Europlanet in the News


Tuesday, 12 September 2023 – Candena 3 – ¿Hubo vida en otros planetas? Un cordobés busca la respuesta en la Patagonia?

Coverage of results from Europlanet 2020 RI field trips to Danakil Depression, Ethiopia, May 2019

Tuesday, 28th May – National Geographic – Hallan vida en el lugar más hostil del planeta

Tuesday, 28th May – – Sopka prozradila důležitou informaci o Marsu: Může tam existovat život

Monday, 27th May – The Independent – Discovery in Ethiopian volcano shows how life could have thrived on Mars

Monday, 27th May – Forbes Magazine – Mini-Microbes Thrive In Mars-like Conditions Here On Earth

Monday, 27th May – El Pais – Hallada vida en el lugar más infernal de la Tierra

Monday, 27th May – – Sulla Terra batteri ‘alieni’, in un ambiente sosia di Marte – FOTO

Monday, 27th May – Meteoweb – Scoperti nanobatteri in Etiopia: la vita possibile anche in ambienti estremi e inospitali come Marte

Monday, 27th May – Sky tg24 – Vita su Marte possibile in passato: le prove dall’Etiopia

Coverage of Europlanet Prize 2019

Wednesday, 1st May – Levante – La astrónoma Amèlia Ortiz gana el Europlanet

Tuesday, 30th April – La Vanguardia – La astrónoma valenciana Amèlia Ortiz gana el premio Europlanet

Tuesday, 30th April – Observatori Astronòmic – Nuestra compañera Amelia Ortiz gana el premio Europlanet 2019

Coverage of the European Planetary Science Congress (EPSC) 2018

Thursday, 4th October – Zive – Večný problém cesty ľudí na Mars. Let by vydržali ledva raz

Friday, 21st September – RAI News – Scanmars, il “water detector” italiano per le future missioni su Marte

Wednesday, 19th September – IFL Science – This Is How Much Radiation Astronauts Going To Mars Will Get
Wednesday, 19th September – Forbes – ESA’s ExoMars Mission Proves Extremely High Radiation Risk For Mars Astronauts
Wednesday, 19th September – Europa Press – Los astronautas soportarían el 60% de radiación recomendada en un viaje a Marte
Sunday, 16th September 2018 – Sunday Times (print and online) –BepiColombo probe ready for blast-off to Mercury
Saturday, 15th September – Der Standard – Europäische Planetenforscher tagen in Berlin
Friday, 14th September – – Wie Forscher nach Leben auf Eismonden suchen
Friday, 14th September – – Wo es außerirdisches Leben geben könnte

Coverage of Europlanet Funding Scheme 2018

Monday, 16th July 2018 – Tech Central – Connacht Schools get Radio Telescope Project Backing

Monday, 16th July 2018 – Galway Daily – Galway secondary schools join NASA study of Jupiter

Wednesday, 5th September 2018 – Cordis – Irish schools to gain a window to Jupiter with radio telescopes

Coverage of New Views of Jupiter Workshop

Monday, 14th May 2018 – – Jupiter’s Swirling Clouds Are Mesmerizing in These Views from Juno

Monday, 14th May 2018 – IFL Science – Watch This Breathtaking Video Of The Swirling Clouds Of Jupiter
Thursday, 10th May 2018 – CNET – Jupiter goes psychedelic in whirling clouds video
Thursday, 10th May 2018 – Europapress – Nuevas vistas de Júpiter muestran remolinos de nubes en movimiento

Coverage of Planetary Spectroscopy Laboratory upgrade

Thursday, 16th August 2018 – Daily Mail – The lab that will recreate the conditions on Venus

Tuesday, 13th February – Science News – What will it take to go to Venus?

Articles from first Europlanet Expert Exchange visit by Anastasia Kokori to University College London

Saturday, 16 December 2017 – Το Βήμα Online – Εξερευνώντας κόσμους πέρα από τη Γη

Holomon News – Space missions looking at worlds beyond the Earth

Coverage of the European Planetary Science Congress (EPSC) 2017, Riga, Latvia, 17-22 September 2017

Tuesday, 26 September 2017 – Gizmodo – Swarms of Satellites That Surf the Solar Wind Could Be the Future of Asteroid Mining

Monday, 25 September 2107 – Inverse – Mars Colonists Could Live in Lava Tubes Beneath the Surface

Sunday, 24 September 2017 – The Sunday Times – Giant tunnels in moon could give us a home

Thursday, 21 September 2017 – The Economist – A new way of propelling spacecraft may open up the asteroid belt

Thursday, 21 September 2017 – – Comet’s 2014 Mars Flyby Caused Most Intense Meteor Shower Ever Recorded

Wednesday, 20 September 2017 – Physics World – Grabbing a slice of the pie in the sky

Wednesday, 20 September 2017 – Media INAF – Le miniere spaziali del futuro

Tuesday, 19 September 2017 – – Zinātnieks: Pirmais komerciālais guvums no asteroīdiem būs ūdens ieguve

Coverage of Europlanet 2020 RI field trip to Danakil Depression, Ethiopia, January 2017

Monday, 30 January 2017 – New York Times – Gazing Into Danakil Depression’s Mirror, and Seeing Mars Stare Back

Wednesday 1 February 2017 – BBC World Service – The Danakil Depression could unlock secrets to life on Mars

Coverage of sample characterisation technology developed through Europlanet’s Joint Research Activity:

Thursday 23 February – UPI – Ancient diamond ‘inclusions’ reveal shift in carbon cycle of early Earth

Coverage of Europlanet session at ESOF 2016, Manchester

9 August 2017 – Smithsonian Magazine – Opening the Space Race to the Entire World

Europlanet’s Transit of Mercury video and graphics have been featured in the media:

Friday 6 May 2016, The Guardian – How to see Mercury transit the sun on 9 May

Friday 6 May 2016, The Telegraph – Transit of Mercury: what time does the planet pass in front of Sun and how can I see it?

Tuesday, 3 May 2016 – – Mercury’s 2016 Transit of the Sun: A Rare Sight | Video

Selected coverage of Europlanet 2020 RI field trip to Danakil Depression in Ethiopia, April 2016

Sunday, 1 May 2016 – BBC Mundo – El colorido y letal desierto donde los científicos buscan los extremos de la vida

Friday, 29 April 2016 – National Geographic Russia – Впадина Данакиль: самое странное место на Земле

Thursday, 28 April – Digital Journal – Life on other planets? Scientists look to Ethiopia first

Wednesday 27 April – Gizmodo – This Toxic Hot Spring Looks Like an Acid-Fueled Nightmare