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From CERN: "CERN technology that could help out in space"

11 Apr 2014
Barbara Warmbein

This year at the world’s largest industrial fair, the Hannover Messe, CERN and the European Space Agency (ESA) have teamed up to present their technologies. 573 more words

Basic Research

From CERN and ESA: CERN and ESA sign cooperation agreement

The CERN article:
At a ceremony today at Geneva airport, CERN and ESA signed a framework agreement for future cooperation on research and technology in areas of mutual interest. 600 more words

Basic Research

From BBC: "Wrinkled Mercury's shrinking history"

16 March 2014
Jonathan Amos

The planet Mercury is about 7km smaller today than when its crust first solidified over four billion years ago.

The innermost world has shrunk as it has cooled over time, its surface cracking and wrinkling in the process. 715 more words

Basic Research

From ESA: "Catching signals from a speeding satellite"


European Space Agency

7 March 2014
No Writer Credit

Soaring high above Earth as they speed through space, satellites are difficult targets to track. Now a new approach developed in Europe is helping ground stations to acquire signals faster and more accurately than ever before. 578 more words

Basic Research

From ESA: " MIRI keeps cool under low pressure"


European Space Agency

19-Feb-2014
No Writer Credit

The Mid-Infrared Instrument (MIRI) on JWST has performed beautifully during its first cryo-vacuum test campaign carried out at… 915 more words

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