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PLATO Week 3: Göttingen

PLATO Week 3 will be hosted by the Max Planck Institute for Solar System Research, Göttingen, Germany. It will be taking place between the 13th and 15th of March. Attendance is by invitation only.

UPDATE: Information regarding the meeting can be found at the meeting's website.

Tue 17 Jan 2017, 14:06 | Tags: The PLATO 2,0 project, PLATO 2.0, Payload, Meeting, PLATO week, PDC, PSM, Göttingen

PLATO Week 2: Rome - report

PLATO Week 2 took place at ASI in Rome between the 8th and 10th of November 2016. The PSM held several joint sessions with the PDC, during which discussions focussed on the high-level schedule for developing the on-ground data processing pipeline.

Minutes for the PSM-PDC sessions can be found on the Publications page, along with the slides that were shown during the meeting.

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.

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