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The Cold that Comes from Light
Cooling atoms may seem like a strange idea, especially when lasers are used for that purpose. CNRS News revisits science’s best find for measuring time with accuracy, confirming fundamental physical...
Light to Fight Cancer
By targeting cancer cells with a laser, photodynamic therapy—which is used in both dermatology and oncology—can provide new opportunities to treat certain tumors such as those that affect the...
Within the Kingdom of Lights
The Kastler-Brossel Laboratory is a ‘factory’ for Nobel Laureates, with more than its fair share of physicists well known for monumental discoveries. Following in the footsteps of Alfred Kastler,...
An Eagle’s Nest for Science
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...
The Sound of 18th-Century Paris
Does Big Data Cause Pollution?
And then Came Agriculture
A Mission to Touch the Sun
Hadron Therapy Ready for Takeoff
A Graffiti Wall for Science