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A new tectonic micro-plate identified north of the Dead Sea Fault

17 May 2024

Press, Research

A new tectonic micro-plate identified north of the Dead Sea Fault

In a study published in Science Advances, an international team has systematically analysed Sentinels-2 radar images to identify a new tectonic micro-...

Yann Klinger awarded ERC Advanced Grant 2023

11 April 2024

Awards and Distinctions, Press, Research

Yann Klinger awarded ERC Advanced Grant 2023

Yann Klinger, CNRS Research Director and head of the Tectonics and Mechanics of the Lithosphere team at the IPGP, has been awarded the prestigious Eur...

Meteorites and magnetism in comics!

10 April 2024

General public, Research

Meteorites and magnetism in comics!

To make it easier to communicate her research subject, a researcher from the IPGP and MIT has teamed up with an illustrator, herself a geophysicist, t...

The NanoMagSat mission gets go-ahead from ESA!

11 March 2024

Press, Research

The NanoMagSat mission gets go-ahead from ESA!

The Programme Board for Earth Observation of the European Space Agency (ESA) has just decided to proceed with the NanoMagSat mission. This mission, in...

Razvan Caracas receives the Dana Medal from the Mineralogical Society of America

04 March 2024

Awards and Distinctions, Press

Razvan Caracas receives the Dana Medal from the Mineralogical Society of America

Razvan Caracas is a CNRS Senior Researcher in the Cosmochemistry, Astrophysics and Experimental Geochemistry team at the IPGP. He received the Dana Me...

Sediments from deep submarine basins reveal the history of mega-earthquakes in the Lesser Antilles

23 February 2024

Research

Sediments from deep submarine basins reveal the history of mega-earthquakes in the Lesser Antilles

An international team led by researchers from the IPGP has, for the first time, traced the history of major earthquakes in the Lesser Antilles over th...

Job offers: three academic positions open to applications!

06 February 2024

Education, Institute Life

Job offers: three academic positions open to applications!

Two Assistant professor positions and one professor position at Université Paris Cité are open to competition in geosciences at the IPGP. Applications...

On Mars, dust avalanches triggered by major earthquakes

25 January 2024

Press, Research

On Mars, dust avalanches triggered by major earthquakes

By combining data collected by the SEIS seismometer operated by the InSight mission on Mars with available orbital data, a scientific team has reveale...

Evaporation and recondensation of volatiles in planetesimals

27 December 2023

Press, Research

Evaporation and recondensation of volatiles in planetesimals

Angrites are meteorites that come from asteroids representing the first differentiated bodies in the Solar System. These meteorites make it possible t...

Tribute to Paul Tapponnier (1947-2023)

26 December 2023

Institute Life, Press

Tribute to Paul Tapponnier (1947-2023)

Paul Tapponnier, a geologist who pioneered the study of continental deformation and founded the IPGP tectonics team in the early 1980s, died on 24 Dec...

The geodynamic conditions for the formation of the Andes experimentally explored

29 November 2023

Press, Research

The geodynamic conditions for the formation of the Andes experimentally explored

A team of researchers has used a novel experimental setup to explore the geodynamic conditions under which compressive deformation of the upper tecton...

Yann Klinger receives the EGU's Stephan Mueller Medal

28 November 2023

Awards and Distinctions, Press, Research

Yann Klinger receives the EGU's Stephan Mueller Medal

Yann Klinger, head of the IPGP's Tectonics and Mechanics of the Lithosphere team, has been awarded the EGU's Stephan Mueller Medal, which rewards rese...