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How can we detect life on distant planets?

Julien de Wit, Associate Professor of Planetary Sciences at MIT , Amaury Triaud , Professor of Exoplanetology at University of Birmingham

On May 21st, 2024
3 min reading time
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The largest digital camera ever built will shed new light on the universe

Johan Bregeon, Research Fellow in Observational Cosmology at Grenoble Laboratory of Subatomic Physics and Cosmology

On April 23rd, 2024
4 min reading time

The new LSST camera will enable us to observe the universe in unprecedented detail, in particular by studying dark matter and energy.

Pierre Henriquet
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Space industry: what are the scientific and geopolitical challenges for Europe?

Pierre Henriquet, Doctor in Nuclear Physics and Columnist at Polytechnique Insights

On June 6th, 2023
4 min reading time
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How humans will live on the Moon

Pierre Henriquet, Doctor in Nuclear Physics and Columnist at Polytechnique Insights

On April 12th, 2023
4 min reading time

The 2024-2025 moon return programme is a long-term project: the aim is to create a space station and a lunar base that can be inhabited.

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BepiColombo mission: next stop, Mercury!

Lina Hadid, CNRS Research Fellow at the Plasma Physics Laboratory (LPP)

On March 29th, 2023
5 min reading time

BepiColombo is the first European mission to Mercury, currently the least studied of all the planets.

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Better weather predictions with a new fleet of European satellites

Sébastien Léas, weather forecaster at Météo-France

On March 29th, 2023
3 min reading time

Third Generation Meteosats will enable better identification of weather phenomena, with images that will be twice as accurate than previous versions.