Workshop on Distributed Computing in Astrophysics, December 10+11, 2015

While the performance of the computing hardware is rapidly evolving the evolution is no more primarily due to development of a single processor but is rather achieved by increase of the number of coordinated processing units. Distributed hardware requires special design of the software, supporting dedicated parallel algorithms, reliable and resilient, capable of handling simultaneous access to large and diverse […]

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The Nobel Prize in Physics for 2015 and UnivEarthS

The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences has decided to award the Nobel Prize in Physics for 2015 to Takaaki Kajita and Arthur B. McDonald “for the discovery of neutrino oscillations, which shows that neutrinos have mass” Neutrinos are elementary particles, present everywhere in large quantities, and have played an important role in the evolution of the Universe. They are very […]

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Henri Inchauspé’s PhD Defense – From LISA pathfinder to eLISA: building of a dynamics simulator for the eLISA space mission

Henri Inchauspé was recruited in 2012 by the Labex on the Interface project “Fundamental physics and Geophysics in space“. His PhD defense will be held on Wednesday 25 November at 10 am at APC, in the François Arago Centre, in room 360. Thesis title: From LISA pathfinder to eLISA: building of a dynamics simulator for the eLISA space mission. Teaser: The […]

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Educational content of Fall School 2015

UnivEarthS Fall School 2015 gathered 40 people around the theme “phase change and eruptions in the universe.” On this page you can find the educational elements that were used by the speakers, which they kindly put at our disposal. An audio webcast is available for some of them, in support of the course material. You can also view all the […]

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“Coupled tectonic evolution of Andean orogeny and global climate” : the movie!

Based on the publication “Coupled tectonic evolution of Andean orogeny and global climate” inEarth Science Review, Robin Lacassin created a movie to explain the model of evolution he explained. You can show it there, and complete it by reading the page  “Andean Orogeny“. Licence Creative Common CC-BY-NC References : Armijo R., Lacassin R., Coudurier-Curveur A., Carrizo D., Coupled tectonic evolution […]

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