News & Events
— May 7, 2018

Concert with commentary: William Herschel, the Astronomer Composer The 2012 winner of the Europlanet Prize for Public Engagement, Yaël Nazé, will be providing scientific commentaries on a special concert of works by the astronomer and composer, William Herschel, performed by the Chamber Orchestra of Liège on 14th May at the Théâtre de Liège. William Herschel was born […]


— May 3, 2018

Register now: Touching the Planets, Evaluating Excellence – Europlanet Outreach Workshop Registration is now open for the Europlanet outreach workshop: “Touching the Planets, Evaluating Excellence”, which will be held in Athens on July 2-3, 2018. This year, the workshop will target primarily (but not exclusively) an audience of amateur astronomers and will focus on evaluation […]


— April 26, 2018

Europlanet webinar: “Exploring Mars on Earth”, with Joao Lousada, Austrian Space Forum (OeWF) 30 April 2018, 12:00 GMT / 14:00 CEST Webinar link: https://zoom.us/j/862401984 Link for registration and to ask questions https://goo.gl/forms/zcE7muAVoxEHk4Vo1 Mars is one of the most interesting places in our Solar System when it comes to looking for life outside of our planet. In […]


— April 23, 2018

This guest post is by Jacqueline Campbell, a member of the Europlanet Diversity Working Group and a PhD Student in the Imaging Group at Mullard Space Science Laboratory. Following the inception of the Europlanet Diversity Working Group (DWG) after the European Planetary Science Congress (EPSC)  in 2017 in Latvia, our newly formed group came up with […]


— April 18, 2018

Nominations for the 8th Paolo Farinella Prize now open A call for nominations has been issued for the 8th Paolo Farinella Prize. This year, the Prize will be awarded to a researcher working in the field of “Giant planets satellite systems”. The candidates should have international and interdisciplinary collaborations and should be not older than […]


— April 18, 2018

Extreme environment of Danakil Depression sheds light on Mars, Titan and nuclear waste Europlanet 2020 RI Press release The Danakil Depression in Ethiopia is a spectacular, hostile environment that may resemble conditions encountered on Mars and Titan – as well as in sites containing nuclear waste. From 20-28 January 2018, five teams of researchers and […]


— April 14, 2018

Europlanet Webinars – Your Web-Based Link to Europe’s Planetary Researchers Ever wanted to hear a first-hand account of what planetary researchers are actually working on and what their research is all about? How about the opportunity to ask them directly and have them answer your questions? Europlanet is offering monthly webinars with topics ranging from current […]


— April 12, 2018

Europlanet presents its latest animation: “Space Detectives – The Case of the Rocks from Space” has had its official premiere at 15:00 CEST on 12th April at EGU 2018 in Vienna. Watch now:


— April 10, 2018

Europlanet presents: ‘Space Detectives – The case of the rocks from space’. Europlanet’s latest animated video, “Space Detectives – the case of the rocks from Space” will be premiered at the Europlanet stand on Thursday, 12th April at the European Geosciences Union (EGU) at 15:00 CEST. The video, designed in a film noir style by […]


— April 9, 2018

Europlanet at EGU From 9-13th April, Europlanet will be taking part in the European Geosciences Union (EGU) General Assembly 2018 in Vienna, Austria. On Thursday 12th April 2018, from 08:30 – 10:00, Europlanet will hold a tutorial session on the Virtual European Solar and Planetary Access (VESPA) virtual observatory for planetary science in room 2.85 […]