STA, 14 May 2018 - The European Space Agency (ESA) has picked three candidates for its next middle class space mission, including Theseus, an early universe surveyor mission that includes Slovenian scientists from the Nova Gorica University and the Vesolje-SI centre of excellence. If picked, the mission is scheduled for launch in 2032.
Four students from St. Stanislav’s Institution: Diocesan Classical Gymnasium, Ljubljana, have won Honourable Mention for their entry in an international student video contest that aims to highlight various issues associated with the world’s growing population.
STA, 9 May 2018 - Researchers of the Jožef Stefan Institute (IJS) have confirmed four-decade old presumptions of Nobel Prize laureate Frank Wilczek of the existence of particles other than fermions and bosons. Their achievement is seen as an important step towards the creation of a topological quantum computer.
STA, 2 May 2018 - Slovenia will showcase two installations focussing on water at the 16th International Architecture Exhibition in Italy's Venice later this month.
STA, 3 May 2018 - The Herman Potočnik Noordung Center of Space Technologies, which was taken over by the state last year because of financial difficulties, will continue culturalising outer space, which the new director, Dominik Kobold, sees as a European and global niche. However, the centre will give more attention to space-tech companies.
STA, 25 April 2018 – Basketball player Goran Dragić tops the list of the 100 most influential Slovenians in 2017 as compiled by media professionals, and is followed by another five figures from the world of sports. US First Lady Melania Trump placed seventh and President Borut Pahor, as the highest rated politician, eighth.
Composer Nina Šenk will have her music performed by the Berliner Philharmoniker as part of BBC Proms, one of the most prestigious classical music festivals in the world.
Bringing the craft beer scene to Maribor and beyond. An inspiring tale of enterprise, effort, finding what you love and sharing it with others.
Slovenia is looking to become an attractive destination for filmmaking, offering refunds for costs of production and post-production as of last year. It is for this reason that film workers, supported by the state, will again present Slovenia as a destination at this year's Cannes Film Festival.
The Ljubljana SNG Opera and Ballet launched celebrations of its centenary on Thursday, remembering the year in which the first opera production premiered and the ballet got its professional ensemble.