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Four new studies involving researchers from the STAR Research Institute shed a new light on the extraordinary planetary system discovered in February 2017.

Michaël Gillon (University of Liège) and Amaury Triaud (University of Cambridge) talk about the discovery of TRAPPIST-1 and the fact that we need to expand our search for life beyond the solar system. An article published in aeon magazine.


Emmanuel Jehin participated in the animations in the Corsica competition, which saw two high school classes win a week in Corsica at the Stareso Oceanographic Station of Liege University.


On April 18th, the astronomers Michaël Gillon, Emmanuel Jehin et Julien de Wit talked about the discovery of the TRAPPIST-1 exoplanteray system.


ULg astronomers discovered seven telluric planets around the star TRAPPIST-1. “The TRAPPIST-1 system is the largest treasure of terrestrial planets ever detected around a single star.” This discovery, published this week in the journal Nature, revives the quest for life in the Universe.


Laetitia Delrez used information gathered over a period of four years about discoveries and characterizations of hot Jupiters to complete her thesis. She uncovered a wealth of information about these gas giants that orbit very close to their star.


The documentary "In Search of Lives in the Universe", broadcast on France 5 television presents - at the end - the discovery, thanks to the TRAPPIST telescopes, of the Trappist-1 planetary system.


Si la météo le permet, n'hésitez pas à mettre le nez dehors cette nuit car la lune sera jusqu'à 14% plus grosse et 30% plus lumineuse. Un phénomène assez rare puisqu'il n'a plus été observé depuis 70 ans. Mais à quoi est-il d&ucric; ? Voici les explications.


Un nouveau télescope de l'Université de Liège vient d'être inauguré dans l'Atlas marocain. à la base de ce projet? Le Spadois Emannuël Jehin et ses collègues. Docteur en astrophysique et chercheur, il est spécialiste des petits corps du système solaire, c'est-à-dire les comètes, astéroïdes ou météorites.


Conference presented by Michael Gillon at 20h at Urania Astronomy Club (Antwerpen)