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PLATO Mission Conference 2017

The University of Warwick (UK) will be hosting the PLATO Mission Conference 2017: exoplanets in the PLATO era. The conference will take place between the 5th and 7th of September 2017. Further details to come.


PLATO Week 1: Leuven

The University of Leuven is hosting the first ever PLATO Week between 18.07.16 and 20.07.16

Further information can be found at the webpage (click the news item heading)

Tue 05 Jul 2016, 10:48 | Tags: PLATO 2.0, Payload, Meeting, Leuven, PLATO week, PDC, PSM

PLATOsim workshop

There is a PLATOsim workshop being held at the University of Leuven on June 8th / 9th 2016.

To register, please email Sara Regibo <sara.regibo@ster.kuleuven.be> by June 1st 2016.

Tue 31 May 2016, 16:40 | Tags: PLATO 2.0, Workshop, Leuven

WP120 Meeting 2016

A WP120 meeting with the leaders of the WP12X took place on the 23rd and 24th of May.

Fri 27 May 2016, 16:51 | Tags: PLATO 2.0, WP12, Stellar Science, Meeting, PSM

Payload Progress Meeting 5

The 5th PLATO Progress Meeting is taking place on April 25-27 2016, at the Munich South Holiday Inn. This meeting also acts as the kick-off to phase B2 of the project.

Mon 25 Apr 2016, 11:24 | Tags: PLATO 2.0, Payload, Payload Meeting, PSM

New paper on exoplanet frequencies with PLATO

A new paper released today by Dimitri Veras et al. discusses using PLATO to detect a trend for exoplanet frequency to decrease as the host stars of two-planet systems get older.

Fri 17 Jul 2015, 12:58 | Tags: The PLATO 2,0 project, PLATO 2.0, ArXiv, Exoplanets, Publication, PSPM

PLATO Payload Meeting 4

The PLATO Payload Team are having their 4th face-to-face meeting in Berlin, April 16th - 17th 2015.

Thu 16 Jul 2015, 21:13 | Tags: The PLATO 2,0 project, PLATO 2.0, Payload, Payload Meeting, Update

How PLATO 2.0 was born

Information about the project history. PLATO 2.0 (PLAnetary Transits and Oscillations of stars) is a medium class (M class) mission studied in the framework of the ESA Cosmic Vision 2015-2025 program.

Mon 26 Jan 2015, 16:35 | Tags: PLATO 2.0

PLATO 2.0 Science Conference, December 2014

Presentations and information regarding the PLATO 2.0 Science Conference, Taormina, Scily, 3-5 December 2014

Mon 26 Jan 2015, 16:28 | Tags: PLATO 2.0 Conference

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