Not so long ago, in a galaxy not so far away, Europe was lagging behind in the space race.
Our policy in focus section explores all the different ways in which Europe is trying to catch up. Our features look at the swarm of low-orbit satellites causing light and noise pollution, creating ecological chaos. Further, a research scientist at the Institute of Atomic and Subatomic Physics, Vienna, breaks down the advancements in the use of nuclear technology in space, and the dangers it comes with. Then, Niklas Nienass - the Greens’ MEP responsible for space policy – shares his perspective.
Our culture section features a piece many of our readers have been asking for: a look at the EU bubble’s most beloved football team, Royale Union Saint-Gilloise. Sports lovers rejoice!
Art lovers, we’ve also thought of you. Through the National Bank of Belgium’s current exhibit, the public at large gets a rare glimpse into the institution’s private art collection, usually adorning the building’s corridors and employees’ office walls.
Elsewhere in the magazine, you can find a look at Finland’s road towards climate neutrality and its hopes to surpass that mark, becoming Europe’s first carbon negative economy.