InSight/SEIS probes further into the heart of Mars

A look back at this scientific result, released one year after the landing of the InSight probe on Mars, and the start of recordings by SEIS, the French seismometer that measures the activity of the Martian soil. In a series of 6 papers published on Monday 24 February 2020 in Nature Geoscience and Nature Communication, the science team of NASA’s […]

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At the origins of the Solar System, millimetre-sized crystals at the heart of certain meteorites

RETROSPECTIVE. Understanding the formation of our Earth and planets in general is one of the major scientific questions of our time. Chondrules, which are found in the core of certain meteorites, are also thought to be the building blocks of the telluric planets. In this study, IPGP researchers have used a new method to date these chondrules, thus lifting the […]

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KM3NeT: designing an underwater neutrino detector is also a mechanical engineering challenge

Alin Ilioni is a research engineer in the mechanical department of the AstroParticule & Cosmology laboratory (APC, Université de Paris / CNRS / CEA) since 2018. With other fellow engineers and physicists of the European project KM3NeT, he is in charge of developing the Calibration Base of the KM3NeT/ORCA detector, within the framework of the ARGOS Interface project, which receives […]

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PHD Defense of Sandrine Peron ” Origin of terrestrial volatile elements: contribution of rare gas geochemistry”

Sandrine Peron, doctoral student of the team I6 : De la poussière aux planètes, is pleased to invite you to her thesis defence entitled : Origin of terrestrial volatile elements: contribution of rare gas geochemistry. The defense will take place on Tuesday, December 4 at 14:00 in the IPGP amphitheatre in front of the jury composed of : Sujoy Mukhopadhyay […]

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