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2010-08-23 14:24:05

High school students from different ESA Member States were able to watch their own ‘satellites’ soar into the sky aboard suborbital rockets during the first European CanSat competition, held at the Andøya Rocket Range in Norway.

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2010-07-28 08:40:00

A spectacular new image from ESO’s Wide Field Imager at the La Silla Observatory in Chile shows the brilliant and unusual star WR 22 and its colorful surroundings.

2010-07-22 12:33:53

A new European Code of Conduct for Research Integrity will be presented by the European Science Foundation at the World Conference on Research Integrity.

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2010-07-05 06:05:00

Now possible to film development of fruit fly and of zebrafish's eyes and brain.

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2010-06-22 06:00:00

Europe’s “Big Bang” particle research group CERN, plans to open membership to all countries around the world who qualify to join.

2010-06-17 14:36:47

The Council of the European Space Agency today announced that Jean-Jacques Dordain will continue as the Director General of ESA for a further period of four years.

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2010-06-16 07:20:00

A spectacular new image of the Sculptor Galaxy (NGC 253) has been taken with the ESO VISTA telescope at the Paranal Observatory in Chile as part of one of its first major observational campaigns.

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2010-06-15 09:53:15

This image may bring to mind a patchwork quilt, or a picture taken from a gallery of abstract paintings, but the artisan behind it is actually Mother Nature, with a little help from scientists at the European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL) in Heidelberg, Germany.

2010-06-14 06:58:00

FRANKFURT, Germany and LAUSANNE, Switzerland and PARIS, June 14, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- IMIDIA ("Innovative Medicines Initiative for Diabetes"), a public private consortium funded by the Innovative Medicines Initiative (IMI), announced today the launch of a project focusing on pancreatic islet cell function and survival.

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2010-06-09 09:34:53

Ten past and present ESA astronauts will be at the ILA international aerospace show at Berlin’s Schoenefeld on Friday 11 June.


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