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Researchers from the Max Planck Institute for Astronomy and Ludwig Maximilians University Munich have proposed a new scenario for the emergence of the first building blocks for life on Earth, roughly…
MICADO and METIS are two of the four first-generation instruments for ESO’s Extremely Large Telescope (ELT) that will go to the telescope later this decade. MPIA is a consortium partner in both…
The James Webb Space Telescope reveals details of the atmospheric composition of the Mini-Neptune GJ 1214 b
Astronomers excited by first JWST spectra of planetary cradles showing a rich and diverse chemistry
The CARMENES program, led by a consortium of Spanish and German research institutions, in which the Max Planck Institute for Astronomy (MPIA) is a partner, has released 20,000 observations of more…
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