Europlanet in the News

Coverage of Europlanet 2020 RI field trip to Danakil Depression, Ethiopia, January 2017

Monday, 30 January 2017 – New York Times – Gazing Into Danakil Depression’s Mirror, and Seeing Mars Stare Back

Wednesday 1 February 2017 – BBC World Service – The Danakil Depression could unlock secrets to life on Mars

Coverage of sample characterisation technology developed through Europlanet’s Joint Research Activity:

Thursday 23 February – UPI – Ancient diamond ‘inclusions’ reveal shift in carbon cycle of early Earth

Coverage of Europlanet session at ESOF 2016, Manchester

9 August 2017 – Smithsonian Magazine – Opening the Space Race to the Entire World

Europlanet’s Transit of Mercury video and graphics have been featured in the media:

Friday 6 May 2016, The Guardian – How to see Mercury transit the sun on 9 May

Friday 6 May 2016, The Telegraph – Transit of Mercury: what time does the planet pass in front of Sun and how can I see it?

Tuesday, 3 May 2016 – – Mercury’s 2016 Transit of the Sun: A Rare Sight | Video

Selected coverage of Europlanet 2020 RI field trip to Danakil Depression in Ethiopia, April 2016

Sunday, 1 May 2016 – BBC Mundo – El colorido y letal desierto donde los científicos buscan los extremos de la vida

Friday, 29 April 2016 – National Geographic Russia – Впадина Данакиль: самое странное место на Земле

Thursday, 28 April – Digital Journal – Life on other planets? Scientists look to Ethiopia first

Wednesday 27 April – Gizmodo – This Toxic Hot Spring Looks Like an Acid-Fueled Nightmare