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06.27.2016
More than 20 years after Galileo, it is now Juno's turn to observe the largest planet of our Solar System. This close encounter will go beyond the simple observation of its moons to gather...
Opinion
06.10.2016
A few months after the first detection of gravitational waves, the success of the Lisa Pathfinder mission paves the way for an ambitious space project that will make it possible to observe the...
Article
03.14.2016
With its probe scheduled to land on Mars on October 19th, ExoMars 2016 is the first of two European missions to investigate the Red Planet’s atmosphere and find evidence of past life under its...
Article
03.02.2016
Less than a month after US astronomers postulated the existence of a ninth planet in the Solar System, a French team managed to halve the possible search area. One of the researchers responsible for...
Opinion
02.04.2016
The scientific world is in turmoil, our Solar System could have a new ninth planet. Historian of science at the CNRS, Denis Guthleben revisits this announcement in light of the recent, and not so...
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10.14.2015

In operation since June 2014, the Spectro-Polarimetric High-contrast Exoplanet REsearch instrument (SPHERE), attached to one of the four mirrors of the Very Large Telescope (VLT) in Chile, was...

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