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Now in HD: the Earth’s Turbulent Core
Taking a deep dive into our planet’s turbulent core 3000 kilometers below surface level, geophysicists have emerged with high-definition 3D simulations showing the hidden mechanisms that govern the...
History Down the Drain
While renovating a sand filter, a water purification device located in Orléans, researchers were able to access sediments that had accumulated since 1942 from particles transported in the wastewater...
What Makes the Earth’s Mantle Flow?
By analyzing microscopic defects in the mineral that makes up 60% of the Earth’s mantle, researchers have uncovered what makes this solid rock flow.
Juno to Unlock Jupiter's Secrets
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...
Life Has its Dark Matter
Revealed by metagenomics, previously unknown biodiversity brings our biological understanding into question. “Biological dark matter” may provide clues to a fourth domain of life.
The Sound of 18th-Century Paris
When Earth was a Snowball
Villani and Ávila: Two Men that Count
What Makes our Continents Dance?
Bouncing Lasers off the Moon
Thomas Ebbesen: "I Feel like an Explorer"