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Why do asteroids in the solar system have the sizes we observe? Two researchers at the Max Planck Institute for Astronomy have found an answer to that fundamental question: For the birth planets and… more

Reaching new heights with 100 consortium publications including the early exoplanet demographics release. more

Astronomers discover the most distant radio-loud quasar currently known more

A hot super-Earth in our neighbourhood promises to be a suitable candidate to test rocky planet atmosphere models. more

Astronomers detect ring structures in the planet forming disks of young, very low-mass stars. more

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