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ESA L2/L3 white paper (News)

Wednesday 20 March 2013 by Fabien Malbet
ESA has recently issued a call for white papers on the science themes of the L2 and L3 missions of its Cosmic Vision programme. All information related to this call is in the section Agency calls>ESA L2/L3 white paper.

Download Blue Dots report (News)

Wednesday 30 June 2010 by Vincent Coudé du Foresto
The latest version (currently 2.02) of the Blue Dots report is available here for download. This version has been approved by the Working Group coordinators.

Summary of the Pathways conference (News)

Monday 21 December 2009 by Vincent Coudé du Foresto
At the initiative of Blue Dots and other sponsors, exoplanet scientists from around the world gathered in Barcelona on September 14th-18th, 2009, to debate and reach a consensus on defining guidelines for a new roadmap with the ultimate objective of finding habitable, and potentially inhabited, (...)

Sagan Program and 2010 Sagan Fellowships (News)

Sunday 6 September 2009 by Vincent Coudé du Foresto
2010 SAGAN FELLOWSHIPS The NASA Exoplanet Science Institute announces the 2010 Sagan Postdoctoral Fellowship Program and solicits applications for fellowships to begin in the fall of 2010. The Sagan Fellowships support outstanding recent postdoctoral scientists to conduct independent research (...)

Blue Dots meeting #6 (News)

Sunday 8 March 2009 by Vincent Coudé du Foresto
The next Blue Dots meeting will be hosted at ISSI in Bern on March 25th and 26th, in conjunction with the meeting of the ISSI team led by Helmut Lammer. Participants: Roy Alonso Vincent Coudé du Foresto Stefan Dieters (for Jean-Philippe Beaulieu) Malcolm Fridlund Lisa (...)

ESA coordinator position open (News)

Tuesday 3 February 2009 by Vincent Coudé du Foresto
A position at ESA has just opened for a Coordinator for Astronomy and Fundamental Physics Missions, who will play a major role in the implementation of the Cosmic Vision program. See here for details. Deadline for applications is Feb. 16th, (...)

BD meeting #4 (News)

Friday 14 November 2008 by Vincent Coudé du Foresto
The next Blue Dots meeting was held at Institut d’Astrophysique de Paris (Council Room) on November 17-18th, 2008: Participants: Jean-Philippe Beaulieu (on-and-off, preparing the Molecules workshop) Anthony Boccaletti James Cho (Planetary atmospheres, Monday only) Vincent Coudé du (...)

Pathways conference announced (News)

Tuesday 30 September 2008 by Vincent Coudé du Foresto
The "Pathways Towards Habitable Planets" conference is announced here. It will be held in Barcelona between Sep. 14-18th, 2009, and is sponsored in part by the Blue Dots initiative.

BD meeting #3 (News)

Thursday 18 September 2008 by Vincent Coudé du Foresto
The second Blue Dots meeting was held last September 16-17 at the University College London, with the participation of: Jean-Philippe Beaulieu Anthony Boccaletti Vincent Coudé du Foresto Marc Ollivier (by video link) Ignasi Ribas Misato Fukagawa (for H. Shibai) Alessandro (...)

Sagan Program and 2009 Sagan Fellowships (News)

Friday 12 September 2008 by Vincent Coudé du Foresto
1 2 3 The Sagan Program has been announced through the NASA Exoplanet Science Institute at Caltech. See details in the following pages. 1 2 3