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Saving Afghanistan's Incredible Heritage
For nearly a century, the French Archaeological Delegation in Afghanistan (DAFA) has been drawing up an inventory of the archaeological heritage of one of the world’s most unstable countries. Some...
Science and Peace
While science has historically been associated with war, scientists have long advocated for peace. Thus in July 1957 the first “Conference on Science and World Affairs” brought together a number of...
The Legacy of World War I
The war left Europe devastated and bankrupt. It radically changed the world, giving rise to a new economic, political, and cultural order.
Laboratories at War
From wide usage of machine guns to poison gas attacks, World War I was the first conflict that showed the importance of scientific leadership, for the best and for the worst.
WWI: Origins of a Conflict
Who Built the Eiffel Tower?
Nero’s Rotating Dining Room
Alessio Figalli, Fields Medal 2018
GRAVITY Validates Einstein
French Mathematics in Rio