Author Archives: Karen

Karen is chief editor for ESA's Science & Technology website.

From stone age to space age: How artist Siobhán McDonal...

Crystalline – an exhibition of work by artist Siobhán McDonald  – is inspired in part by ESA's Solar Orbiter mission and brings elements of contemporary engineering together with prehistory in the use of carbon and charred bone....

Paul Quast – man with a simple message

At 20:00 UTC on 10 October 2016, ESA’s Cebreros deep space tracking station broadcast a 15-minute message in the direction of Polaris, the Pole Star. It contained thousands of messages from citizens of the world offering their...