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Editorial: A chance to do real science

Published in The Hindu on November 3, 2011

If doing real science is the best and most enjoyable way to learn the subject, a unique opportunity awaits students — designing before December 7 an experiment to be tested in microgravity. 396 more words


The Climate Cube on the Champs-Elysees In Paris (Eurpean Space Agency)

Many locals and visitors to Paris are discovering a strange, large cube sitting on the Champs-Elysées.

Put in place by ESA and France’s CNES space agency, the Climate Cube is displaying the essential contribution of space and its applications on studying climate change, ahead of the COP21 climate change conference to be held in Paris from 30 November to 11 December. 357 more words


From ESA: "Is Europe an underestimated sink for carbon dioxide?"

European Space Agency

5 January 2015
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A new study using satellite data suggests that Europe’s vegetation extracts more carbon from the atmosphere than previously thought. 747 more words

Applied Research & Technology

From ESA: "A New View of An Icon" 2012, but well worth it.

European Space Agency

17 January 2012
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Stunning new Herschel and XMM-Newton image of the Eagle Nebula


XMM Newton

The Eagle Nebula as never seen before. 740 more words

Basic Research

From ESA: "Johann-Dietrich Wörner to be Director General of ESA"

European Space Agency

8 December 2014

Today, the Council of the European Space Agency announced the appointment of Johann-Dietrich Woerner as the next Director General of ESA, for a period of four years starting on 1 July 2015. 517 more words


From ESA: "Cassini’s view of Jupiter’s southern hemisphere"

European Space Agency


This Cassini image shows Jupiter from an unusual perspective. If you were to float just beneath the giant planet and look directly up, you would be greeted with this striking sight: red, bronze and white bands encircling a hazy south pole. 607 more words

Basic Research