“Data Scientists”, those who make the data speak

“Nobody will be able to escape that in the coming years! », loose Illyes, in a mixture of laughter and seriousness. At the age of 23, the young statistics graduate has only just started his freelance work, but he is already very confident about the future. His job ? data scientist or literally “data scientist”. … Read more

the mass movements of metalheads being studied by science

Researchers used the Clisson Metal Festival that just ended to conduct a study at the heart of pogos to better prevent deadly bumps. With a combination of sensors and an orange beanie, strange festival-goers mingled with the dancing hordes of Hellfest: These scientists are conducting an unprecedented study of mass movement to better prevent accidents … Read more

“This effervescence shows that the subject does not remain indifferent”

The work of M.-Y. Bolloré and O. Bonnassies, God, Science, Evidence published in autumn 2021, has reignited the debate about the relationship between science and faith. As the authors multiply the interviews, their conclusions are discussed at several conferences and published articles. So a column appeared in the cross written by a priest with a … Read more

YOZONE: Schrödinger on the beach – quantum physics in a deck chair

The superimposition of possibilities. A dead and alive cat at the same time. The ability to instantaneously act on a particle tens of thousands of kilometers away, that is, to transmit information faster than the speed of light allows. A story of Lewis Carroll ? A work of science fiction Gregory Egg Where Ted Chiang … Read more

At Hellfest, the hordes dance under the eyes of science

With a combination of sensors and an orange beanie, strange festival-goers mingled with the dancing hordes of Hellfest: These scientists are conducting an unprecedented study of mass movement to better prevent accidents and deadly bumps. “We are here to try to understand the phenomena that occur in crowds and how to prevent the dangers associated … Read more

Earth rocks bear irreversible scars of human activity

BERLIN, GERMANY – On a stage in downtown Berlin last month, Jens Zinke pulled a white plaque out of a clear plastic sleeve. At first glance, it looked like a piece of styrofoam with a pencil-sized groove cut into its surface. But on closer inspection, the slab turned out to be rock hard: it was … Read more

Traveling at the Speed ​​of Light: When Science Fiction Challenges Scientists

“Now if we add a charge that would create an electrical energy in addition to the gravitational energy, it would be possible to circumvent this problem and get repelled [de l’autre côté du trou de ver]. Like a giant magnet, we would be attracted by the North Pole and repelled by the South Pole. Once … Read more

New methods to warn of earthquakes

A neon blue curve is labeled “Tohoku” on the screen. Shown here, in its simplest geophysical essence, is the 2011 Japan earthquake that was responsible for the Fukushima disaster. Globally, earthquakes have caused nearly a million deaths in the last thirty years, mainly in Indonesia and Haiti. In Sophia Antipolis, in the hinterland of Nice, … Read more