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Live from the Sea of Tranquillity

Just fifty years ago, on July 21, 1969, a quarter of humanity had its eyes on the Moon. All together, all races, ethnic groups, religions combined, holding our breath, incredulous in front of the blurred and jerky images of the television set or raising our eyes towards the star.

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war of l'space

Is peace in space threatened?

As an important international meeting is being held in Geneva to lay the foundations for peace in space, Star Trek-style boot noises are being heard. Washington accuses Russia and China of an arms race in space. An escalation whose risk

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moon

Launch of a series of Fous de Lune podcasts - Chronology of a fantasy

A l’occasion de l’exposition La Lune au Grand Palais (3 avril – 22 juillet 2019), la Réunion des musées nationaux (Rmn-GP) a choisi cette thématique pour produire sa première série de podcasts.   Cette création originale intègre des archives audiovisuelles et radiophoniques, des lectures de textes inédits, ainsi qu’un habillage

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climatic changes

The 8 highlights of 2018 as seen from space

The devastating fires in California in November, the earthquake in Indonesia, the explosive eruption of the Kilauea volcano in Hawaii, the drought in France, ... but also the construction of facilities for migrant children in Texas, or the development of roads and buildings on a remote island of the

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space design

Space Observatory and HEAD launch a research programme on representations related to extraterrestrial habitat

The Observatoire de l'Espace (the cultural laboratory of the CNES) and the HEAD Geneva, University of Art and Design, are launching a research programme on representations linked to extraterrestrial habitat "Habiter l'espace extraterrestre", a three-year research programme, which will focus on the representations (images, drawings, plans, sketches...) generated by the desire

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extraterrestrial life

Are we about to discover alien life?

A few weeks ago, several major discoveries were made in quick succession to rekindle the hypothesis of possible extraterrestrial life. The first of these discoveries concerns Enceladus, a moon of Saturn with very special characteristics that have been confirmed by the data collected by the Cassini probe (a

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architecture

2017 International Architecture Competition: Call for entries!

La 7e édition du concours international d’architecture Fondation Jacques Rougerie – Institut de France est lancée. L’architecte, l’ingénieur, le designer, tous participent à leur échelle au développement et à la construction du monde à venir. En regardant plus loin, au-delà des pensées acquises et des concepts établis, ces entrepreneurs, ces

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A self-healing skin for spaceships

Un des dangers majeurs qui guettent les objets spatiaux que nous envoyons au-delà de notre atmosphère est celui de la collision avec les millions de déchets qui vaguent dans l’espace. Boulon perdu, outil oublié, ou plus naturellement micrométéorites. Ces objets sont meurtriers pour les vaisseaux spatiaux car leur collision à

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