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A Digital Twin for Notre-Dame
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...
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...
Great Apes, Great Neighbors?
How Many Sexes Are There?
The Sound of 18th-Century Paris
Thomas Ebbesen: "I Feel like an Explorer"
How to Reconstruct the Sound of Notre-Dame?
The CNRS at 80: Emmanuel Macron pays tribute to “A model for freedom of research”