find a press release

All press releases

  • 10 May 2018
    The Big Bell Test : participatory science puts quantum physics to the test
    Quantum chance is intrinsically different than classic chance. That is what the violations of Bell inequalities, a crucial step in understanding quantum mechanics, states. One drawback remains (...)
  • 9 May 2018
    Fish in schools can take it easy
    Using a new computer model, researchers at the Ecole Centrale de Marseille and CNRS have shown that a fish expends less energy when it swims in a school, because neighbouring fish produce a 'suction' (...)
  • 2 May 2018
    Why plants are so sensitive to gravity : The lowdown
    Plants can detect the slightest angle of inclination. Yet the mechanism by which they sense gravity relies on microscopic grains. In theory, such a system should hardly allow for precise detection of (...)
  • 30 April 2018
    The laws of star formation challenged
    An international team led by researchers at CNRS, Université Grenoble Alpes and the French Alternative Energies and Atomic Energy Commission (CEA) has challenged currently held ideas about star (...)
  • 26 April 2018
    Double trouble for a coral reef
    Upolu, one of the nine islands of Samoa, in the Pacific Ocean. Well-known among fans of diving, this isolated coral reef promised to be a site of rich biodiversity for the scientists on the Tara (...)


rss Subscribe to our RSS feeds

Press office

Tel: +33 1 44 96 51 51
Fax: + 33 1 44 96 49 29

All press contacts

Back to homepageContactcredits