Planck receives its final command23/10/2013 - 14:32
Planck has been turned off after nearly 4.5 years of soaking up the relic radiation from the Big Bang and studying the formation of stars and galaxies throughout fourteen billion years of cosmic history.
Planck HFI mission draws to a close03/02/2012 - 12:58
Planck's High Frequency Instrument has used the last of its coolant and ended its mission. The Low Frequency Instrument will continue operating for a further year.
Planck unveils wonders of the Universe11/01/2011 - 14:11
The first scientific results from ESA’s Planck mission were released at a press briefing today in Paris. The findings focus on the coldest objects in the Universe, from within our Galaxy to the distant reaches of space.
500 days of scanning27/12/2010 - 11:31
Planck has been scanning the sky for 500 days, and is still going strong.
Planck image voted 7th best science story of 201020/12/2010 - 14:31
The release of Planck's first image of the whole sky has been voted the 7th best science story of 2010 by Discover Magazine.
Planck on the radio26/10/2010 - 17:56
The BBC's Science Café visited Cardiff University to speak to scientists using Planck, and also Herschel.