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A year in EU research, science and innovation

Over the year, Horizon covered important science and research events in Europe.
Over the year, Horizon covered important science and research events in Europe.

A handful of Nobel Prizes and the first-ever comet landing – 2014 was a good year for European Science.

Horizon interviewed Dr Colin Snodgrass at the European Southern Observatory in Chile who explained that the main science from the European Space Agency (ESA)’s Rosetta mission was still to come.

Dr Rajendra Pachauri, chair of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), told Horizon that innovation could have a rapid effect on climate change, while Professor Fabiola Gianotti, the incoming director-general of CERN, explained that the Large Hadron Collider would enable scientists to uncover unknown unknowns.

Take a look over Horizon’s year in science and research in our interactive timeline.