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11.13.2019
Creating a Google Earth of sorts for the cathedral of Paris, that is the ambitious project of a team of researchers. Their objective is clear: to gather all past and future knowledge about the...
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02.16.2018
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...
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01.11.2018
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...
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06.06.2017
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,...
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12.23.2015
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...