Modern science and engineering with Ivan Stepanyan

Our activity has made the earth grow beyond its own borders, said the Deputy Director of Pic du Midi, Nicolas Bourgeois, a doctorate in geography specialised in star gazing and amateur astronomer

Opened to the general public in 2000, Pic du Midi was categorised in 2003 as a natural park due to the beauty of its landscape. On 19 December 2013, it was labelled as an International Dark Sky Reserve – the first in France. The Deputy Director of Pic du Midi, Nicolas Bourgeois, a doctor in …

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Interesting places in the Pyrenees and around with Jane Cautch

The largest in the world Odeillo solar furnace is capable to produce a temperature of more than 3000 degrees Celsius per seconds

The largest in the world Odeillo solar furnace is capable to produce a temperature of more than 3000 degrees Celsius per seconds.

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Environmental problems (global warming, Kyoto protocol), as well as rising oil prices, led scientists of the National Center for Scientific Research of France (CNRS) to reflect on the transformation of solar energy into …

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