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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International Conference “History of the neutrino”

UnivEarthS is pleased to support the international Conference on History of the neutrino, to be held on September 5-7, 2018 in Paris. Neutrinos play an exceptional role as well in particle or nuclear physics as in astrophysics. The purpose of the Conference is to cover the main steps of their History since the brilliant and inspired idea of Pauli in […]

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Gamma-ray bursts and supernovae: from the central engines to the observer

  A four-week scientific program on extreme explosive events (such as gamma-ray bursts, compact object mergers, core-collapse supernovae) is held at Institut d’Astrophysique Spatiale and sponsored by the Ψ2 initiative of the Paris-Saclay University. In this program we aim to bring together and foster interactions between several communities (core collapse supernovae, gamma-ray bursts, neutron star mergers and magnetars). For this […]

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Intrikation: the tribute movie to Pierre Binétruy

One year after Pierre Binétruy’s death, all his colleagues wanted to pay tribute to him by making a film called “Intrikation: A portrait of Pierre Binétruy”. The movie was made possible thanks to the testimonies of many researchers, colleagues and friends. It is available with English subtitles.      As Director of the APC in 2011, Pierre was one […]

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