In ten years, only ten French have gone into space

Astronaut, Tycoon, astronaut or astronaut? These four words refer to a complete person going into space. One astronaut is an American, one is a Chinese tycoon, one is a Russian astronaut and one is a European astronaut. The French who have traveled to space are therefore included in this latter category. Only ten of them … Read more

Traveling at the speed of light: When science fiction challenges scientists

“Now, if we add a charge, which would create an electric force along with gravitational energy, it would be possible to prevent and repel this problem. [de l’autre côté du trou de ver]. Like a giant magnet, we will be attracted to the North Pole and then driven by the South Pole. Once you’ve done … Read more

New method of warning about earthquakes

On the screen, a neon blue curve labeled “Tohoku”. Here is the simplest geophysical summary of the 2011 earthquake in Japan responsible for the Fukushima disaster. Worldwide, earthquakes have killed nearly one million people in the last 30 years, mainly in Indonesia and Haiti. In Sophia Antipolis, west of Nice, Quentin Blatari and his team … Read more

Google engineers claim that artificial intelligence has become ‘conscious’

The statement is controversial to say the least. Blake Lemoin, a Google engineer, wrote an email to his colleagues in early June with an explosive headline: “LaMDA has passion”. LaMDA is a computer program, a conversational agent created by the digital giant. Blake Lemoin is a former veteran, software engineer, pastor of a non-sectarian American … Read more

In space, a swarm of waste

“Dangerous.” Irresponsible. A The United States and NATO have reacted angrily to Russia’s launch of an anti-satellite missile on November 15. Analysis. Anti-Satellite Missile: A New Battlefield for Space, Great Power? Destroying an extinct satellite of its own, Russia has deliberately built Will create more than 1,500 identifiable orbital debris and possibly thousands of smaller … Read more

Energy from space: China is two years ahead of a program followed by NASA without success for 20 years

This screenshot, taken at the Beijing Aerospace Control Center on July 4, 2021, shows a view of the Earth from the perspective of the Tianhe Space Station. 3Jin Liwang / Xinhua / AFP Innovation China is working to launch a solar power plant into space. This ambitious project will make it possible to redirect energy … Read more

Orbiting robots can help repair and power satellites in space

This article was originally published on the journal’s website Known magazines from the Annual Review and translated with their kind permission. For more than 20 years, the Landsat 7 satellite orbits the Earth approximately every 99 minutes, capturing images of almost the entire surface of the planet every 16 days. One of the many devices … Read more

122 dead in 24 hours, 20,498 patients hospitalized

Update on the situation – New arrangements, new reports and highlights: Le Figaro Covid-19 provides an update on the latest developments in the epidemic. In Guadeloupe, vaccination obligations lead to more than 50 conventional breaches, Macron has challenged Shike on the impact of covid on the French in China, the statistics of the day … … Read more

An encyclopedia to revive yesterday’s scent

“When you smell an old book, it smells like vanilla, and there’s hints of chocolate and caramel… in fact, it smells almost like ice cream! A Her face came alive when doctoral student Victoria-Ann Mitchell described the sweet-smelling perfume in St. Paul’s Cathedral’s 18th-century library in London. “The simple fact of being able to smell … Read more

Yozone: Space Violation

In an uncertain future, America is reeling from a major political struggle. Intense fight for influence between Cols (for people of color) and whites or Caucs (for Caucasians) characterizes a society characterized by color differences. A sign of the times, one of the presidential candidates, Jim Briskin, could be the first colored president in U.S. … Read more