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— September 24, 2021

Exotic Mix in China’s Delivery of Moon Rocks  On 16 December 2020 the Chang’e-5 mission, China’s first sample return mission to the Moon, successfully delivered to Earth nearly two kilograms […]


— September 24, 2021

Europlanet Prize for Public Engagement 2021 awarded to Dr James O’Donoghue The 2021 Europlanet Prize for Public Engagement has been awarded to Dr James O’Donoghue for his work in creating […]


— September 23, 2021

Cloud-spotting on a distant exoplanet An international team of astronomers has not only detected clouds on the distant exoplanet WASP-127b, but also measured their altitude with unprecedented precision. A presentation […]


— September 23, 2021

EPSC2021: Life support cooked up from lunar rocks Engineers have successfully shown how water and oxygen can be extracted by cooking up lunar soil, in order to support future Moon […]


— September 22, 2021

Exploring Mars from Etna There are many different ways of studying the Solar System and the other planets. Some of them do not require to go to space or to […]


— September 21, 2021

Dashcam Detective Work Leads to Recovery of Space Rocks from Fireball over Slovenia On 28 February 2020, at 10:30 CET, hundreds of people across Slovenia, Croatia, Italy, Austria and Hungary […]


— September 20, 2021

2021 Farinella Prize Awarded to Diana Valencia and Lena Noack Prof Diana Valencia, a physicist working at the Department of Physical Sciences and of the University of Toronto, and Prof […]


— 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 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 […]


— 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 […]