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11.26.2017
The origin of a volcanic eruption in the Middle Ages, one of the biggest in the last ten thousand years, had long remained a mystery. It was only in 2013 that a group of scientists would solve the...
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11.23.2017
A week ago, while the COP23 was in full swing in Bonn, 15 364 scientists from 184 countries signed a dire warning about the state of our planet in the journal BioScience. The French Ecologist Franck...
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11.06.2017
The Coriolis rotating platform is the world’s only research structure of its kind devoted to fluid mechanics. First set up in the 1960s at the Laboratoire des écoulements géophysiques et industriels...
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05.04.2017
He is the man who discovered that the record of Earth's past climate is locked up in the ice of Antarctica and who highlighted the role of greenhouse gases in global warming. CNRS News looks...
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11.10.2016
A year on from the Paris Agreement, the COP22 was held in Marrakech November 7-18. Indigenous knowledge, scientific data and grassroots initiatives all play a role in researchers' assessments...
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12.23.2015
On Réunion island, the Maïdo Observatory has been monitoring the atmosphere since 2013. Using lidars, it can analyze its composition in gas and particles, gathering precious data in the context of...