All in the Family: Kin of Gravitational Wave Source Discovered

New observations suggest that kilonovae—immense cosmic explosions that produce silver, gold and platinum—may be more common than thought  On October 16, 2017, an international group of astronomers and physicists excitedly reported the first simultaneous detection of light and gravitational waves from the same source—a merger of two neutron stars. Now, a team that includes several University of Maryland astronomers has identified […]

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PhD defence of Mélanie Thiriet on 22/10/2018

Mélanie Thiriet collaborates with the UnivEarthS team I6: From dust to planets where she completed her doctorate. UnivEarthS is pleased to inform you of the defense of its thesis entitled : “Effect of the north/south dichotomy on the thermal structure and evolution of Mars”. The defense will take place on Monday, November 22, at 10 am at the IPGP Amphitheater. […]

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Registration for the Pariscience Festival opens!

  From 26 to 31 October 2018, the Muséum d’histoire naturelle de Paris and the Institut de physique du globe de Paris will host PARISCIENCE, the international scientific film festival. PARISCIENCE projects every year, for free, a selection of the best scientific documentary production, French and international, in all durations and all formats. General public, schoolchildren and professionals discover feature […]

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Science coffee workshop at the APC with Mrs Helène Langevin-Joliot

The APC is honoured to welcome Mrs. Hélène Langevin-Joliot for a science coffee workshop on Thursday, October 11, 2018 between 12:30 and 2:00 p.m., in the Luc Valentin room.     Hélène Langevin-Joliot is a researcher in fundamental nuclear physics, renowned for her work on medium-energy nuclear reactions and nuclei states revealing individual movements of high-energy excitation nucleons. She is […]

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Gravitational Wave/ISIS Research Group Meeting: Open questions in signal analysis for gravitational astronomy

ISIS-OG GdR meeting: open questions in signal analysis for gravitational astronomy The first observations of advanced LIGO and Virgo mark the advent of a new gravitational astronomy, with great potential for discovery in many fields from fundamental physics to astronomy and cosmology. This will be developed in the coming years during future and longer-term data collection using new ground-based instruments, […]

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