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Astrobiology and Planetary Exploration (APEX) Meetings

The APEX series of meetings is held on Thursdays at 1pm in the Garwood Lecture Theatre, located on the 1st Floor, South Wing, UCL: APEX Programme

Exoplanet Journal Club

The Exoplanet journal club has been established by the Exoplanet and Exomol groups in the Department of Physics and Astronomy.

Meetings are run bi-weekly on Wednesdays from 2-3 pm in room E7, ground floor of the Physics building.  If you are interested in joining this club, please contact Camilla Danielski.

CPS News and Events


Twinkle Community Workshop

Registration is now open for the first Twinkle workshop, an event open to the whole UK science community.  The one-day workshop will be held at the Royal Astronomical Society on Friday February 6 2015 (11AM - 4:30PM).  More...

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How common are alien civilisations in our Galaxy? Come and find out at APEX, back this Thursday!

The Astrobiology and Planetary Science (APEX) seminar series resumes this Thursday, 22 January, at 1pm in the Garwood Lecture Theatre with a talk by our very own Professor Ian Crawford: More...

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Final APEX this term: Dr Sidiropoulos reports on data mining planetary science image archives

The final APEX seminar this term features the CPS's own Dr Panagiotis Sidiropoulos reporting on the status of "Data mining planetary science image archives".  More...

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APEX today: Evidence for the earliest life on Earth

Today's APEX seminar features Dr Dominic Papineau discussing Evidence for the earliest life on Earth. More...

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APEX: ET construction with 3D printers

This week at APEX: Dr Sungwoo Lim will be talking about "Space architecture: Extraterrestrial construction process using 3D printing techniques".  More...

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APEX today: Lunar landing sites and non-terrestrial artefacts in the Solar System

This week's APEX seminar features talks by the CPS' very own Huma Irfan (PhD student, Birkbeck) and Dr Lewis Pinault (Birkbeck): More...

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APEX: Astronomy from the Moon

This week's APEX features Dr Geraint Harker (Marie-Curie Fellow at UCL Astrophysics) talking about "Astronomy from the Moon".   More...


LIVE: Rosetta Comet Landing TODAY 

The Philae lander has successfully separated from the Rosetta orbiter and has started its historic 7 hour descent to the surface of 67P! Come and join us for the ESA live stream of the touchdown (harpoons and all!) expected at 1600 GMT today. We'll be at the Medical A.V. More...

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Ancient glaciers on Mars? / Titan's topography 

This week's APEX seminar is a double-bill featuring talks about Mars and Titan. Gaia Stucky De Quay (CPS alumna and PhD student at Imperial College London): "Landslides on Mars: Evidence for ancient glaciers?" More...

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Mercury after three-and-a-half years of MESSENGER's orbital mission

Dr Shoshana Weider (Carnegie Institution of Washington, USA) will deliver this week's APEX seminar. More...

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