Observations that confirm a theory put forward by researchers from the University of Liege to explain these auroras.
Two new studies conducted by ULiège researchers in partnership with the University of Colorado Boulder reveal the secrets of the auroras that occur on the Red Planet.
This long-awaited result is the outcome of a collaboration between ESA and NASA observers and modellers, including researchers from the ULiège Laboratory for Planetary and Atmospheric Physics.
A mystery solved thanks to the joint efforts of ESA and NASA teams, including researchers from the Laboratory of Atmospheric and Planetary Physics at ULiège.
A research conducted by scientists from the Laboratory for Planetary and Atmospheric Physics (STAR Institute) at ULiège made it possible to capture, for the first time, this spectacular event from start to finish.
Shohei Aoki, Emmanuel Jehin, Nicolas Magain and Andy Chevigné, researchers in the ULiège Faculties of Science and are among the fifteen laureates of this year's nominations.
New data collected by the Juno probe suggest that "sprites" or "elves" frolic in the upper atmosphere of the largest planet in the solar system.
This is revealed by the data recorded by the MAVEN probe and analysed by researchers from ULiège and the University of Colorado.
The instrument designed at the Belgian Royal Institute for Space Aeronomy and tested at the CSL has made it possible to detect this phenomenon never before observed on planets other than Earth.
The mission, which involves researchers and engineers from ULiège, has just received the first images of the Earth's ionosphere.
An observation campaign involving LPAP researchers shows that the polar aurorae are warming Jupiter's deep atmosphere.