News & Events
— May 17, 2019

Europlanet Webinar: Volcanism on Io 3rd June, 14:30 GMT / 15: 30 CET (This webinar has been rescheduled from  25th March) Register on Zoom For our June Webinar, Dr Ashley Davies will tell us how volcanoes helped transform the surfaces of the Earth, the other terrestrial planets, and the Moon. The biggest volcanic eruptions in […]


— May 13, 2019

Inspiring Stories – Doodling for Science In this EPEC Inspiring Outreach Story, Zach Dickeson of the Natural History Museum & Birkbeck, University of London in the UK, tells us how he draws inspiration from the planets! As scientists, we are passionate about the work we do and the discoveries being made in our field, but […]


— April 30, 2019

Interview with Amelia Ortiz-Gil, Europlanet Prize Winner 2019 In this interview, we ask our Europlanet Prize Winner 2019, Amelia Ortiz-Gil, about the inspirations and motivations behind her work in outreach and her ambitions to make astronomy more accessible, both within the community and to wider society. When did you first become interested in astronomy? “I […]


— April 30, 2019

Europlanet Prize for Public Engagement 2019 awarded to Dr Amelia Ortiz-Gil The 2019 Europlanet Prize for Public Engagement with Planetary Science has been awarded to Dr Amelia Ortiz-Gil in recognition of her pioneering work in developing educational and outreach resources for people with a range of physical and cognitive special needs. Dr Ortiz-Gil has more […]


— April 29, 2019

Europlanet Webinar: Volcanism and Mars Monday 13th May at 13:00 BST / 14: 00 CEST with Dr Petr Brož, Researcher in the Department of Geodynamics at the Institute of Geophysics of the Czech Academy of Sciences and EPEC Outreach Working Group Chair. Mars is a terrestrial planet whose surface was significantly modified by the volcanic activity throughout its […]


— April 24, 2019

Europlanet Webinar: Searching for Life Outside of Earth – Perspectives of Science Fiction vs. Reality Monday 29th April at 13:00 BST / 14: 00 CEST For our April Webinar, Dr Julie Novakova will talk about “Searching for Life Outside of Earth – Perspectives of Science Fiction vs. Reality”.  Julie Novakova is an award-winning Czech author […]


— April 17, 2019

ARIEL Data Challenge Series launched to build global community for exoplanet data solutions Outcomes from ARIEL Data Challenges to be discussed at the EPSC-DPS Joint Meeting 2019 ARIEL, a mission to make the first large-scale survey of exoplanet atmospheres, has launched a global competition series to find innovative solutions for the interpretation and analysis of […]


— April 12, 2019

A place where people are fighting for knowledge In this EPEC Inspiring Outreach Story, Anna Łosiak of the University of Exeter boldly goes where science meets fantasy in the magical world of comic-cons. There are places on this Earth where people are really determined to learn about science. Really, really determined. They not only spend […]


— April 10, 2019

Announcement of venues for EPSC 2020 and EPSC 2021 The EPSC Executive Committee, on behalf of the Europlanet Society,  is delighted to announce the selection of venues for the European Planetary Science Congress (EPSC) in 2020 and 2021: EPSC 2020 will be held at the Palacio de Exposiciones y Congresos de Granada, Spain, from Sunday 27th September […]


— April 4, 2019

Translated Europlanet videos released We are excited to announce that our animated videos (‘Jupiter and its Icy Moons‘, ‘Astrobiology – Life in the Universe‘ and ‘Space Detectives – the Case of the Rocks from Space‘) have been translated into French, German, Spanish and Italian! Now, with videos in a multitude of European languages we hope […]