Vicent J. Martínez
Full Professor of Astronomy and Astrophysics. Astronomical Observatory of the University of Valencia.

At the Lund Observatory in Sweden there is a painting of the first realistic representation of our galaxy, the Milky Way. The idea of carrying out this scientific and artistic work came from the Swedish astronomer Knut Lundmark who, at the beginning of the 1950s, set out to represent the Milky Way as a whole.
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En el marc de la teoria general de la relativitat, Einstein va postular l’existència de les ones gravitacionals, encara que pensava que mai es podrien detectar.
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Recently, a star with a very unromantic name, KIC 8462852, became a trend in some social networks. It is a very common star, located

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It is clear that there are not only five dwarf planets, but probably many more, possibly thousands.
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On 4 September, the cover of Nature showed a dark background with a strange figure made of light filaments, one that could remind us

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The last song in Pink Floyd’s LP The Dark Side of the Moon, published in 1973, mentioned it: «There’s no dark side of the Moon really. Matter of fact, it’s all dark. »
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Cortesia de Harvard College Observatory Harvard's «computers» in 1891. Williamina Fleming is standing in the centre of the image and Edward

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© Photo: Javier Díez (www.jdiez.com). Montage of the constellations: Fernando Ballesteros. The night sky from the Observatory of the University of Valencia in Aras de

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Throughout the history of astronomy, various thinkers, philosophers and scientists have postulated the existence of entities which, not being visible or detectable in their time, or perhaps ever, were however necessary to maintain the stability of the cosmos, as they saw and understood it.
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Since Swiss astronomers Michel Mayor and Didier Queloz announced the discovery of the first extrasolar planet or exoplanet, in 1995, different research groups worldwide

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