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The most stable source of light in the world

In order to be able to detect planets comparable to Earth, the CHEOPS satellite, which will be sent into orbit at the end of 2017, must be able to measure the luminosity of a star with inimitable accuracy. In order to test ...

dateSep 30, 2015 in Astronomy
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ESA in partnership with Europe's railways

Europe's railway network plays a vital role in keeping our continent on the move. A new ESA initiative is considering the ways that space can add value to the network as it enters its third century of operations.

dateFeb 23, 2016 in Engineering
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