News & Events
— September 16, 2019

ARIEL exoplanet mission celebrates machine learning challenge and citizen science launch ARIEL, an ESA mission to make the first large-scale survey of exoplanet atmospheres, has announced the winners of its first international Machine Learning Data Challenge and has launched a new project, ExoClocks, aimed at amateur astronomers and citizen scientists. The winners of the Data […]


— September 16, 2019

Stony-iron meteor caused August impact flash at Jupiter Analysis of a bright flash in Jupiter’s atmosphere observed by an amateur astronomer in August 2019 has revealed that the likely cause was a small asteroid with a density typical of stony-iron meteors. The impact is estimated to have released energy equivalent to an explosion of 240 […]


— September 16, 2019

Live Press Briefing on Cheops Mission Watch Live on YouTube Submit questions during the briefing via the YouTube chat window, via Twitter @europlanetmedia, or email epsc-dps-press@europlanet-society.org. The meeting hashtag is #EPSCDPS2019. Monday 16th September, 12:15-13:15 CEST (10:15-11:15 UTC / 06:15-07:15 EDT)Cheops mission updateMichel Mayor (University of Geneva) – Exoplanets in contextKate Isaak (European Space Agency) […]


— September 16, 2019

North polar dunes on Mars Dunes come in various characteristic shapes on Mars just as on Earth, providing clues about the prevailing wind direction. Monitoring them over time also gives us a natural laboratory to study how dunes evolve, and how sediments in general are transported around the planet. During winter in the polar regions, […]


— September 12, 2019

EPSC-DPS Joint Meeting 2019, 15-20 September, Geneva – Details of Media Briefings Live streams of all press briefings can be accessed at:https://www.europlanet-society.org/livestream-of-press-briefings-at-epsc-dps-2019/ Submit questions during the briefing via the YouTube chat window, via Twitter @europlanetmedia #EPSCDPS2019, or email epsc-dps-press@europlanet-society.org. The 2019 Joint Meeting (www.epsc-dps2019.eu) of the European Planetary Science Congress (EPSC) of the Europlanet Society […]


— September 12, 2019

Inspiring Stories – Sharing Science through Social Media Talking to young people in their own language. In this EPEC Inspiring Outreach Story, Jan Lukačevič from the Institute of Atmospheric Physics of the Czech Academy of Science tells us how to reach out to a young generation with science through social media! In previous Inspiring Stories we […]


— September 3, 2019

Come to the Europlanet Society Stand at the EPSC-DPS Joint Meeting 2019 to find out more about the 10 Regional Hubs. The Benelux Hub will organize a meeting on Friday 20 September, from 12:00 to 13:00 in Room 20.


— September 2, 2019

EPSC-DPS Joint Meeting 2019 Early Career Programme The EPSC-DPS Joint Meeting 2019 will have a packed programme of Early Career events organised by EPEC, the Europlanet Society’s Early Career Network. All EPEC events are free of charge, and no registration is required, except where explicitly mentioned. Please note that no lunch is served at the […]


— August 19, 2019

EPSC-DPS Joint Meeting 2019, 15-20 September – 2nd Media Announcement The 2019 Joint Meeting (www.epsc-dps2019.eu) of the European Planetary Science Congress (EPSC) of the Europlanet Society and the Division for Planetary Sciences (DPS) of the American Astronomical Society (AAS) will take place at the Centre International de Conférences de Genève (CICG), Geneva, Switzerland, from Sunday […]


— August 12, 2019

Europlanet Society Executive Board Elections Closing date for nomination of Candidates: 22 August 2019 The elections for the Executive Board, which will oversee the governance of the Europlanet Society, will be held at the General Assembly on 19 September 2019, in Geneva. The Executive Board will consist of five Officers (President, two Vice-Presidents, Secretary and Treasurer) and six Board […]