The quirky behavior of an asteroid that goes against the flow of most other celestial bodies in our Solar System prompted a French-Brazilian scientific duo to delve into its origins. And discover an immigrant from a star system beyond our own.
The world's most reflective mirrors, which reflect 99.9999% of incident light, were developed by a French laboratory. Discover the manufacturing secrets of these essential components of gravitational wave detectors.
The InSight international space mission is set to launch May 5 from California with a scheduled landing on the surface of the Red Planet on November 26. By studying for the first time the seismic waves on Mars, the mission, equipped with a European...
With their small size of several tens of centimeters and relatively low cost, nanosatellites—known as “CubeSats”—open up new scientific vistas. PicSat, launched on January 12, will be the first such instrument dedicated to the observation on an exoplanet.