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EPSC 2013 Logo. Credit: EPSC/P Grindrod

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Jupiter. Credit: NASA/JPL/University of Arizona

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Dust devils on Mars.  Image featured in the '10 Miles of Mars' exhibition. Credit: NASA/JPL/University of Arizona

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Credit: A.Heward/EPSC

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Credit: A.Heward/EPSC

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Credit: Google Lunar XPRIZE/MoonBots

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Credit: A.Heward/EPSC

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 Credit: A.Heward/EPSC

EPSC 2013 Press Releases

Press releases on scientific presentations made at EPSC of interest to the media will be issued during the meeting.

Public Talks and Debates

The following public talks are being held by partner institutions as part of the 'Festival of the Planets'

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Curiosity: One Year On
Date: 07 September 2013
Time: 12:30 pm - 13:00 pm, 14:30 pm - 15:30 pm
Speaker: Natasha Stephen
Venue: Natural History Museum
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Curious about Mars?
Date: 08 September 2013
Time: 12:30 pm - 13:00 pm, 14:30 pm - 15:30 pm
Speaker: Joe Michalski
Venue: Natural History Museum
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Talk: Europe’s comet chaser, Rosetta
Date: 11 September 2013
Time: 13:00 pm - 14:00 pm
Speaker: Rosetta Project Scientist, Matt Taylor
Venue: Royal Astronomical Society
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JUpiter ICy Moon Explorer (JUICE): The first ESA Cosmic Vision Mission
Date: 12 September 2013
Time: 7 pm - 8:30 pm
Speaker: Athena Coustenis
Venue: British Interplanetary Society
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A Night on Mars
Date: 12 September 2013
Time: 8 pm - 9:30 pm
Speakers: Dr Melissa Rice, Dr. Sanjeev Gupta and Casey Drier.
Venue:National Maritime Museum
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Cafe Scientifique: How are the giant planets protecting us?
Date: 23 September 2013
Time: 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Speaker: Chris Arridge
Venue: Royal Society
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Scientific discussion meeting: Origin of the Moon
Date: 23-24 September 2013
Time: 9am - 5pm
Venue:
Royal Society
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Special Events

The following special events are being organised by partner institutions as part of the 'Festival of the Planets'

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Sci-Fi Film Night - 'The Day the Earth Caught Fire'
Date: 10 September 2013
Time: 19:00 pm -22:00 pm (Doors: 19:00 pm)
Panellists: Dr. Marek Kukula (Royal Observatory Greenwich), Dr. Louisa Preston (Open University), Martin Archer (Imperial College London), Paul Cornell (Dr. Who Writer)
Venue: The Bloomsbury Theatre
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Observing Night in Regent's Park
Date: 11 September 2013 (subject to weather - check Baker Street Irregular Astronomer's website on Monday 9 September)
Time: 18:30 pm - 23:00 pm
Venue: The Hub, Regent's Park
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Space Showoff
Date: 12 September 2013
Time: 19:30 pm - 22:00 pm
Confirmed acts include space comedian Helen Keen, satellite builder Maggie Aderin-Pocock, and planetary geologist Peter Grindrod, all MCed by UCL's Steve Cross
Venue: The Bloomsbury Theatre
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EPSC 2013: The Planets are Coming to London!

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Europe's biggest meeting on planetary science comes to University College London this September.
The European Planetary Science Congress (EPSC) 2013 will bring together 800 of the world's leading planetary scientists and engineers.

You can get involved through a London-wide 'Festival of the Planets' aimed at the public of all ages and levels of interest. Events and activities include an observing night in Regent's park, a sci-fi film night, a space-themed cabaret show, as well as art installations, exhibitions and talks.

Images from EPSC2013 are now available on Flickr