New results regarding search for terrestrial twin
A scientific study, which has just appeared in the scientific journal "Origins of Life and Evolution of Biospheres", lässt exoplanetary researcher: Is the Earth really special? IWF scientist Helmut Lammer is first author of the study and explains the problems regarding the search for a twin of our Earth.
Further information is found in an IWF Press Release of 14 March 2012.
Successful Debris Tracking at IWF Graz
The Graz SLR Station, operated by IWF on Lustbühel Observatory, is the first European station, which was able to track the orbits of more than 20 different rocket bodies. These laser measurements were made at distances between 500 and 1800 km with accurancies in the m-range.
Further information is found in press releases of IWF and DLR Stuttgart.
IWF participates in astrophysical FWF key project
Fundamental questions on the pathway to life and its astrophysical requirements will be addressed by a prestigious national research network led by Prof. Manuel Güdel, University of Vienna. The IWF scientists Maxim Khodachenko and Helmut Lammer are among the six subproject leaders of the recently approved FWF project with the title "Pathways to Habitability: From Disks to Active Stars, Planets to Life" (short "PatH").
Further information is found in a press release of the University of Vienna.
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