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11.19.2019

What if we could power our vehicles with metal powder? Aluminium and magnesium have the same energy density as fossil fuels and the waste—metal oxydes—can be recycled with concentrated solar...

Opinion
11.14.2019
This year, the world will produce 360 million tons of plastics. From their disposal in the environment to implications on human health, this has become a major societal issue. The chemists and...
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...
10.24.2019

To study neutrinos, some the most elusive particles known to physics, an international team of researchers and engineers are building an ambitious detector called KM3NeT at the bottom of the...

10.21.2019
Whether they track animal populations, monitor air quality, or optimise our energy consumption, sensors are increasingly being used to study the environment. A great deal of research has been...
Slideshow
09.24.2019
Discover the 20 photos that won the La preuve par l’image (The Proof is in the picture) competition. The competition, which was organised this year by the CNRS and the francophone association for...
Article
05.24.2019
Whether they come from plants or animals, sugars are increasingly replacing petroleum-derived products—a success they owe to their striking properties. CNRS News takes a closer look at these...
Opinion
05.10.2019
Would an antimatter orange have fallen on Newton's head like an apple? Physicists have not provided a serious answer to this question, for lack of being able to test it.
Article
04.26.2019
The relation between matter and antimatter has puzzled scientists and sparked experiments on a gigantic scale. The physicist Marie-Hélène Schune explains.