27. February 2015
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Mitte März startet die NASA-Mission Magnetospheric Multiscale (MMS) von Cape Canaveral aus in den erdnahen Weltraum. Vier identisch bestückte Satelliten sollen die Dynamik der Erdmagnetosphäre erforschen.

Das IWF ist der größte nicht-amerikanische Partner der Mission. Es hat die Federführung bei der Potentialregelung der Satelliten...

 

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IWF director Wolfgang Baumjohann was named scientist of the year 2014 by the Austrian Klub der Bildungs- und Wissenschaftsjournalisten.

 

 

ESA’s Venus Express spacecraft has run out of fuel and will burn up in the atmosphere of Venus after a successful eight-year mission. The scientific output was enormous: Data collected by the magnetometer built at IWF Graz led to almost 100 refereed papers.


Further information is found in an ESA Press Release.

 

 

The Graz built atomic force microscope MIDAS aboard Rosetta yields first results on Chury's cometary dust.

Further information is found in ESA's Rosetta Blog.

 

 

 

On Wednesday, 17 December 2014, Mark Bentley presents at the AGU Fall Meeting the first results of the MIDAS atomic force microscope, which was developed and built under the leadership of IWF Graz.

 

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