Strengthening the space sector in the digital age... we're pleased to announce the #SpaceForInnovation workshop in Rome on 16 December organised with the Italian space agency @ASI_spazio 👉 @esa_artes @Space4Europe @ESA_Italia
We are living at the greatest moment in history for finding life beyond Earth:
To celebrate the countdown to the festive season we are sharing a #TopSecret enigma every week until Christmas 🔎 Today we have four festive dingbats for you. Can you solve them? We’ll reveal the solutions later…
Evolution of language. It’s curious how names of Greek philosophic schools have survived in our modern language(s) with meanings that seem to have no connection with the originals. Sophistry. Sceptical. Cynical. Epicurean. Stoical. Probably more examples?
Beyond Barcelona, Asturias entices with gorgeous landscapes and world-class cuisine
Killer-whale grandmothers help to boost the survival of their daughters’ calves, especially when food is scarce. #ResearchHighlight
Our #ParkerSolarProbe has returned gigabytes of data, leading to new findings about solar wind, space dust and sun storms. While seemingly calm from Earth, the Sun is a surprisingly active system with far-reaching effects in our solar system:
1. It was a pretty rough day yesterday for Arctic news. Nothing that, if you were watching closely, you didn't expect But still, it kind of all came at once.
In 2018, not many people knew who Greta Thunberg was. At this year's UN climate change conference, she is a household name and has been surrounded by crowds from the moment she arrived. #COP25 #Cop25Madrid2019
🌕 Look up tonight — the Moon is nearly full. Learn all about the “Cold Moon:”
It has been 50 YEARS since Corky has been able to swim outside of a tank, and her story will break your heart 💔 Even though she is the OLDEST orca in captivity, SeaWorld still REFUSES to #SendCorkyHome .
The #Greenland ice sheet is losing mass seven times faster than in the 1990s. An international team of 89 polar scientists, working in collaboration with ESA and NASA, has produced the most complete picture of Greenland ice loss to date 👉
“I just watched the Earth going by below me and the only thing separating it was just my visor...” Anne McClain of @NASA_Astronauts recalls her first spacewalk and how it changed her perception of Earth:
The @SpaceX Dragon is holding at 30m from @Space_Station for some checks before beginning its final approach to the capture point. @AstroDrewMorgan and @astro_luca are standing by to capture it with the station's robotic arm. Watch: Questions? Use #AskNASA
It’s #Artemis Day! 🚀🔥🌒 We're unveiling the assembled rocket core stage for @NASA_SLS that will help power the first #Artemis mission to the Moon. See how teams at our Michoud Assembly Facility in New Orleans made it happen
Stop coal finance ❌ Japan is the world's 2nd largest public funder for coal. International activists with the #NoCoalJapan coalition are demanding the Japanese government end its support for coal-fired power projects. #COP25
Australia is burning. Downtown Sydney was partially evacuated due to the smoke. Ferry service was cancelled due to low visibility. Fire alarms are randomly going off inside buildings. Schools are keeping children inside. This is a climate emergency.
The newly released @NOAA 14th Arctic Report Card details analysis of a region undergoing a rapid and dramatic change due to our changing climate. Learn about recent extremes in temperature, sea ice and ice melt along with major shifts in marine species.