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03.31.2022
In this third episode in our series, made up of excerpts from the book “Chroniques de l'Europe” published by CNRS Éditions, we retrace the long journey of European women to the ballot box,...
Article
03.24.2022
From election campaigns to the war in Ukraine, social networks are now used on a massive scale to influence public opinion. David Chavalarias, director of the Politoscope project and author of a...
Article
03.23.2022
Even though the Russian president appears to be increasingly isolated, it would be impossible for him to run the country alone, as Françoise Daucé, a specialist on governmental-societal relations in...
03.16.2022

Notre-Dame Cathedral is the setting for a large-scale scientific study aimed at penetrating the building’s secrets and helping with its restoration. This film shows how researchers extract...

Article
03.06.2022
In this second episode in our series, we meet the first women admitted to university, hark back to the plague and the cordon sanitaire, and set sail for the poles, where science was taking its first...
02.16.2022
Computer scientist and mathematician Jean-Paul Delahaye explains why Bitcoin’s electricity consumption is a major flaw that should result in it being banned or replaced by less energy-intensive...
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11.24.2021
A team of archaeologists from the TRACES laboratory, in southwestern France, carrying out excavations in the Allier department (central France) has made a discovery dating back to more than 2,800...
Article
11.23.2021
Everyone is familiar with the author, but Marcel Proust also championed a number of political ideas, some of which are still in the public arena today. To mark the anniversaries of his winning the...
Article
10.11.2021
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...