explore the moon, the planets and… the entire universe!

All the diversity of the sky parades during the starry nights: from the nearest stars to the most distant galaxies. All our advice to take advantage of it. It’s rare that there are so many things to see in the sky during the same night: the Moon, the planets, the Milky Way, star clusters, nebulae, … Read more

June 29th was the shortest day ever!

Our Earth rotates once every 24 hours. This is how the length of the day is defined. However, the reality is a bit more complex. Because our planet is not quite so constant. Over time, it tends to turn less and less quickly. This usually unfolds in milliseconds. But for some years it seems that … Read more

[News du Lundi] An Audiobook in France • Literary News • Star Wars Universe

Hi Five excursions will be on the literature program this week, one in France and four in the United States. EXCURSIONS IN FRANCE Monday, August 1: Star Wars Episode III – Revenge of the Sith (audiobook) Summary: After three years of relentless fighting, the Clone Wars are coming to an end. Open hostility now pits … Read more

[News du Lundi] • Nonfiction • Star Wars Universe

Hi Five excursions will be on the literature program this week, one in France and four in the United States. EXCURSIONS IN FRANCE Monday, August 1: Star Wars Episode III – Revenge of the Sith (audiobook) Summary: After three years of relentless fighting, the Clone Wars are coming to an end. Open hostility now pits … Read more

Space Tourism: A year ago, Richard Branson successfully launched the first shuttle. Who’s done what since?

Richard Branson speaks after flying into space aboard a Virgin Galactic spacecraft, a voyage he described as “an experience of a lifetime” on July 11, 2021. ©Patrick T. FALLON / AFP Billionaire competition Richard Branson successfully launched the very first commercial shooter into space last year with his company Virgin Galactic. With the projects of … Read more

The James Webb Space Telescope finally reveals the universe

Once again, NASA is demonstrating its ability to communicate. It was Joe Biden himself, in the presence of the head of the US space agency, who on the night of Monday the 12th unveiled the first scientific snapshot taken by the James Webb Space Telescope (JWST). ” We both wanted an interesting picture, representative of … Read more

The James Webb Telescope will deliver “the deepest picture of our universe” on July 12, 2022

Space enthusiasts around the world are holding their breath: the James Webb Space Telescope, the most powerful ever sent into orbit, is unveiling its first color images of the universe on Tuesday, July 12, 2022, which promise to be spectacular. In late June 2022, NASA chief Bill Nelson promised “the deepest image ever taken of … Read more

Our body would be made of star dust

At first glance, astrophysics and medical pathology have little in common. What can the relationship between sunspots and age spots be? How could the Big Bang be associated with cystic fibrosis? In their book with the title Living with the stars: How the human body is connected to the life cycles of the earth, the … Read more

Discovery of an ancient galaxy beginning its rotation

Scientists have just discovered galaxy farthest rotation ever observed. It crossed over 13.26 billion light-years before it reached us, and is called MACS1149-JD1, abbreviated to JD1. But what makes it special is its rotational speed : JD1 rotates much slower than rotating galaxies from a less ancient time. ” That rotational speed of JD1 is … Read more

This is the most distant rotating galaxy ever observed

Scientists have just discovered galaxy farthest rotation ever observed. She crossed more than 13.26 billionlight years before it reaches us, and is called MACS1149-JD1, abbreviated to JD1. But what makes it special is its rotational speed : JD1 rotates much slower than rotating galaxies from less ancient times. ” That rotational speed of JD1 are … Read more