Leveraging Outreach in Planetary Defense, 15-20 September 2019, Geneva

Dear Colleagues, we would like to invite you to send an abstract to Session ODA5 " Leveraging Outreach in Planetary Defense " at the EPSC-DPS Joint Meeting on 15 - 20 September 2019 in Geneva. This session aims to present existing Planetary Defense outreach efforts. In addition, a penultimate goal ...
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2nd Europlanet Early Career (EPEC) Annual Week 2019 – Call for Applications

Europlanet is pleased to announce the second edition of its training school for early career scientists who work in the field of planetary/space science and engineering. Details Dates: 20-24 May 2019 Venue: University of Lisbon, Portugal Deadline for registration: 24th February, 2019 The school is organised by EPEC, the Europlanet Early Career (EPEC) ...
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Europlanet Planetary Instrumentation Workshop

A Europlanet Planetary Instrumentation Workshop is organized in Finland,  Lapland. More info here: http://fmispace.fmi.fi/index.php?id=planetarysaariselka ...
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GEOPARTICLES At the Interface between geosciences, astrophysics and archeology

Elementary particles can be used to probe their sources or the material they pass through. The Geo-Particles component of the UnivEarthS Labex (www.univearths.fr) aims to develop methods of auscultation of the Earth using particles (neutrinos, muons) in two directions: - the use of atmospheric muons produced during the decay of ...
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Insight: The mission which will “listen” to Mars’ interior

The InSight probe, carrying the SEIS seismometer designed at the IPGP, landed on Mars this Monday, November 26. After years of research, months of tuning, thousands of hours of work, a journey of 485 million kilometers, and "7 minutes of terror", the InSight probe, the result of international collaboration and ...
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Communicating particle physics The European Particle Physics Communication Network meets in Athens

On Thursday 29 and Friday 30 November, the European Particle Physics Communication Network (EPPCN) will hold its autumn meeting at the National Technical University of Athens (NTUA) at the Zografou Technical University. The EPPCN was created in 2006 at the DESY German Research Center, Zeuthen, within the framework of the ...
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Europlanet RI 2020 Workshop in Athens, July 2018 Touching the Planets Evaluating Excellence

The workshop aimed to give participants practical experience of using evaluation tools, as well as give Europlanet a further opportunity to pilot its Evaluation Toolkit, launched at EPSC 2018 in Berlin in September. Dr. Eleni Chatzichristou, deputy director of EURILST, is coordinating outreach activities of Europlanet in Greece in collaboration ...
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Apply for the BEAMLINE FOR SCHOOLS Competition 2019

Did you ever wonder what it is like to be a scientist? If you’re up for a challenge, the BL4S competition is your chance to experience it. Any high school students from all around the world can join the adventure. The competition is open to teams of high-school students who, if ...
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Η επί µακρόν αναζητούµενη διάσπαση του µποζονίου Higgs παρατηρήθηκε

Έξι χρόνια µετά την ανακάλυψή του, το µποζόνιο Higgs επιτέλους παρατηρήθηκε να διασπάται σε θεµελιώδη σωµατίδια, το γνωστό ως χαµηλό κουάρκ (bottom quark). Το εύρηµα, που παρουσιάστηκε σήµερα στο CERN από τα πειράµατα ATLAS και 1 CMS στο Large Hadron Collider (LHC), συνάδει µε την υπόθεση ότι το κβαντικό 2 ...
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Το πείραμα AWAKE επιτυγχάνει την πρώτη επιτάχυνση ηλεκτρονίων μέσω κύματος πλάσματος οδηγούμενου από δέσμη πρωτονίων

Σε µια εργασία που δημοσιεύθηκε σήµερα στο περιοδικό Nature, το πείραµα AWAKE που πραγµατοποιείται στο CERN ανακοινώνει την πρώτη επιτυχή επιτάχυνση ηλεκτρονίων χρησιµοποιώντας ένα κύµα που παράγεται από πρωτόνια που µεταφέρονται µέσω πλάσµατος. Η επιτάχυνση που επιτυγχάνεται σε µια δεδοµένη απόσταση είναι ήδη αρκετές φορές υψηλότερη από αυτή των συµβατικών ...
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Europlanet Outreach Innovation Day Touching the Planets – Evaluating Excellence Athens 2-3 July

Aims and Scope Europlanet RI 2020 offers a series of Outreach Experts Workshops, best practice meetings for a broad range of outreach providers and science communicators working both professionally and voluntarily to engage the public with planetary science. The workshops aim to build networks, share resources and best practice, brainstorm ...
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Greek Space Agency Chief Resigns Citing Lack of Transparency

Greece's left-led government has come under opposition criticism after the head of the country's newly-formed space agency resigned, citing a lack of transparency and political interference in his work. Respected physicist Stamatios Krimigis, who has worked on key NASA and European Space Agency projects, stepped down just a month after ...
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