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Danish Telescope Captures Breathtaking Image Of Star-Forming Region
2013-05-02 13:53:56

The Danish 1.54-metre telescope located at ESO’s La Silla Observatory in Chile has released a new image of the star-forming region NGC 6559.

Space Technologies Contribute To Job Creation And Growth
2013-04-21 21:53:51

Ireland is setting an example for how space technologies can contribute to economic growth and recovery through the maritime sector. Over 100 European specialists in policy, space technology, industry and maritime interests met this week on the Emerald Isle to learn more.

Denmark Confirms Participation In E-ELT Program
2013-04-12 12:58:09

Representatives of Denmark have confirmed that their country will participate in the European Extremely Large Telescope (E-ELT) programme. Twelve ESO Member States have now joined the E-ELT programme.

Hit The Slopes With MAPtoSNOW In Your Pocket
2013-04-10 08:04:40

Track your skiing, speed, altitude, slopes and lift kilometers with a nifty phone app from an ESA business incubation start-up. Compete against friends, win prizes and even donate to a children’s charity.

Join The Movement: International Space Apps Challenge
2013-04-04 08:30:13

In April, you are invited to join thousands of enthusiasts to invent and create applications to help space exploration and improve life on Earth at the International Space Apps Challenge.

Robot Being Taught Language Through Artificial Neuronal Network
2013-02-20 05:05:12

Robots aren’t actually “taught” but rather are programmed. There have been attempts to create a system that can allow robots to “learn” but it is still a matter of essentially programming the new skills.

GMES Copernicus Program Funding Secured Through 2020
2013-02-19 11:31:55

Good news for Europe’s Global Monitoring for Environment and Security program: the European Council has secured the program’s EU funding through 2020.


Word of the Day
obdormition
  • Sleep; the state or condition of being asleep.
  • The state or condition of numbness of a part due to pressure on a nerve: as, the obdormition of a limb.
The word 'obdormition' comes from a Latin word meaning "to fall asleep".
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