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.

RSS Latest Research News

  • Is there life on Venus? 14th September 2020
    The answer is possibly, after an international team of astronomers announced the discovery of a rare molecule, phosphine, in the clouds of Venus. Phosphine, which is a molecule made up of one phosphorus atom and three hydrogen atoms, is a gas only made industrially on Earth or by microbes that thrive Read more…
    Sinead Mackle