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Solar Orbiter Blasts Off for the Sun
On February 10, the European spacecraft Solar Orbiter will launch and head for the Sun, with the aim of unravelling some of the mysteries surrounding the physics of our star.
BepiColombo: Two Orbiters Head to Mercury
Known since antiquity, Mercury has not yet delivered all its secrets. The international mission BepiColombo will study the planet's surface and compare its magnetic field with that of the Earth.
A Mission to Touch the Sun
The Sun is one of the final unknown frontiers in our Solar System. This August, a probe was launched to observe this star in unprecedented detail, and closer than ever before. The objective is to...
Now in HD: the Earth’s Turbulent Core
Taking a deep dive into our planet’s turbulent core 3000 kilometers below surface level, geophysicists have emerged with high-definition 3D simulations showing the hidden mechanisms that govern the...
A Sedentary Lifestyle is the Sworn Enemy of our Health
How Many Sexes Are There?
Being gay or lesbian under Nazi rule
CNRS 2020 Innovation Medallists
“We need to rethink the balance between humans and non-humans”
Has confinement turned us into hikikomori?