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Planck receives its final command

23/10/2013 - 14:32
Planck has been turned off after nearly 4.5 years of soaking up the relic radiation from the Big Bang and studying the formation of stars and galaxies throughout fourteen billion years of cosmic history.

Planck HFI mission draws to a close

03/02/2012 - 12:58
Planck's High Frequency Instrument has used the last of its coolant and ended its mission. The Low Frequency Instrument will continue operating for a further year.

Welcome to the new Website!

19/09/2010 - 19:08
Welcome to the newly-refurbished website.

Planck spies a new supercluster

19/09/2010 - 19:03
Planck has helped discover a new "supercluster" of galaxies.

Planck unveils the Universe - old and young

17/09/2010 - 10:46
Planck has delivered its first image of the entire sky. By looking at microwave radiation, it not only provides new insight into the way stars and galaxies form, but also tells us how the Universe itself came to life after the Big Bang.

Planck reveals Star Formation processes

16/09/2010 - 19:19
New images from Planck reveal the gas and dust between the stars and isolate the physical processes at work in our Galaxy.

The Excitement Builds, Naturally

16/09/2010 - 21:06
The scientific journal Nature has listed Planck as one of its key events of 2010.

Chromoscope: the Galaxy across the spectrum

16/09/2010 - 21:23
A new online tool called Chromoscope has been launched. Chromoscope allows the user to browse around the sky, zoom in, and smoothly change the wavelength of the light being looked at.

Videos available

16/09/2010 - 21:27
There is now a Video section to the website, with a few videos to watch.

Timeline of the Universe

16/09/2010 - 21:32
A "Timeline of the Universe" is now available on the site, outlining its history since the Big Bang.