First detection unit of the KM3NeT/ORCA neutrino detector

Last week, an extensive sea operation took place to deploy several elements of the KM3NeT/ORCA detector at the KM3NeT-Fr site, about 40 km offshore from Toulon. Amongst them, the first detection unit of ORCA comprising 18 optical modules, spaced at 9 m along a 200 m high vertical neutrino detection line. The deployment and connection of the detection unit was performed with the […]

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2017 Scientific Committee

The Labex UnivEarthS is pleased to invite you to its seventh scientific council which will take place on 9 and 10 November 2017 in Paris. Thursday, November 9th will be a day of tribute to the works of Pierre Binétruy and Neil Gehrels, who unfortunately left us this year. These two great scientists have left behind an extraordinary legacy, which […]

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GW170104: Observation of a 50-Solar-Mass Binary Black Hole Coalescence at Redshift 0.2

The Advanced LIGO-Virgo collaboration would like to announce the third detection of gravitational waves, confirming the beginning of a new field of astronomy.  As with the first two detections, the gravitational waves detected on January 4th, 2017, were emitted by the coalescence of two black holes, with masses of 30 and 20 solar masses respectively, at a distance of three […]

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Cécile Cavet appointed FACe Scientific Officer

Cécile Cavet was recruited in 2012 by Labex UnivEarthS in the WP Valorisation “Data diffusion, visualization and cloud computing“. She was appointed in December 2016 as Scientific Officer of the Center Francois Arago (FACe), which is the APC’s multi-mission data processing center. Her missions will include the following tasks: – management of the FACe: prospective of the FACe, organization of […]

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KM3NeT and associated sciences workshop on the 6th of December at IPGP

On the 6th of December, at the IPGP, a “KM3NeT and Associated Sciences” workshop  will be held to identify ways of collaboration between colleagues of the APC and the IPGP, on the sismo / oceano aspects in relation to the instrumentation available on KM3NeT. This workshop is part of the ARGOS interface project of LabEx UnivEarthS. This workshop is organized […]

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