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Rubber From ESA Spacecraft Helps Create A Smooth Ride At 300 KM/H
2013-02-01 12:48:02

Serious shocks need serious shock absorption, in space as well as on the ground. Now high-performance racing cars are driving more smoothly on space-ready rubber from ESA spacecraft.

Conference On EU Space Policy January 29-30
2013-01-28 13:47:43

The fifth high-level Conference on EU Space Policy, 'Building Up a Global Tool for Global Challenges', takes place on 29–30 January at the Charlemagne building of the European Commission in Brussels.

Planet Forming Gas Streams Revealed
2013-01-02 12:09:51

Astronomers who made observations with the Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array (ALMA) telescope are helping to shed light on planet-forming gas streams.

Carina Nebula Image Ushers In A New ESO Telescope
2012-12-06 10:12:13

A new image released by the European Space Observatory shows off a spectacular view of the star-forming Carina Nebula, and is being released right in time for an inauguration.

X-rays Help Understand How Mechanical Action May Lead To Greener Chemistry
2012-12-03 10:33:46

Solvents are omnipresent in the chemical industry, and are a major environmental and safety concern. Therefore the large interest in mechanochemistry: an energy-efficient alternative that avoids using bulk solvents and uses high-frequency milling to drive reactions.

Investing In Space To Boost Europe’s Competitiveness And Growth
2012-11-21 15:00:42

Ministers from ESA’s 20 member states and Canada today allocated €10 billion for ESA’s space activities and programmes for the years to come.

Space Photo Contest Being Held By ESA
2012-11-17 06:34:30

If you've taken a unique or interesting space-related photograph sometime during the past year, then the European Space Agency wants to see your work.


Word of the Day
chomage
  • Stoppage; cessation (of labor).
  • A standing still or idling (of mills, factories, etc.).
The word chomage comes into English from French.]
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