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— September 17, 2021

EPSC2021: From walls and railings of our cities to…space: the story of Xanthoria parietina One of the main topics in astrobiology is the study of life limits in stressful environments […]


— September 16, 2021

Mushballs stash away missing ammonia at Uranus and Neptune Mushballs – giant, slushy hailstones made from a mixture of ammonia and water – may be responsible for an atmospheric anomaly […]


— September 16, 2021

Announcing the Contenders for the #PlanetaryScience4All Video Contest 2021 Earlier this year, the Europlanet Early Career (EPEC) Communication working group invited all early career researchers, including PhD, Master’s and Bachelor’s […]


— September 16, 2021

EPSC2021: European facility prepares for haul of samples returning from planetary bodies The Institute of Planetary Research at DLR (German Aerospace Center) is starting construction of a new Sample Analysis […]


— September 15, 2021

Winners announced for the machine vs stellar and instrument noise data challenge Artificial intelligence (AI) experts from around the world have been competing for the opportunity to help astronomers to […]


— September 15, 2021

Workshop Registration Now Open: Satellite for Space Science and Technology in Africa Registration Deadline: 12 November 2021 Travel grant application deadline: 17 October 2021 Registration is now open for the […]


— August 26, 2021

Media Invitation to the Europlanet Science Congress (EPSC) 2021 Virtual Meeting, 13 – 24 September 2021 The 2021 Europlanet Science Congress (EPSC) will take place as a virtual meeting from […]


— August 25, 2021

EPEC Profiles – José Eduardo Silva In this series from the EPEC Communication Working Group, we meet members of the Europlanet Early Career (EPEC) community and find out more about their […]


— August 24, 2021

Note on UK Associated Status in Horizon Europe Once the UK has Associated status in Horizon Europe, UK-based entities will have equivalent participation rights to those from Member States and […]


— August 19, 2021

Transnational Access Insight: Digging into the Story of Dust in Greenland In this guest post, Ramona Schneider of Uppsala University describes her recent trip to Europlanet 2024 RI’s Kangerlussuaq Planetary Field Analogue Site […]


— August 17, 2021

Dancing around Venus A close flyby of the planet Venus between 9 and 10 August, led to an (almost) meeting of the Euro-Japanese BepiColombo and the Euro-American Solar Orbiter (SOLO) […]


— August 11, 2021

2020-21 VESPA Open Call Announcement The VESPA activity in the Europlanet 2024 RI programme aims to make Planetary Science and Solar System data accessible and searchable through an interoperable system […]


— August 5, 2021

Mentoring@EPSC 2021 The Europlanet Early Career (EPEC) network invites you to participate in the third edition of Mentoring@EPSC at the EPSC2021 virtual meeting. Mentoring@EPSC* is an activity organised by EPEC […]


— August 4, 2021

Transnational Access Insight: Investigating Fingerprints of Life on the Greenland Ice Sheet In this guest post, Laura Sánchez García of the Centro de Astrobiología (CAB, CSIC-INTA) describes her recent trip […]


— July 26, 2021

Introducing the new EPEC Co-Chairs Warmest congratulations to Erica Luzzi and Ines Belgacem, the new Co-Chairs of the Europlanet Early Career (EPEC) Network. We are delighted to welcome them in their […]


— July 23, 2021

Central Europe Hub – Calling for a new chair Submit your interest by September 2021 An opportunity to become the next Central Europe Hub chair. The Central Europe Hub was established in 2018 […]


— July 15, 2021

Inspiring Stories – #PlanetaryScience4All: A Video Contest for Virtual Science Communication In this EPEC Inspiring Outreach Story, Melissa Mirino (doctoral candidate at The Open University and of the Chair EPEC Communications Working Group) […]


— May 28, 2021

Europlanet Launches Expert Exchange Programme A new Expert Exchange Programme, funded through Europlanet 2024 Research Infrastructure (RI), has been launched to support the mobilisation of the planetary community and transfer […]


— May 18, 2021

Get creative with Europlanet’s #InspiredByOtherWorlds arts contest 2021 **Deadline Extended to 31 October** The Europlanet Society Congress 2021 (#EPSC2021) is inviting schools and space enthusiasts of all ages to get creative and share their artworks and […]


— March 30, 2021

PlanetaryScience4All EPEC-EPSC 4-minute video contest: Call for PhD students and early career researchers Deadline: 1 August 2021 The Europlanet Early Career (EPEC) Communication working group is giving all early career […]


— September 17, 2021

Download a unique educational tool, a comic book about the geomagnetic field and its importance for life on our Earth. The comic book is intended for primary school pupils. Once […]