UnivEarthS Interview: Sébastien de Raucourt talks about the SEIS instrument in the Insight mission

The Insight mission took off on May 5, 2018 from Vandenberg mud in California, and is now on a long 6-month journey to Mars, where it will land on November 26, 2018. Its scientific objective is to understand how Mars was formed and how it evolved into today’s frozen desert. Among all the people who worked on this mission, we […]

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Dust storms on Titan spotted by Cassini for the first time

Data from the international Cassini spacecraft that explored Saturn and its moons between 2004 and 2017 has revealed what appear to be giant dust storms in equatorial regions of Titan. The discovery, described in a paper published in Nature Geoscience today, makes Titan the third body in the Solar System where dust storms have been observed – the other two […]

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IGOSat students receive Labex governance

This summer, members of UnivEarthS’ governance team took a full tour of the IGOSAT nanosatellite project and met the students who are driving this scientific adventure. Antoine Kouchner, Sotiris Loucatos, Eleni Chatzichristou and Clémence Epitalon were welcomed by Hana Benhizia, engineer and project manager, who accompanied them to students working on the nanosatellite in the editing room, computer room and […]

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Conference “The quest for dark matter with liquid argon”

On September 4, 2018, the APC laboratory was pleased to welcome Nobel Prize winner in Physics Art McDonald and Professor Cristiano Galbiati from Princeton University, who presented the Global Argon Dark Matter Collaboration, the status of their work and perspectives for the future. UnivEarthS supports this work through the project Direct dark matter research through liquid argon detectors, led by […]

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