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MAGIC explores the polar skies
Last August, the scientists taking part in the fourth MAGIC campaign headed for Scandinavia, north of the Arctic Circle. Their goal was to study the atmospheric distribution of greenhouse gases using...
Ruins tell the tale of human societies
The archaeologist Alain Schnapp is a specialist in ancient Greece and a keen defender of the world’s archaeological heritage. Author of the book, "A Universal History of Ruins," he shares...
Ancient Maya Resource Management Revealed
The results from a major campaign of lidar mapping in Guatemala caused a sensation early this year, revealing the remains of 60,000 Maya ruins, most of them totally unknown and buried beneath the...
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...
How Many Sexes Are There?
Nero’s Rotating Dining Room
Does Big Data Cause Pollution?
The soil underfoot we take for granted
“Proust’s political and literary activities are indissociable”
How light governs sleep