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Royal Observatory of Belgium

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  • project . 2015 - 2020
    Funder: EC Project Code: 670874
    Overall Budget: 2,500,000 EURFunder Contribution: 2,500,000 EUR
    Open Access mandate for Publications
    Partners: Royal Observatory of Belgium

    The rotation of the Earth has long been used as a measure of time, and the stars as reference points to determine travellers’ whereabouts on the globe. Today, precise timescales are provided using atomic clocks and precise positioning is determined using geodetic techni...

  • project . 2020 - 2022
    Funder: EC Project Code: 845354
    Overall Budget: 178,320 EURFunder Contribution: 178,320 EUR
    Open Access mandate for Publications and Research Data
    Partners: Royal Observatory of Belgium

    As the inner-most object of our solar system, planet Mercury is of unique relevance for e.g., solar system dynamics, planetary formation theory, and terrestrial magnetic field generation. So far, two single (NASA) space missions to Mercury have been performed. In 2018, ...

  • project . 2020 - 2024
    Funder: EC Project Code: 855677
    Overall Budget: 4,595,080 EURFunder Contribution: 4,595,070 EUR
    Open Access mandate for Publications and Research Data
    Partners: Royal Observatory of Belgium, MAGELLIUM SAS, CNES

    To understand the processes involved in the deep interior of the Earth and explaining its evolution, in particular the dynamics of the Earth’s fluid iron-rich outer core, only indirect satellite and ground observations are available. They each provide invaluable informa...

  • project . 2019 - 2022
    Funder: EC Project Code: 823734
    Overall Budget: 952,200 EURFunder Contribution: 920,000 EUR
    Open Access mandate for Publications and Research Data
    Partners: ASTRONOMICKY USTAV AVCR VVI, UT, Royal Observatory of Belgium, University of Leeds, GAU

    Massive stars are extreme cosmic engines, enriching their environments with chemically processed material throughout their entire life-time, and triggering star and planet formation. Despite their importance for the cosmic evolution, their evolutionary path up to their ...

  • project . 2011 - 2011
    Funder: EC Project Code: 287475
    Partners: KIK-IRPA, University of Liège, Royal Observatory of Belgium, NATIONALE PLANTENTUIN VAN BELGIE, STIS/BELSPO
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