Author Archives: Claudia

Claudia is an astronomer and science writer working for ESA.

Launch your design with Cheops

This article is mirrored from the main ESA Web Portal. ESA is offering graphic designers and artists a unique opportunity to feature their work on the rocket carrying the Cheops satellite. The design will be placed on...

The pause before the (star) storm

In less than ten days, Aoife van Linden Tol’s performance, Star Storm, will premiere at the Ars Electronica Festival in Linz, Austria. Get ready to be astonished by this explosive, site-specific show inspired by the life of...

Space-inspired Star Storm to premiere next month

This article is mirrored from the main ESA Web Portal. Star Storm, an explosive performance inspired by stellar processes in the Universe, will be premiered at the 2017 Ars Electronica Festival in Linz, Austria, on 10 September....

Making a mark: science-art residency progress at ESTEC

Aoife van Linden Tol, the recipient of the first art&science@ESA residency, spent her second research period at ESA’s European Space Research and Technology Centre (ESTEC) from 1 to 19 May 2017. The residency is organised by Ars...

Our Place in Space: a Hubble-inspired art show

Earlier this year, astronomy and art met amongst the picturesque scenery of Venice, Italy, in the form of Our Place in Space, an art & science exhibition inspired by the iconic images and ground-breaking discoveries of the...

Artist in residence back at ESTEC

Aoife van Linden Tol, the recipient of the first art&science@ESA residency, organised by Ars Electronica in partnership with ESA, is back at ESA’s European Space Research and Technology Centre (ESTEC) in Noordwijk, The Netherlands, for another three-week...

Stellar start for Aoife van Linden Tol’s residenc...

From 27 February to 17 March 2017, Aoife van Linden Tol, a multimedia artist working primarily with explosive media who is the recipient of the first art&science@ESA residency, organised by Ars Electronica in partnership with ESA, was...

­­When Art meets Science: First impressions of the ESA-...

On 27 February, artist-in-residence Aoife van Linden Tol will start a three-week period at ESA’s ESTEC technical centre, as part of ESA’s art-science initiative in collaboration with Ars Electronica, Futurelab, and the European Digital Art and Science...

Artist in residence at Mars landing

The first ESA–Ars Electronica artist in residence, Aoife van Linden Tol, is currently visiting ESA’s European Space Operations Centre (ESOC) in Darmstadt, Germany, for the arrival at Mars of the ExoMars mission, with the Schiaparelli module landing...

When Art and Space Science meet

Space science is a domain perhaps as vast as the cosmos it investigates. The advent of space telescopes, augmented eyes to see what we cannot observe from Earth, and space probes, emissaries to worlds other than our...