own Solar System. At least five planets are orbiting the Sun-like…

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                    • ESOcast 42 Special: Looking Up -- Special 50th anniversary episode #2

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                      "Looking Up" is the second special episode of this series and ESOcast 42 overall. In it we look at how, over the past fifty years, ESO has helped to unravel some of the mysteries of the Universe in…

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