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— February 9, 2018

Europlanet Planetary Science Resource of the Week Each week from February 2018, the Europlanet Facebook page will feature a planetary science resource for educators, teachers and students. These resources will be high quality educational activities to be used in and out of the classroom. The resources will feature  activities from the peer-reviewed Europlanet Collections published on IAU astroEDU, […]

— February 7, 2018

Europlanet 2020 RI Press Release Creating a hotspot for understanding Venus – the Planetary Spectroscopy Laboratory A new simulation facility at the Planetary Spectroscopy Laboratory of the German Aerospace Center (Deutsches Zentrum für Luft- und Raumfahrt; DLR) could help revolutionise our understanding of the hot, hidden surface of Venus. The Planetary Spectroscopy Laboratory (PSL) can […]

— January 30, 2018

We regret to inform you that this special webinar has been cancelled to a technical issue at the Oman desert centre. We will try to organise another webinar end of February. Stay tuned! AMADEE-18 is a Mars analogue mission by the Austrian Space Forum in partnership with the Oman National Steering Committee for AMADEE-18. During February, a small field […]

— January 26, 2018

Announcing the winners of the Astrobiology Poster Giveaway! From 20-31 December 2017, we ran a giveaway of four posters relating to our astrobiology video. We are delighted to announce the winners! The winners on each social media platform were chosen in a randomised process.  Each winner will receive a set of four posters by post. Winners on […]

— January 22, 2018

Europlanet Webinar: “Creating a hotspot for understanding Venus – the Planetary Emissivity Laboratory” with Dr Dr Jörn Helbert. 30th January 2018, 14:00 GMT / 15:00 CET Register at Although Venus is a similar size to Earth and sometimes called its twin planet, it’s a very different place. Venus is surrounded by a thick atmosphere of mainly […]