46P/Wirtanen is a small short-period comet with a current orbital period of 5.4 years. It was the original target for close investigation by the ESA Rosetta spacecraft.
The four new 1-m telescopes, big brothers of the TRAPPIST telescopes, and dedicated to the search of habitable planets around neighbor ultra-cool stars have been successfully installed at the ESO Paranal Observatory in Chile.
The beSPACE Award for Team of the Year 2018 went to the TRAPPIST team of ULiège for performing bold and innovative research that brings space science closer to the people.
Four new studies involving researchers from the STAR Research Institute shed a new light on the extraordinary planetary system discovered in February 2017.
NGC 6946 is a face-on spiral galaxy with a small bright nucleus in the constellations of Cygnus and seen behind the many stars of the Milky Way.
La 18ème édition du festival d'astronomie s'est tenu du 12 au 15 octobre à Marrakech et avait pour thème "La vie ailleurs dans l'Univers".
Michael Gillon and Emmanuel Jehin, members of the TRAPPIST team of the Liège University, have been made by the Liège's mayor Honorary citizens.
A star about the size of Saturn – the smallest ever measured for a "normal" star – has been identified by an international team of astronomers with the help, among others, of the TRAPPIST-South telescope in Chile.
New observations made with the Kepler space telescope reveal the dynamic and fascinating architecture of the TRAPPIST-1 system, thanks to the precise study of TRAPPIST-1h, the outermost planet of the system.
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.
Michaël Gillon, astronomer at the University of Liège, nominated in the 100 TIME list, the list of the 100 most influential people in the world.
A conference with Michaël Gillon, Emmanuel Jehin and Julien de Wit, co-discoverers of the Trappist-1 exoplanetary system.