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Shrinking heart13 February 2019
Shrinking heart13 February 2019 This heart-shaped body of water may look cute for Valentine’s Day but just as love sometimes fades, this emerald sea is withering away.
Loving big12 February 2019
Loving big12 February 2019 Since it’s Valentine’s Day soon, we’re all feeling romantic and so we bring you this image of a heart-shaped lake in Argentina – and like all love, it’s special.
Science on a plane – ESA's next parabolic flight campaign07 February 2019
Science on a plane – ESA's next parabolic flight campaign07 February 2019 In May engineers, pilots, researchers and scientists will convene in Bordeaux, France, for ESA’s 71st parabolic flight campaign. Over the course of three days they will fly on a specially-fitted commercial aircraft, testing equipment and running resea...
Gaia clocks new speeds for Milky Way-Andromeda collision07 February 2019
Gaia clocks new speeds for Milky Way-Andromeda collision07 February 2019 ESA’s Gaia satellite has looked beyond our Galaxy and explored two nearby galaxies to reveal the stellar motions within them and how they will one day interact and collide with the Milky Way – with surprising results.
ESA’s Mars rover has a name – Rosalind Franklin07 February 2019
ESA’s Mars rover has a name – Rosalind Franklin07 February 2019 The ExoMars rover that will search for the building blocks of life on the Red Planet has a name: Rosalind Franklin. The prominent scientist behind the discovery of the structure of DNA will have her symbolic footprint on Mars in 2021.
Science key to taking the pulse of our planet07 February 2019
Science key to taking the pulse of our planet07 February 2019 For some, the concept of ‘science’ may seem difficult or even boring, particularly if it was taught poorly at school. However, with all of us facing the consequences of a rapidly changing world, science is fundamental to implementing adaptation and mi...