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Memory on Ice
The goal of the Ice Memory programme, launched in 2015 by the glaciologists Jérôme Chappellaz and Patrick Ginot, is to create a global ice archive sanctuary in Antarctica. And they must act quickly,...
Exoplanets: the Search for New Worlds?
Twenty years ago, in October 1995, a team of astrophysicists led by Michel Mayor and Didier Queloz at the Haute-Provence Observatory in southeastern France became the first to formally discover an...
Permafrost: A Ticking Time Bomb
Frozen for thousands of years, the Arctic's permafrost soil is gradually thawing due to climate change—and releasing potent greenhouse gases into the atmosphere. As Paris prepares to host the...
Dragons, mammoths and giant wolves: what do the animals in “Game of Thrones” tell us?
How Many Sexes Are There?
The Legacy of World War I
When cyber-attacks target hardware
Forgotten dates in Europe's history (4/4)
Astronomers discover micronovae