October 1, 2017
News & Events
— October 20, 2017

PhysisArt – Photography of Danakil Exhibition The Danakil Depression – an extreme landscape between volcanoes and salty deserts – is the subject of a new photographic exhibition with images and works by the artist, Samantha Tistoni, who accompanied Europlanet researchers for a field trip to Danakil in January 2017. Dr. Barbara Cavalazzi, a researcher at […]


— October 4, 2017

Monitoring microbes to keep Marsonauts healthy To guarantee a safe environment for astronauts on long-duration space missions such as a journey to Mars, it is important to monitor how microorganisms such as bacteria adapt to the confined conditions onboard spacecraft, according to a study published in the open access journal Microbiome. Dr Petra Schwendner, University […]


— October 3, 2017

Highlights from the European Planetary Science Congress 2017 Another European Planetary Science Congress (EPSC) is over but our meeting in 2017 was truly memorable – for the science presented, for the public and political engagement activities around the event, and for all the fabulous people we met during the week. If you couldn’t make it […]


— October 1, 2017

EPSC 2017 Outreach Sessions – Abstracts and Presentations Once again, the 2017 European Planetary Science Congress (EPSC) had a comprehensive and well attended stream of outreach sessions. Below, you can find links to the abstracts, most of the presentations and some pictures of each of the sessions. OEP 1 –¬†Policy & Sociocultural Aspects of Planetary […]


— September 24, 2017

European Planetary Science Congress 2017 Press Notice Sunday, 24th September Lava tubes: the hidden sites for future human habitats on the Moon and Mars Lava tubes, underground caves created by volcanic activity, could provide protected habitats large enough to house streets on Mars or even towns on the Moon, according to research presented at the […]