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2011-01-22 08:59:26

Romania took a step further in its relations with ESA by signing the Accession Agreement to the ESA Convention on 20 January 2011, to become the 19th ESA Member State.

2011-01-20 05:52:00

AMSTERDAM, January 20, 2011 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- - Funding Body Will Use Publications and Citations Data to Track Success of Funded Projects Elsevier's SciVerse Scopus (http://www.info.sciverse.com/scopus/) database was selected by the European Research Council (ERC) to assist in the tracking and awarding of funding opportunities for researchers throughout the world.

2010-12-22 07:15:00

NOORDWIJK, The Netherlands, December 22, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- What if monitoring your heart rate were as easy as listening to music while you jog? Thanks to advances in space technology, an iPhone will soon be able to do double duty: keep you in tune with your favourite artists and your vital signs. With the support of ESA's Technology Transfer Programme (ESA TTP), Swiss company CSEM created the final prototype for their Pulsear device this year. A tiny unit embedded in a regular...

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2010-12-16 09:45:00

Gamma-ray bursts are among the most energetic events in the Universe, but some appear curiously faint in visible light.

2010-12-09 13:37:53

Europe needs new particle accelerators and major upgrades to existing facilities over the next ten years to stay at the forefront of nuclear physics.

2010-12-07 14:02:06

Celebrating the tenth anniversary of Portugal joining ESA as a Member State, José Mariano Gago, Portuguese Minister of Science and Higher Education, and Jean-Jacques Dordain, ESA’s Director General, met today at Pavilhão do Conhecimento, Lisbon.

2010-12-02 15:46:52

Europe needs an Institute of Industrial Mathematics to tighten the link between maths and industry as an enabler of innovation – putting maths at the heart of Europe's innovation.

2010-11-29 12:51:50

TECHBREAK is a new foresight initiative led by the European Science Foundation to identify the technology areas that could benefit the space sector.

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2010-11-27 15:30:00

Ministers in charge of space activities representing the Member States of the European Space Agency and the European Union met in Brussels today for the Seventh Space Council.

2010-11-24 08:00:00

Treasure Hunt Serves to Generate Donations to Annual Scholarship Fund WASHINGTON, Nov.


Word of the Day
quilisma
  • In medieval musical notation, a sign or neume denoting a shake or trill.
The word 'quilisma' comes from a Greek word meaning 'a roll'.