20. December 2014
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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.



The ROMAP magnetometer is one of ten instruments aboard Rosetta's lander Philae. Its data helped to reconstruct Philae's flight path and landing.

ROMAP was developed under the leadership of TU Braunschweig. IWF Graz contributed with the control unit and flight software.

Further information on the incredible flight of Philae is found in a TU Braunschweig press release.


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In the current "Science" issue an international team led by Kristina Kislyakova of IWF Graz describes how to estimate the magnetic field of an exoplanet.

Furher information is found in an IWF press release of 21 November 2014.



Zum Thema "Großforschung" sprach u.a. IWF-Direktor Wolfgang Baumjohann bei einer von APA-Science veranstalteten Podiumsdiskussion am 6. November in Wien.

Weitere Informationen finden Sie in einer APA-Presseaussendung vom 7. November 2014.

Foto: APA/APA-Fotoservice / Schedl


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