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December 15, 2016
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December 14, 2016
News & Events
— February 23, 2017

Diamond’s 2-billion-year growth charts tectonic shift in early Earth’s carbon cycle A study of tiny mineral ‘inclusions’ within diamonds from Botswana has shown that diamond crystals can take billions of years to grow. One diamond was found to contain silicate material that formed 2.3 billion years ago in its interior and a 250 million-year-old garnet […]


— February 15, 2017

Want to work in space? You don’t have to be an astronaut! Planetary exploration is a dynamic, exciting field that employs around 5000 scientists and engineers across Europe and has inspired many more young people to consider a career in STEM. Europlanet strongly supports opportunities for young people to build careers in both industry and […]


— January 13, 2017

Workshop: “Planetary Mapping and Virtual Observatory” – Roscoff, France, 19 – 21 April 2017 Mapping of planetary surfaces is well established with both practice and standards. Neighboring areas, from interiors to magnetospheres are suitable for cross-disciplinary science using the Virtual Observatory (VO) approach and tools, specifically targeting Planetary Science (VESPA). The workshop aims at bringing together […]


— December 15, 2016

Europlanet 2016 Highlight Reel It’s been a busy year for Europlanet. Here are the outreach team’s picks of some of the project highlights from the past 12 months. December – Discussing the most extreme environment on Earth A highlight for December was the Europlanet workshop on the Danakil Depression in Ethiopia, held in the stunning Sala Rossa, Scuola […]


— December 14, 2016

Europlanet Webinars – Your Web-Based Link to Europe’s Planetary Researchers Ever wanted to hear a first-hand account of what planetary researchers are actually working on and what their research is all about? How about the opportunity to ask them directly and have them answer your questions? Europlanet is offering monthly webinars with topics ranging from current […]