The first international prize of public activities of the European network "Europlanet" (http://www.europlaneteu.org/outreach/index.php?option=com_frontpage&Itemid=1) was awarded in 2010 to the Planeterrella. Dr. Thierry Fouchet, Outreach Coordinator of Europlanet, said: "Dr. Lilensten earned this recognition. And not just for his commitment to the development of planeterrella and demonstrations, but for the generosity with which he shares his expertise and plans of the device, so that this educational tool can be used more widely. ". At the occasion of this award, a film was made on the Planeterrella. You can view it here :
The prize "taste for science" 2012 (http://www.fetedelascience.fr/pid25892/prix-le-gout-des-sciences.html) was attributed to Planeterrella in category "Scientists communicate." It was attributed by Mrs. Fioraso, Minister of Research. The jury was composed of a panel of scientists and professionals from the public mediation, led by Jamy Gourmault. As for the prize Europlanet, the committee members were sensitive to the desire to share the experience.