1st Student Cubesat Workshop – 9&10 June 2016

We are pleased to announce the opening of registration for 1st CubeSat Workshop student, to be held on 9 and 10 next June at the University Paris Diderot. You will find below the preliminary program. This workshop aims to gather for 2 days the members of the student Cubesat community, to share their experience and progress. Experts from major laboratories […]

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Changes at the direction of UnivEarthS

On March 24th 2016, Marc CHAUSSIDON succeeded Claude JAUPART as director of IPGP. Through his new role, Marc CHAUSSIDON also becomes the new director of UnivEarthS. The co-director of the project is still Stavros Katsanevas, director of the APC. Changes have also taken place in the Executive Board of the Labex: – Isabelle Grenier still represents AIM, as deputy of […]

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Publication of the book “”The Early Earth: Accretion and Differentiation””

“The Early Earth: Accretion and Differentiation” was writeen under the direction of James Badro, member of the team I6 “From dust to planets”, and of Michael J. Walter. The Early Earth: Accretion and Differentiation provides a multidisciplinary overview of the state of the art in understanding the formation and primordial evolution of the Earth.  The fundamental structure of the Earth […]

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Gravitational wawes fiesta : an event for the students of the MOOC Gravity!

This is the first of the Gravity! workshops for the learners of Gravity!, all their friends and all those interesting in getting a better understanding of the mysteries of our Universe. The workshop will of course focus on the topic of gravitational waves, with the historic event of their discovery. What is a gravitational wave? How were they observed? What […]

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The variations of the cosmic dust flux falling onto Earth since 40 Ma have been estimated using the noble gas composition of marine sediments

The influx of extraterrestrial material onto Earth is well known through the fall of meteorites, such as the one which may have caused the dinosaurs’ extinction 65 Myr ago. However, the main amount of extraterrestrial material reaching the Earth (~40,000 tons/yr) comes from sub-millimetric particles, called interplanetary dust particles and forming the cosmic dust, which generally originate from asteroid collisions […]

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