Environment - Aug 14
This summer's world-wide heatwave makes 2018 a particularly hot year. As will be the next few years, according to a study led by Florian Sévellec, a CNRS researcher at the Laboratory for Ocean Physics and Remote Sensing (LOPS) (CNRS/IFREMER/IRD/University of Brest) and at the University of Southampton, and published in the 14 August 2018 edition of Nature Communications .
Astronomy - Aug 10

Parker Solar Probe will soon become the spacecraft to travel the closest to the Sun, by positioning itself a little over 6 million kilometers from our star's surface.

Mechanical Engineering - Aug 6
Mechanical Engineering

As the vertical position is unstable—for both trees and humans—mechanisms are needed to offset the effect of gravity.

Environment - Jul 30

The world's biggest colony of king penguins is found in the National Nature Reserve of the French Southern and Antarctic Lands (TAAF).

History - Jul 18

Showcased in museums the world over, Byzantine ceramics are the vestiges of an ancient empire that dominated the Mediterranean region for nearly ten centuries.

Life Sciences - Aug 6
Life Sciences

Individuality is not exclusive to humans. Though this idea was previously rebutted by biologists, today it is accepted that individuality is found in all animal species.

Mathematics - Aug 1

Held every four years, the International Congress of Mathematicians is the most important scientific event in the discipline.

Astronomy - Jul 26

Observations made with the Very Large Telescope (VLT) of the European Southern Observatory (ESO) have, for the first time, detected the effects of general relativity predicted by Einstein, in the m

Astronomy - Jul 17

In 2013, ESA's Planck mission unveiled a new image of the cosmos: an all-sky survey of the microwave radiation produced at the beginning of the Universe.

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