28th Fleurance Astronomy Festival – 4 to 10 August 2018

From 4 to 10 August 2018, the French world of astronomy will meet in Fleurance (Gers) for a festival that promises many surprises! UnivEarthS will be present through Lucile Fayon, UnivEarthS doctoral student and IPGP research engineer; member of the UniversCiel association, she will present an exhibition on the SEIS instrument of the Insight mission. Fifty speakers, more than 150 […]

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Geoparticles Experiment Field Trip to Apollonia

On July 6, 2018, the team of researchers working on the experimental excursion of geoparticles arrived at the archaeological site of Appolonia, in northern Greece. The Labex UnivEarthS is actively participating in this project, through the I2 project: Geoparticles. This interdisciplinary project was initiated to study the feasibility of this technique for exploring archaeological structures and, if possible, carry out […]

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Planck : the final mission data strongly support the standard cosmological model

In 2013, ESA’s Planck mission unveiled a new image of the cosmos: the capture of microwave radiation generated at the beginning of the universe over the entire sky. This first light emitted by the universe offers a multitude of information on its content, its rate of expansion, and the primordial lumps, precursors of galaxies. The Planck consortium is publishing the […]

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Follow-up of the IceCube neutrino source candidate TXS 0506-056

  The ANTARES and HESS collaborations have followed-up the IceCube observation of a first possible high-energy neutrino source candidate, and the APC groups have had a strong role in these searches. The IceCube Collaboration has reported, in a press conference at the US National Science Foundation on July 12th 2018, a correlation between high-energy neutrinos and the blazar known as […]

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Interview with Lucile Fayon: around the Insight mission…

     Lucile Fayon was recruited by UnivEarthS for her thesis in 2014 and worked for three years on the SEIS instrument, the seismometer onboard the Insight mission to study the interior of Mars. The Insight mission was launched on Saturday, May 5, 2018, from Vandenberg, California, aboard an Atlas V rocket, sending the probe on a long journey […]

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