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This year marks the 50th anniversary of the strikes and protests that swept across France in May and June 1968. What really happened during this unusual sequence of events and what impact did it have...
From JPEG images to the detection of gravitational waves, the work of Joseph Fourier, whose 250th anniversary was celebrated last month, led to numerous modern-day applications. Yet this would not...

Looking back at the Battle of Verdun, during which 300,000 French and German soldiers were killed. Over the past century, the legacy of this battle, a symbol of the horror and absurdity of war,...