More than 20 years after Galileo, it is now Juno's turn to observe the largest planet of our Solar System. This close encounter will go beyond the simple observation of its moons to gather precious information about Jupiter's mysterious interior and deep atmosphere.
Called "13 Novembre" (November 13th), a large-scale research program on the construction of memory will collect and analyze the accounts of 1000 people who were more or less directly affected by the attacks, over a period of 12 years. Historian Denis Peschanski and neuropsychologist Francis Eustache explain the program’s objectives.
Cinema Dory, Nemo’s neighbor, is back on our screens in a sequel that focuses on her short-term memory loss. Pascale Piolino, a memory specialist, gives a more precise diagnosis and hypothesizes on the possible causes of this amnesia.
Automation Autonomous cars are gradually becoming a reality, but beyond national divergences in highway codes, these vehicles will also need to adapt their driving styles to the local habits of different countries.
Chemistry Why not use organic waste from domestic refuse to make tomorrow's cosmetics and plastics? Ongoing research by chemistry labs in this area could turn biomass into a plausible alternative to petroleum chemistry.
Astronomy A few months after the first detection of gravitational waves, the success of the Lisa Pathfinder mission paves the way for an ambitious space project that will make it possible to observe the collisions of giant black holes. Physicist Eric Plagnol explains.
Acoustics For a long time, audio analysis was virtually non-existent in the world of research. Now, with the emergence of sound studies, architects, sociologists, historians and others are studying the sounds of everyday life, offering a different perspective on the space we occupy and how we use it.
Ethology In nature, females are generally more involved in parental care than males, but this situation is far from universal. Biologist Frank Cézilly shares the findings of a recent survey on paternal instinct.
Archaeology Researchers have virtually unearthed what was once the largest port on the Mediterranean, now buried beneath the sand, and set its waters in motion once again. Their work has answered a question that has haunted archaeologists for many years.