Home » Podcasts » Episodes » ESOcast 160 Light: Lost in Space (4K UHD)
Bookmark and Share

ESOcast 160 Light: Lost in Space (4K UHD)

9 May 2018, 10:00 UTC
You don't have the right version of the adobe flash player to see this video. Please upgrade or install it at "http://get.adobe.com/flashplayer/"
Subscribe to iTunes

An international team of astronomers has used ESO telescopes to investigate a relic of the primordial Solar System. The team found that the unusual Kuiper Belt Object 2004 EW95 is a carbon-rich asteroid, the first of its kind to be confirmed in the cold outer reaches of the Solar System. This curious object likely formed in the asteroid belt between Mars and Jupiter and has been flung billions of kilometres from its origin to its current home in the Kuiper Belt.

Latest Vodcast

Latest Podcast

Advertise PTTU

NASA Picture of the Day

Astronomy Picture of the Day

astronomy_pod