Press releases on the dust trap around Oph IRS 48
(published in Science magazine, June 7 2013)
Credit: ESO/L. Calçada
- Science magazine: original article
- Science magazine: Perspective by Phil Armitage
- ALMA Allegro
- ESO press release: ALMA discovers comet factory
- NRAO press release: 'Dust Trap' around Distant Star May Solve Planet Formation Mystery
- Nature research highlights: Trap holds protoplanet dust
- New Scientist: Dust devils around stars may help planets grow
- SPACE.com: Strange Object Near Star May Create 'Comet Factory,' Study Suggests
- Popular Mechanics: Space Dust Bunnies Could Unravel a Planetary Mystery
- LA Times: 'Comet factory' discovered around young star, 400 light-years away
- Science 2.0: Oph-IRS 48 Is A Comet 'Factory'
- Astrobiology magazine: Star's 'Dust Trap' May Solve Planet Formation Mystery
- Universe Today: ALMA and the comet factory
- io9: This "comet factory" reveals first secrets of planetary formation
- The Australian: Observatory discovers 'comet factory'
- Huffington post: Planet Formation Theory Gets New Support From Observations Of 'Dust Trap' Comet Factories
- Discovery: Mystery Feature Surrounds Star: It's a (Dust) Trap!
- Daily Herald: Krispy Kreator
- Christian Science monitor: Planets are basically gigantic cosmic dust bunnies, new study says
- Astronomy.com: ALMA discovers comet factory
- Sky and Telescope: Trapping Alien dust
- UPI: Dust trap' around young star could be comet factory
- Spacedaily: 'Dust trap' around distant star may solve planet formation mystery
- Discovermagazine: “Dust Trap” Solves Mystery of Planet Formation
- International Business Times: Dust Trap Surrounding Young Star Could Act As A 'Comet Factory'
- Press release DIAS: A 'comet factory'
- Silicon republic: Astronomers discover ‘comet factory’ that could explain how planets form
- Astronomie.nl: ALMA ontdekt kometenfabriek (Dutch)
- NRC Handelsblad: Sterrenstof in de val (Dutch)
- NOS.nl: Kometenfabriek ontdekt bij ster (Dutch)
- ALMA Blog: Een hinderlaag om jonge planeten te maken (Dutch)
- Neue Zurcher Zeitung: Planeten wachsen in staubigen Kinderstuben (German)
- First Science with ALMA, Puerto Varas, Chile (December 2012)
- KNAW mini lecture, Amsterdam, the Netherlands (March 2013)
- 2013 Rocks!, Waikoloa, Hawaii, USA (April 2013)
- ALMA mini-symposium Netherlands Space Society, Leiden, the Netherlands (May 2013)
- IAUS 299: The origin of planetary systems, Victoria, Canada (June 2013) Talk on YouTube: