Newsletter Nr. 4

February 2012

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Call for Team Proposals 2012: Reminder

Teams are one of the ISSI tools, through which small groups of scientists can work together in an efficient and flexible format of several subsequent meetings, during which data are analyzed and compared with theories and models. This call is open to scientists of any nationality, and active in research in Space Sciences and Earth Sciences using space data. These proposals are evaluated and selected by the ISSI Science Committee in June 2012.

Deadline for submission to ISSI: March 31, 2012

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ISSI in China

Simon Aegerter, Chairman of the Board of Trustees and Roger-Maurice Bonnet, ISSI's Executive Director, visited the National Space Science Center, CAS in Bejing, China. They met Wu Ji, Director General of NSSC and Wang Chi, Deputy Director General of NSSC, and discussed the future collaboration between the two parties. For further details click here >.

Furthermore Roger-Maurice Bonnet presented his book Surviving 1,000 centuries. Can we do it? - which is now translated into Chinese - to the public. The presentation took place at the National Space Science Center (CAS). Click here for impressions >

New Publications

Space Science Series of ISSI


Volume 37: The Plasma Environment of Venus, Mars and Titan
edited Karoly Szegö
ISBN 978-1-4614-3289-0
published in February 2012
Reprinted from Space Science Reviews Volume 162, No. 1-4, 2011

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SPATIUM Magazine

Volume 28: How Black are Black Holes?

by Maurizio Falanga

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Other New Publication

Cosmogenic Radionuclides
Theory and Applications in the Terrestrial and Space Environments

by Jürg Beer, Ken McCracken, and Rudolf von Steiger
ISBN 978-3-642-14650-3, published in February 2012

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New Team Publications

International Teams are carrying out research projects which leading to publications in scientific journals. The latest Team publications are listed here >.

Upcoming Pro ISSI Talk
"Mirages in the Universe"

Der Verein Pro ISSI organisiert regelmässig Referate mit führenden Persönlichkeiten aus der Wissenschaft. Der nächste Vortrag findet am 22. März 2012, um 18.15 Uhr am ISSI statt. Prof. Dr. Georges Meylan, Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL), wird zum Thema "Trugbilder im Universum" referieren. Der Vortrag ist in englischer Sprache.

The Association Pro ISSI hosts regular events for its members inviting leading personalities of the science community to present scope and results of their activities. Next Lecture will take place on 22 March 2012, 18h15 at ISSI. Prof. Dr. Georges Meylan, Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL), will give a public talk with the title "Mirages in the Universe". Continue reading

Alpbach Summer School 2012
"Exploration of the Giant Planets and their Systems"

The Summer School Alpbach enjoys 35 years of tradition in providing in-depth teaching on different topics of space science and technology, featuring lectures and concentrated working sessions on mission studies in self-organized working groups. 60 young highly qualified European science and engineering students converge annually for stimulating 10 days of work in Alpbach/Tyrol in the Austrian Alps. The 2012 Summer School Alpbach will focus on "Exploration of the Giant Planets and their Systems" and will be held from 24 July to 2 August 2012. Application forms have to be returned before March 31, 2012. Continue reading

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