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  1. CoRoT uncovers a new Sun

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    June 14, 2010

    Since 2006, CNES’s CoRoT satellite has been probing the stars in our Galaxy. With the data it has amassed, an international team has discovered a star that vibrates just like our own Sun.

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  2. XMM-Newton finds 1st intermediate-mass black hole

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    July 10, 2009

    A team of researchers supported by CNES has used the European space telescope to clearly identify a black hole weighing more than 500 solar masses.

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  3. Gaia, l'oeil de notre Galaxie

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    May 4, 2015

    Le satellite Gaia, dont le lancement est prévu fin 2013, dressera une carte de la Voie Lactée. Durant 5 ans, il va répertorier et analyser un milliard d’étoiles, pour comprendre la structure et l’histoire de notre Galaxie.

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  4. Exoplanètes: à la recherche de la vie

    Publishing date:

    November 2, 2009

    Zoom sur le télescope spatial Corot, chasseur d'exoplanètes

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