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What Makes our Continents Dance?
What forces move the tectonic plates of the Earth's surface? A team of geophysicists drawn primarily from two CNRS laboratories used a 3D simulation of our planet to answer this 50-year-old...
Computing the Cost of Computation
The new Jean-Zay supercomputer at the CNRS Institute for Development and Resources in Intensive Scientific Computing (IDRIS) is one of the instruments financed for the benefit of French researchers....
Simulation and Modeling: Less is More
To represent reality more accurately, is it better to simplify models and simulations or make them more complex? Specialist Frédéric Alexandre explains the latest developments and limits of current...
The Longest Proof in the History of Mathematics
Researchers use computers to create the world's longest proof, and solve a mathematical problem that had remained open for 35 years.
How Many Sexes Are There?
Being gay or lesbian under Nazi rule
When Productivism is Bad for Agriculture
The Turbulent History of the Suez Canal
European Research and Brexit
Solar Orbiter Blasts Off for the Sun