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Autumn 2019

  • Preferential EST site proposed
  • National Research Infrastructure status
  • PRE-EST project extension approved
  • The first year of SOLARNET
  • EST Science Requirement Document released
  • EST Project Office status
  • Upcoming call for tenders
  • Outreach activities


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 Previous issues: 


Spring 2019

  • News on the EST Preparatory Phase
  • Portugal joins EAST
  • New projects: SOLARNET and ESCAPE
  • Update of the EST Science Requirement Document
  • EST Technical Advisory Group gets set up
  • Ongoing site characterization
  • Outreach activities


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Autumn 2017

  • New steps forward!
  • First European presentation of EST
  • EST workshop in Austria
  • Perspectives of Astrophysics in Germany
  • RoCS becomes a Centre of Excellence
  • Regional funding approved
  • ASTERICS project
  • Highlights of EAST board meeting
  •  New ERC grants in Solar Physics
  • Stay tuned... 


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Spring 2017

  • EST Preparatory Phase begins!
  • Status of the ongoing projects
  • SOLARNET, four years of success
  • Arctowski Medal
  • ERC grants in solar physics 
  • Future legal form of EST
  • GREST co-creation experience
  • EST scale model arrives at IAC
  • Stay tuned... 


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Autumn 2016

  • Welcome to the EST Newsletter
  • EST chosen as a new ESFRI
  • New corporate EST website
  • Approved: the Preparatory Phase of EST
  • European solar physics community
  • SOLARNET Young Researcher Mobility Programme
  • The prototype Integral Field Unit is now at the GREGOR telescope
  • EST newcomers
  • EST scale model
  • SOLARNET IV meeting


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