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Istituto italiano di astrofisica - national institute for astrophisics

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Voice, text, video and images. To give our readers the possibility of a multi-sensory immersion in deep space. Here are the main multi-media products that INAF offers::

MEDIA INAF

Every day on your desktop, the main news from the world of astrophysics, technology and more, with comments by INAF researchers. Always on the news and with a dedicated editorial staff, Media INAF is a fully registered site. You can also keep an eye on it by subscribing to the newsletter, becoming a fan on Facebook, or following us on Twitter.

INAF TV

A constant stream of brief clips, interviews and animations, provided by the editorial staff of Media INAF. Every week, "Sidereus", with our correspondents from the remote Universe. Also, every thirty days or so, the sky of the month, an up-to-date sky guide to help you keep track of the stars and planets. INAFTV is on-air 24 hours a day also on ASTROCHANNEL, the internal TV of the various INAF institutes.

Multimedia gallery

In the multimedia gallery you can find a collection of thousands of products from  audio interviews and films to photographs – all on our various activities.

ALMA shed light on the chemical composition of a protoplanetary disk

Oct 09, 2020

ALMA shed light on the chemical composition of a protoplanetary disk The team led by Linda Podio, a researcher at INAF, observed a protoplanetary disk of less than 1 million years, which is almost edge-on. The edge-on geometry allowed observing the vertical structure of the disk and to resolve distinct chemical layers. The images obtained thanks to ALMA revealed emission from several molecules. One of these is methanol, a key molecule for the formation of the so-called “complex organic molecules”