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— November 28, 2017

Space missions looking at worlds beyond the Earth Article by Anastasia Kokori, who has participated in a Europlanet expert exchange programme with the department of astrophysics at UCL. It has been more than twenty-five years since the first planet was detected beyond our Solar System. Today, we have discovered nearly 4,000 exoplanets, varying from small […]


— November 27, 2017

Europlanet Webinar: “Diamonds – Precious time capsules from the deep Earth” with Dr Janne Koornneef 13th December 2017, 14:00 GMT / 15:00 CET     Diamonds are gemstones made of pure carbon. On Earth, they can form only under the high pressure and temperature conditions deep within the Earth’s mantle. The diamonds that we find on (or […]


— November 19, 2017

Europlanet expert exchange for journalists and science communicators: Anastasia Kokori visits UCL In May, Europlanet issued a special call of its expert exchange programme with the aim of inviting journalists, science communicators or lecturers in journalism to spend a few days in a Europlanet 2020 RI laboratory. The objective of the programme is to enable participants […]


— November 19, 2017

We’ve said goodbye to Cassini. What comes next? Article byAnastasia Kokori, who has participated in a Europlanet expert exchange programme with the department of astrophysics at UCL. The Cassini mission, a collaborative effort between NASA, the European Space Agency, and the Italian Space Agency, said goodbye on the 15th of September 2017. The mission reached […]


— November 5, 2017

Europlanet Webinar: Impact cratering – the most important geological process in our Solar System with Dr Anna Losiak 28 November 2017, 14:00 GMT / 15:00 CET Impact cratering is currently the most important geological process in our Solar System and (most probably) on most of exoplanets. It is modifying planetary surfaces by creating gigantic scars on its surface, and […]