Earth-Like Planet Around Proxima Centauri Discovered
According to an unnamed source, the ESO has discovered a habitable planet orbiting Proxima Centauri, making it the closest Earth-like planet discovered to date
ExoMars: Europe, Russia Join Forces For Mission To Find Signs Of Life On Mars
Europe and Russia to join forces in finding signs of life in Mars. The mission called ExoMars will feature two stages that will try to collect samples from the Martian surface and contribute to humans...
Spacecraft That Will Test Einstein Theory Ready For Lift-Off
A spacecraft designed to test Albert Einstein's Theory of General Relativity is set to launch on Dec. 2. Under the eLISA Mission, LISA Pathfinder will help scientists detect presence of gravitational ...
Philadelphia Becomes The First World Heritage City In the U.S.
"Philadelphia has to start thinking of other ways to establish itself as a bona fide world city." America's birthplace is the country's first World Heritage City, putting it on par with Jerusalem, Cai...
NASA and ESA are forming a super space team to prevent Armageddon
The American and European space agencies are teaming up to save the world, joining forces to study potentially hazardous near-Earth asteroids, and how best to deflect them. The Asteroid Impact & Defle...
Syria's lost treasure: How the civil war is ruining the country's ancient architecture
The site where Cain is held to have murdered Abel is in a cave below a white dome on the slopes of Mount Qassioun, overlooking Damascus. It seems strikingly appropriate that the most notorious Biblica...
Philae Comet Could Be Home To Alien Life, Say Scientists
The comet landed on by the spacecraft Philae could well be home to an abundance of alien microbial life, according to leading astronomers. Features of the comet, named 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko, such ...
Philae comet lander wakes up, says European Space Agency
The European Space Agency says its comet lander, Philae, has woken up and contacted Earth, seven months after it lost power.
'3D Cryosat' Tracks Arctic Winter Sea Ice In Real Time
Europe's Cryosat spacecraft routinely monitors the thickness of floes in the far north. The thinnest winter ice it has ever seen was in 2013. This February, in contrast, the Arctic floes were about 25...
Rosetta discovers molecular nitrogen on Comet 67P
The European Space Agency's Rosetta spacecraft found molecular nitrogen on Comet 67P/Churyumov–Gerasimenko, offering possible clues about the dawn of the solar system. The ESA said the discovery is pa...
The European Southern Observatory
High in the Atacama Desert of northern Chile, the European Southern Observatory (ESO) has built several collections of telescopes and observatories on remote, arid mountaintops
European Southern Observatory
The European Southern Observatory (ESO, formally: European Organisation for Astronomical Research in the Southern Hemisphere; French: Observatoire européen austral) is a 16-nation intergovernmenta...
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European Space Agency
The European Space Agency (ESA; French: Agence spatiale européenne, ASE) is an intergovernmental organisation dedicated to the exploration of space, with 22 member states. Established in 1975 and ...
European Space Agency - Wikipedia
Llano de Chajnantor Observatory
Llano de Chajnantor Observatory is the name for a group of astronomical observatories located at an altitude of over 4,800 m (15,700 ft) in the Atacama Desert of northern Chile. The site is...
Llano de Chajnantor Observatory - Wikipedia
Earth-Like Planet Around Proxima Centauri Discovered
According to an unnamed source, the ESO has discovered a habitable planet orbiting Proxima Centauri, making it the closest Earth-like planet discovered to date
ExoMars: Europe, Russia Join Forces For Mission To Find Signs Of Life On Mars
Europe and Russia to join forces in finding signs of life in Mars. The mission called ExoMars will feature two stages that will try to collect samples from the Martian surface and contribute to humans...
La Silla Observatory
La Silla Observatory is an astronomical observatory in Chile with three telescopes built and operated by the European Southern Observatory (ESO). Several telescopes are located at the site and are pa...
La Silla Observatory - Wikipedia
Philadelphia Becomes The First World Heritage City In the U.S.
"Philadelphia has to start thinking of other ways to establish itself as a bona fide world city." America's birthplace is the country's first World Heritage City, putting it on par with Jerusalem, Cai...
Eurelectric
Eurelectric (full name: The Union of the Electricity Industry-Eurelectric) is a sector association that represents the interests of the European electrical power industry. Corporate members consist of...
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International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry
The International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry (IUPAC, on lowercase letters: iupac, /ˈaɪjuːpæk/ or /ˈjuːpæk/) is an international federation of National Adhering Organizations that represents c...
International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry - Wikipedia
Tim de Zeeuw
Pieter Timotheus "Tim" de Zeeuw (born 1956, Sleen) is a Dutch astronomer specializing in the formation, structure and dynamics of galaxies. He was educated atLeiden, gaining a degree in mathematics in...
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UNESCO
The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (French: Organisation des Nations unies pour l'éducation, la science et la culture; UNESCO; /juːˈnɛskoʊ/) is a specialized agency o...
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Cerro Armazones Observatory
Cerro Armazones Observatory (Spanish: Observatorio Cerro Armazones, OCA; German: Observatorium Cerro Armazones, OCA) is an astronomical observatory owned and operated jointly by the Ruhr University Bo...
RECS International
RECS International was founded in Brussels in 2002 and is a non-profit-making European association of market players trading in renewable energy certificates. Its members are renewable energy producer...
Masterpieces of the Oral and Intangible Heritage of Humanity
The Proclamation of Masterpieces of the Oral and Intangible Heritage of Humanity was made by the Director-General of UNESCO starting in 2001 to raise awareness on intangible cultural heritage and enco...