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SXP 1062 Pulsar and its remanent 18/12/2011
A pulsar too slow for its age
It is one of the slowest pulsars known, and its slowness seems incompatible with its age  
High speed rotators 13/12/2011
Solved the problem of measuring the temperature of the flattened stars
To measure the temperature of the flattened stars is used a theorem that it has now been shown that it is incomplete  
Hypernova gamma-ray burst illustration (www.astronomy.com) 01/12/2011
Stars have found a new way to die
A peculiar burst detected on Christmas Day 2010 points to the merger of two stars, a neutron star and an evolved red giant, after going through a common-envelope stage.  
Electrical atmospheric phenomenons 13/11/2011
Found the key to complete the models of the "sprites" in the upper atmosphere
IAA scientists have found the reason why sometimes these flashes occur with some delay with respect to the lightning that triggers  
Image of Lutetia taken by ROSETTA mission 27/10/2011
Lutetia gives clues about the origin of the Solar System
The asteroid pictures come from Rosetta show that it is a primitive Solar System Object  
Artistic view of ERIS exoplanet 26/10/2011
The dwarf planet Eris could be smaller than Pluto
It has used the occultation of a star by Eris to determine its size accurately
Image comet Sheila 21/09/2011
The tail of the Scheila asteroid was due to a probable collision event
In 2010, the Scheila asteroid showed like a comet, with a well defined tail that disappeared in a few days. IAA astronomers analyzed the event and attributed to a probable collision event

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