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— June 12, 2017

European Planetary Science Congress 2017 – 1st Media Announcement The European Planetary Science Congress (EPSC) 2017 ( will take place at the Radisson Blu Latvija in Riga, Latvia, from Sunday 17 to Friday 22 September 2017.  Around 800 scientists from Europe and around the world are expected to attend and 1,000 abstracts have been submitted […]

— May 31, 2017

Special Call – Expert Exchange Opportunity for Science Journalists/Science Communicators/Lecturers in Science Journalism Europlanet 2020 Research Infrastructure (RI) has a special call for the expert exchange programme to invite journalists, science communicators or lecturers in journalism to spend a few days (maximum one week) in a Europlanet 2020 RI laboratory. Participants will be able to […]

— May 31, 2017

Do comets smell like llamas? We’ve been giving out Rosetta smelly comet postcards at the UK Space Conference and asking people what they think a comet smells like. We’ve added the responses to our list from the European Parliament in November and EuroScience Open Forum (ESOF) 2016 in Manchester, back in July last year. The answers are […]

— May 30, 2017

Webinar: Saturn LIVE! Europlanet’s May 2017  webinar will address the exploration of Saturn’s icy moons as possible habitats and European involvement in the Cassini mission. The webinar will feature the planetary science expert, Athena Coustenis from Observatoire de Paris-Meudon, France and hosted by NUCLIO. Title: Exploration of Saturn’s Icy Moons as Possible Habitats Date: 30 […]

— May 16, 2017

Cornwall – Sea to Stars Europlanet 2020 RI is a partner in a new project to bring astronomy and geology to one of the remotest parts of the UK. ‘Cornwall – Sea to Stars’ has been awarded a grant of £30,000 by the Royal Astronomical Society as part of the RAS200 Sky & Earth project to […]