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09.08.2022
Like the light they conduct, optical fibres span a wide range of applications from telecommunications to medical sensors. On the occasion of the 2022 International Year of Glass, here’s an overview...
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07.07.2022
Jean-Marie Tarascon, Chair of Solid State Chemistry and Energy at the Collège de France, is the recipient of the 2022 CNRS Gold Medal, one of France's highest scientific distinctions. He is...
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06.09.2022
BMX racing, which has been an Olympic sport since 2008, is the cycling event that requires to apply the greatest force to pedals. Researchers at the Pprime Institute were approached to help...
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05.20.2022
One of the five main objectives of the EU’s Horizon Europe research programme is to see 100 cities attain carbon neutrality by 2030. Christophe Ménézo, a specialist in photovoltaic solar energy,...
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05.20.2022
Restoring our oceans, seas, and coastal and inland waters by 2030 is the goal of the Horizon Europe programme's Mission Starfish 2030. Agathe Euzen, deputy scientific director of the CNRS...
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05.20.2022
What impact do the IPCC reports have? Do society, the media and politicians take enough notice of them? Do climate sceptics still have significant influence? CNRS News talked to Valérie Masson-...
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05.12.2022
Scientists were aware there was a huge object hidden at the centre of the Milky Way, and they also knew it had no hair. The EHT collaboration has now obtained the very first image of Sagittarius A*,...
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05.10.2022
Between the 7th and 16th centuries, anonymous pilgrims and other travellers left behind traces of their presence throughout the eastern Mediterranean region, where the walls of sacred sites are...