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Thomas Pesquet's return: what is the earth sickness that astronauts suffer from?

ation Upon his return to our Blue Planet, Thomas Pesquet, 43, will undergo a whole battery of medical tests. He will also have to readjust to life on Earth. After about 200 days aboard the International Space Station (ISS), the French astronaut will have to relearn how to stand, much like a small ...

09
Nov
2021

Legacy: a Yann Arthus-Bertrand retrospective in Nice

r career and highlights the evolution of his style and environmental concerns. While the photographer has become world famous for his images of the Earth from the sky, in his early days he was mainly interested in wildlife photography: it all began in 1979, when he moved to Africa with his wife, ...

30
Sep
2021

James Webb Telescope: 5 things to know about this space telescope

some 1.5 million never-before-seen images and made significant advances in our understanding of the universe. The telescope, orbiting 545 km above Earth, has revealed exoplanets outside our solar system, black holes, and a galaxy 13 billion years old. It is thus rightly that NASA called Hubble ...

24
Dec
2021

Ludwig Wallendorff : the photographer who reproduces the images of Thomas Pesquet

A copycat left on Earth Thomas Pesquet, who just spent 6 months aboard the ISS, shared some incredible images of our planet as seen from space. Just like during his previous mission aboard the International Space Station, the French astronaut's photos fascinated the whole world and in particular ...

23
Nov
2021

Green tourism: what is a geopark?

of the geopark concept throughout the world. It was also in Digne-les-Bains that the International Declaration of the Rights of the Memory of the Earth was adopted in 1991, at the end of the first International Symposium on the Protection of Geological Heritage. This text still serves as a re ...

26
Apr
2022

Around the world in 80 days: a very successful adaptation on France 2

a season 2 has already been ordered. Moreover, the production has also planned to adapt another novel by Jules Verne: Journey to the Center of the Earth! ...

20
Dec
2021

Space: 5 events expected in 2022

The brand new space telescope, which blasted off on Dec. 25 aboard an Ariane rocket, is on its way to the Lagrange L2 point 1.5 million miles from Earth. It should reach its destination by the end of January and calibrate its mirrors and instruments during 5 months. If all goes well, the Ja ...

13
Jan
2022

Film: understand the Don't Look Up phenomenon in 5 questions

ndifference to climate change, this film of more than 2 hours perfectly illustrates the warning message launched by Jacques Chirac in 2002 at the 4th Earth Summit: 'Our house is burning and we look away'. Between humor and despair, this comedy adopts a satirical disaster movie tone to alert us to ...

27
Jan
2022

Chinese New Year 2022: what does the Water Tiger symbolize?

se astrology, each new year is associated with one of the 12 signs of the zodiac and one of the following five elements: Water, Fire, Metal, Wood and Earth. The 12 signs of the Chinese zodiac are represented by animals and return cyclically every 12 years: the rat, buffalo, tiger, rabbit, dragon, ...

01
Feb
2022

Astronomy: 5 things to know about pulsars

theory of an extraterrestrial signal was soon abandoned. It was in fact a pulsar located in the constellation Little Fox about 2000 light years from Earth. 4- This discovery was rewarded with a controversial Nobel Prize While Jocelyn Bell is known today for discovering the first pulsar, it was ...

25
Mar
2022

Astronomy: the Gaia satellite revolutionizes our vision of the Milky Way

ion-year-old history. To do this, this satellite has positioned itself in the famous second Lagrange point L2, located 1.5 million kilometers from Earth and opposite the Sun. From this space outpost, where it was recently joined by NASA's James Webb Telescope, it was able to conduct the largest c ...

30
June
2022