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— September 15, 2016

The latest discoveries in planetary science, from comets to the Kuiper belt, will be featured in four press conferences at the joint 48th annual meeting of the Division for Planetary Sciences (DPS) of the American Astronomical Society (AAS) and 11th annual European Planetary Science Congress (EPSC). The meeting takes place at the Pasadena Convention Center, […]


— September 9, 2016

Europlanet 2020 Research Infrastructure (RI) is one year old!  We’ve been busy over the last twelve months. Here are some of the highlights from our first year of activities: Access to planetary analogue sites and facilities Europlanet researchers visited the Danakil Depression in Ethiopia to characterise the site’s geology, mineralogy and biology. The site, which hosts at […]


— August 31, 2016

Calls for the EPN2020 Exchange Programme are now open. This programme will provide funding for short visits to improve infrastructure facilities and services offered to the scientific community by the EPN2020 participant laboratories or institutes. Its main objectives are: Support the integration of the inclusiveness states with the European planetary community; Support and engage young […]


— August 16, 2016

First Media Invitation: AAS Division for Planetary Sciences & European Planetary Science Congress meet together in Pasadena, California, 16-21 October 2016 As they do every few years, the Division for Planetary Sciences (DPS) of the American Astronomical Society (AAS) and the European Planetary Science Congress (EPSC) will hold their annual meetings together in 2016. The […]


— August 1, 2016

University of Athens Observatory – Public Outreach Since 2000 the University of Athens Observatory (UOAO) has maintained the goal of making astronomy accessible to the public and students alike through activities and public events. Every month the Observatory provides lectures on astronomical topics as well as  observing sessions affording people the opportunity to get acquainted with current discoveries in astronomical […]