Michaël Gillon (University of Liège) and Amaury Triaud (University of Cambridge) talk about the discovery of TRAPPIST-1 and the fact that we need to expand our search for life beyond the solar system. An article published in aeon magazine.
Emmanuel Jehin participated in the animations in the Corsica competition, which saw two high school classes win a week in Corsica at the Stareso Oceanographic Station of Liege University.
Michaël Gillon, astronomer at the University of Liège, nominated in the 100 TIME list, the list of the 100 most influential people in the world.
Astronomers of the SPECULOOS Liege team are currently at the European Southern Observatory of Paranal (Chile) to commission the first telescope of the project, which is funded by the European Research Council. This telescope, named Europa, is the first of the four telescopes that will comprise the SPECULOOS Southern Observatory which will soon scout the southern skies in search for TRAPPIST-1-like planetary systems around a large sample of nearby ultracool dwarf stars.