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In Ethiopia, Lalibela's Mysteries
A complex of churches hewn directly into the rock, located in the centre of Ethiopia, is slowly yielding its secrets, thereby enabling a better grasp of the country’s history.
A new book by physicist Jean-Claude Boulliard traces the ins and outs of different mineral families, each more surprising than the next. Bridging the worlds of science and art is a surprising feat,...
What Makes the Earth’s Mantle Flow?
By analyzing microscopic defects in the mineral that makes up 60% of the Earth’s mantle, researchers have uncovered what makes this solid rock flow.
Turning CO2 into a Valuable Resource
To curb the amount of CO2 present in the atmosphere, researchers would like to use it to produce polymers, fuel, or even construction materials. Game on!
A Sedentary Lifestyle is the Sworn Enemy of our Health
How Many Sexes Are There?
Nero’s Rotating Dining Room
CNRS 2020 Innovation Medallists
“We need to rethink the balance between humans and non-humans”
Has confinement turned us into hikikomori?