Storm hunter in position13 April 2018
Storm hunter in position13 April 2018 The Atmosphere-Space Interactions Monitor, also known as the Space Storm Hunter, was installed today outside the European space laboratory Columbus.
Swarm turns to whistlers and storms13 April 2018
Swarm turns to whistlers and storms13 April 2018 The batch of new results from ESA’s Swarm mission has not only included the highest-resolution map of the magnetic field generated by Earth’s crust and a map of the tiny magnetic signals from the oceans, but also, remarkably, some unexpected insight i...
Top tomatoes thanks to Mars missions 12 April 2018
Top tomatoes thanks to Mars missions 12 April 2018 Next time you eat a tomato or sweet pepper, take a closer look, because there’s a good chance that its healthy appearance is thanks to one of US President Barack Obama’s speeches and ESA research for sending people on long space missions.
Swarm tracks elusive ocean magnetism10 April 2018
Swarm tracks elusive ocean magnetism10 April 2018 The magnetic field is arguably one of the most mysterious features of our planet. ESA’s Swarm mission is continually yielding more insight into how our protective shield is generated, how it behaves and how it is changing. Adding yet another string to...
The chemistry of lightning05 April 2018
The chemistry of lightning05 April 2018 Every second, around 45 lightning strikes jolt our atmosphere, where powerful reactions in thunderstorm clouds alter the chemical composition of the air inside and around them. A suite of European instruments will soon be studying these powerful disch...
Copernicus Masters now open03 April 2018
Copernicus Masters now open03 April 2018 Awarding outstanding ideas and applications that use Earth observation data to tackle challenges faced by business and society, the Copernicus Masters 2018 competition is now open for submissions.