NASA’s InSight Is One Day Away from Mars

  In just over 24 hours, NASA’s InSight spacecraft will complete its seven-month journey to Mars. It will have cruised 301,223,981 miles (484,773,006 km) at a top speed of 6,200 mph (10,000 kph). Engineers at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, California, which leads the mission, are preparing for the spacecraft to enter the Martian atmosphere, descend with a parachute […]

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InSight Spacecraft on Course for Mars Touchdown

  NASA’s Mars Interior Exploration using Seismic Investigations, Geodesy and Heat Transport (InSight) spacecraft is on track for a soft touchdown on the surface of the Red Planet on Nov. 26, the Monday after Thanksgiving. But it’s not going to be a relaxing weekend of turkey leftovers, football and shopping for the InSight mission team. Engineers will be keeping a […]

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Workshop “Gravity Falls : Implication of gravitationnal waves observation on modified gravity theories”

The goal of this workshop, organised the 10th of December by the Paris Center of Cosmological Physics, the Laboratoire Astroparticule et Cosmologie and the GdR “ondes gravitationnelles”, is to explore the implications of past and future gravitational waves observations on modified gravity theories. During the session of the morning review talks about theory and past and future gravitational-wave observations will […]

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Release of the film on the geoparticles excursion to Appolonia!

In July 2018, the team of researchers working on the geotechnical and archaeological applications of geoparticles moved to the Apollonia site in northern Greece, near Thessaloniki. The Labex UnivEarthS actively participates in this project through group I2: Geoparticles. This mission was carried out to test the use of neutrinos in archaeological studies, focusing on a Greek mound. In collaboration with […]

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Live the landing of the probe that will listen to the heartbeat of Mars!

  On November 26, 2018, after a 485 million kilometre journey, the InSight landed on Martian soil for a two-year mission, with the French SEIS seismometer on board. The 12th mission of NASA’s Discovery Program, an international collaboration, InSight aims to study the internal structure of Mars and understand the formation and evolution of the rocky planets of the Solar […]

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