International symposium “50 Years of Plate Tectonics: Then, Now, and Beyond” on June 25-26, 2018

It took decades of research to accumulate the observations that led to the emergence of the theory of plate tectonics in the late 1960’s. Many contributions participated in its final acceptance — or “birth” — with seminal publications in (1) 1966 on the perfectly symmetrical distributions of magnetic anomalies on either side of the East-Pacific rise by Walter Pitman and […]

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APC colloquium “Dark matter beyond WIMPs : light, warm, fuzzy and others” on Friday, June 15

  Eric Armengaud (IRFU/DPhP CEA Saclay) kindly accepted to give a colloquium entitled “Dark matter beyond WIMPs : light, warm, fuzzy and others”,at 11am on Friday, June 15, in room 454A of Condorcet building at Université Paris Diderot. Title: Dark matter beyond WIMPs : light, warm, fuzzy and others. Abstract: Many astrophysical and cosmological observations can only be interpreted assuming the existence of a dark matter component in […]

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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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Sotiris Loucatos, director of the APC laboratory and director of UnivEarthS

Sotiris Loucatos, director of the APC laboratory and director of UnivEarthS, is featured this week in the Paris Diderot University research newsletter. You can read the paper in the newsletter Diderot Infos or below :       Since January, Sotiris Loucatos has been in charge of the AstroParticule and Cosmology laboratory (Paris Diderot, CNRS, CEA, Paris Observatory) before handing […]

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Interview : Linda Spilker & Cécile Ferrari talk about Cassini, their collaboration & the legacy of the mission

On May 18, 2018, Linda Spilker, scientific manager of NASA’s Cassini mission, spoke at the IPGP general seminars in Paris. On this occasion, we met her with Cécile Ferrari, professor in Paris Diderot and researcher at the IPGP. They collaborated on the Cassini mission for over 20 years and told us about their work on the mission, the discoveries they […]

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