News & Events
— 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 […]


— August 1, 2016

Outreach, innovation, training and making new friends…  Outreach has been a core part of Europlanet since the project started in 2005, but our activities are just a tiny part of a huge community of enthusiastic and dedicated science communicators across Europe doing fantastic work to engage members of the public, schools and teachers with planetary science. […]


— July 27, 2016

Europlanet has had a busy time at the EuroScience Open Forum (ESOF) 2016 in Manchester! We’ve been asking two important questions: What do you think a comet smells like? Worked metal and fried meat. Old Chanel. Carbon. The Jorvik Viking Centre. Cut grass. Talcum powder. A car air freshener that’s been run over by a […]


— July 5, 2016

Celebrating Juno’s arrival at Jupiter:  Tuesday, 5 July 2016, Athens. The Juno mission has arrived at Jupiter!  NASA received confirmation that spacecraft was inserted into orbit successfully on  8:53pm PDT, 4th July (3:53 UTC, 5th July) 2016.  Join us tonight for a free public event in Athens to celebrate.  If you can’t make it in person, watch live via Google Hangout. When: […]