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Biodiversity beneath the tarmac
Major urban areas leave very little room for biodiversity, often relegating it to a decorative role. The entire concept of the city urgently needs to be revised, to make it more hospitable to flora...
The Framework of Notre-Dame: Putting an End to Stereotypes
Frédéric Épaud, a specialist on medieval frameworks, discusses the falsehoods that circulated after the fire that ravaged Notre-Dame on April 15.
Wood: a Material for the Future?
It seems industrial actors swear solely by concrete or the latest composite materials. Yet a billion years ago, nature invented a revolutionary material with striking properties: wood. It can not...
Who Built the Eiffel Tower?
Since its construction, more than 120 million visitors from all over the world have marveled at the Eiffel Tower. Historian Bertrand Lemoine looks back at the career and achievements of its prolific...
AI detects the early signs of multiple sclerosis
Nero’s Rotating Dining Room
How Many Sexes Are There?
Is the Oasis a Mirage?
The mysteries of the Cosquer cave
Does the Enlightenment still shine in the 21st century?