UnivEarthS Interview: Sébastien de Raucourt talks about the SEIS instrument in the Insight mission

The Insight mission took off on May 5, 2018 from Vandenberg mud in California, and is now on a long 6-month journey to Mars, where it will land on November 26, 2018. Its scientific objective is to understand how Mars was formed and how it evolved into today’s frozen desert. Among all the people who worked on this mission, we […]

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A review of the Astro Jeunes 2018 festival

This summer, in parallel with the Fleurance astronomical festival, the Astro Jeunes 2018 festival was held. It has welcomed more than 220 children from 4 to 16 years old every day to help them discover astronomy and space in a fun and exciting way. This week, the UniversSciel association returns in video on this edition rich in speakers and exciting […]

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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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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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ISIS-OG GdR Meeting: Open questions in signal analysis for gravitational astronomy – 8 October 2018

The first observations of advanced LIGO and Virgo mark the advent of a new gravitational astronomy, with great potential for discovery in many fields from fundamental physics to astronomy and cosmology. This will develop over the next few years as data is taken in the future and in the longer term using new ground-based instruments, such as the Einstein telescope, […]

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