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Disk, planet and star of the same system seen growing together
2020-11-25 12:20:00
A research team led by the Max Planck Institute for Extraterrestrial Physics (MPE) revealed a planetary disk taking shape before its star has completed its formation
ESA formally adopts Ariel, the exoplanet explorer
2020-11-13 11:50:00
The European Space Agency (ESA) has formally adopted the mission Ariel into the program of future missions for implementation.
NewSpace Strategy of Catalonia, a new step towards the democratization of space
2020-11-10 12:50:00
The Catalan Government has promoted the development and implementation of this initiative, which seeks that new private agents find commercial opportunities in the exploration and use of space.
New research on light flashes in the night sky may improve astronomical data
2020-11-09 15:25:00
A team that includes a researcher from Institute of Space Studies of Catalonia (IEEC) at Institute of Cosmos Science (ICC-UB) measured flashes of light, often mistaken for stars, reflecting off satellites and space trash in Earth's orbit
A technologically viable model for a Mars city, as imagined by a Catalan-led team
2020-10-19 12:00:00
A proposal for a city on planet Mars by a Catalan-led team was presented on Saturday, 17 October 2020, in the final of the Mars Society competition 
 
ANNOUNCEMENTS
 
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IEEC promotes Women4Space, a series of talks organised by UPC and Women In Aerospace Europe in Barcelona
2020-11-24 15:45:00
Women in Aerospace Europe (WIA-E) is a project born more than 10 years ago with the main objective of promoting, empowering and giving visibility to the participation of women in the aerospace sector. This is done through diverse activities open to all publics.
IEEC participates in the Science Week 2020 in Catalonia
2020-11-17 14:30:00
Since last 14 November 2020 and until next 29th of this month, the 25th edition of the Science Week in Catalonia (Setmana de la Ciència - SC'20) is held.  
IEEC, partner of the hackathon Act in Space 2020 in the national edition organised by the Barcelona Chamber of Commerce
2020-11-11 15:15:00
On 13 and 14 November 2020, the Hackathon Act in Space 2020 will take place, an international innovation competition promoted by the French National Centre for Space Studies (CNES) and supported by the European Space Agency (ESA), the ESA Business Incubation Centre Barcelona network (ESA BIC Barcelona) and the ESA brokers, a network of institutions and technology transfer centres that offers support to the space industry through the identification and exploitation of new business opportunities.
Presentation of the NewSpace strategy for Catalonia
2020-10-27 15:35:00
A trend for change in the space sector has been confirmed in the last few years. Particularly important is the impending exponential growth of the so-called New Space, which is bound to facilitate access to space not only for scientific activities but also for new market applications in telecommunications and general data products.
On the Rate of Crustal Failures in Young Magnetars
27/11/2020 - 00/00/0000
The researcher Clara Dehman, from the Institute of Space Sciences (ICE, CSIC), will talk about young magnetars.
Deep learning algorithms for morphological classification of galaxies
27/11/2020 - 00/00/0000
The researcher Helena Domínguez Sánchez, from the Institute of Space Studies of Catalonia (IEEC) at the Institute of Space Sciences (ICE, CSIC), will talk about deep learning algorithms for morphological classification of galaxies.
From a Bounce to the Dark Energy Era with F(R) Gravity
20/11/2020 - 00/00/0000
Prof. Tanmoy, P., from University of Burdwan, Chandernagore College, will talk about Dark Energy Era.
Nuclear structure challenges for the r-process nucleosynthesis
19/11/2020 - 00/00/0000
The researcher at Michigan State University (MSU) and Facility for Rare Isotope Beams (FRIB) Samuel Giulani will talk about Nuclear structure challenges for the r-process nucleosynthesis.
 
PICTURE OF THE MONTH
 
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Nüwa, the first city state on Mars | IEEC's researchers led the design of a city for a million people on Mars. This render shows the wall of the cliff where the city is built, the mesa with greenhouses and solar concentrators, and the valley with communal areas. | ABIBOO Studio & SONet
02/11/2020
The Janssen crater and the aloof Mare Australe of the Moon | This mare is on the limit of its visible face, being difficult to see from the Earth because of our satellite's oscillation movement. Image taken from the Montseny Observatory. | IEEC - Josep M. Trigo
05/10/2020
 
Two CubeSats nanosatellites in orbit | (Artist view) The FSSCat mission will study the polar ice and soil moisture and provide Earth observation images by using artificial intelligence. | UPC NanoSat Lab - IEEC
08/09/2020
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