Happy birthday Hubble (Press release STScI/NASA)

17 Apr

Several million stars are vying for attention in this NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope image of a raucous stellar breeding ground in 30 Doradus, located in the heart of the Tarantula nebula. 30 Doradus is the brightest star-forming region in our … Read More »

Multiple populations in Trumpler 20: stellar rotation or differential reddening? (New Paper)

29 Dec

The effects of differential reddening and stellar rotation  on the appearance of multiple populations in star clusters: the case of Trumpler 20. I. Platais, C. Melo, S. N. Quinn, J. L. Clem, S. E. de Mink, A. Dotter, V. Kozhurina-Platais, … Read More »

A new record for the fastest rotating O-type star (New ApJ Letter)

1 Nov

The VLT-FLAMES Tarantula Survey: The fastest rotating O-type star and shortest period LMC pulsar – remnants of a supernova disrupted binary? P. L. Dufton, P. R. Dunstall, C. J. Evans, I. Brott, M. Cantiello, A. de Koter, S.E. de Mink, … Read More »

Young massive star clusters beyond our Galaxy (new paper)

1 Jul

Resolved photometry of extragalactic young massive star clusters S. S. Larsen, S. E. de Mink, J. J. Eldridge, N. Langer, N. Bastian, A. Seth, L. J. Smith, J. Brodie, Y. N. Efremov We present colour-magnitude diagrams (CMDs) for a sample … Read More »