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An extensive study of data from the Hubble COSMOS survey and from ground-based observations, has provided a unique 3-D map of dark matter distribution, plus confirmation of the Universe's accelerating expansion
Published: 25 March 2010
The Corot satellite strikes again with another fascinating planet discovery. This time, the newly discovered gas giant planet may have an interior that closely resembles those of Jupiter and Saturn in our own Solar System.
Published: 18 March 2010
New images from ESA's Planck mission reveal details of the structure of the coldest regions in our Galaxy.
Published: 17 March 2010
Dear Colleague,I am very pleased to invite you to respond to the 8th "Announcement of Opportunity" by submitting proposals for observations to be performed with the International Gamma-ray Astrophysics Laboratory (INTEGRAL) satellite.
Published: 15 March 2010
Images from the recent flyby of Phobos, on 7 March 2010, show Mars' rocky moon in exquisite detail, with a resolution of just 4.4 metres per pixel.
Published: 15 March 2010
[11.03.2010] Interplanetary shocks can create 'killer electrons' in the near-Earth space environment within 15 minutes of the shock reaching the Earth's protective magnetic bubble. Cluster has helped to uncover how.
Published: 11 March 2010
Hubble has imaged the elliptical galaxy ESO 306-17 which is likely an extreme example of galaxy cannibalism, having devoured all its neighbours.
Published: 4 March 2010
This detailed spectrum of the Orion Nebula obtained with the HIFI instrument onboard Herschel demonstrates the gold mine of information that Herschel-HIFI will provide on how organic molecules form in space
Published: 4 March 2010
The JWST sunshield has passed its critical design review, which has validated the sunshield design is complete and meets all the mission requirements. This clears the way for the start of manufacturing of the flight model sunshield.
Published: 3 March 2010
On 3 March 2010 Mars Express will make its closest ever approach to Phobos. The close approach provides a first opportunity to perform a unique gravity experiment that may reveal the distribution of mass within this intriguing moon.
Published: 24 February 2010
Dark energy, habitable planets around other stars, and the mysterious nature of our own Sun, have been chosen by ESA as candidates for two medium-class missions to be launched no earlier than 2017.
Published: 19 February 2010
New measurements of ozone in the atmosphere of Mars are being obtained in a coordinated observation campaign with Mars Express and a Hawaiian-based telescope
Published: 16 February 2010
Taking advantage of a once in every 15 years opportunity, Hubble has captured unique images of the aurorae on Saturn, simultaneously at both of the planet's poles
Published: 11 February 2010
A recent study using data from Hubble shows that, contrary to contemporary thought, more than half of the present-day spiral galaxies had peculiar shapes only 6000 million years ago.
Published: 4 February 2010
The third instrument workshop for the Europa Jupiter System Mission (EJSM), a candidate L-class mission in ESA's Cosmic Vision science plan, was held on 18-20 January 2010. Presentations made at the workshop are now available to download from this website.
Published: 29 January 2010
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A study based on data collected by the four ESA Cluster satellites and the CNSA/ESA Double Star TC-1 spacecraft, provides new insight into the location and duration of ruptures in the Earth's magnetic shield.
Published: 20 January 2010
Observations of faint and distant galaxy groups made with the European Space Agency's XMM-Newton observatory have been used to probe the evolution of dark matter.
Published: 20 January 2010
AnnouncementThe International Space Science Institute (ISSI) in Bern, Switzerland, invites proposals for establishing International Teams to conduct on its premises research activities in Space Sciences, based on the interdisciplinary analysis and evaluation of data from spacecraft and possible integration with ground data and theoretical models. For the purpose of this Call, Space Sciences include the Solar and Heliospheric Physics, Solar-Terrestrial Sciences, Space Plasma and Magnetospheric Physics, Planetary Sciences, Astrobiology, Cosmology, Astrophysics, Fundamental Physics, and Earth Sciences.
Published: 18 January 2010
The HIFI instrument onboard Herschel has been successfully switched on, after being inactive due to an unexpected anomaly in the electronic system. This achievement brings Herschel back to its full observing capacity.
Published: 18 January 2010
Exactly five years ago today the European Space Agency's (ESA) Huygens Probe made history when it landed on Titan, the largest moon in the Saturnian system.
Published: 14 January 2010
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