Research at AOP

At AOP we carry out front-line research in several key areas of astrophysics, involving the Sun and our
Solar System, the stars and our Galaxy, and other galaxies.

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  • Mars plays shepherd to our Moon’s long-lost twin, AOP scientists find 3rd November 2020
    by Apostolos Christou An international team of planetary scientists led by astronomers at AOP have found an asteroid trailing behind Mars with a composition very similar to the Moon’s. The asteroid could be an ancient piece of debris, dating back to the gigantic impacts that formed the Moon and the Read more…
    Apostolos Christou