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18 September 2023

Events, General public, Observatories, Press

"Fête de la science" 2023 at the national magnetic observatory in Chambon-la-Forêt

Why does magnetic North move? What happens when the Sun triggers a magnetic storm? Discover the Earth's magnetic field on 6 and 7 October 2023!

The Earth's mantle as revealed by plume geochemistry

05 September 2023

Press, Research

The Earth's mantle as revealed by plume geochemistry

In a review article, an international team, including researchers from the IPGP, presents a review of present knowledge of the deep dynamics of the Ea...

2000 years of seismicity on the San Andreas fault segment modulated by the level of the Salton Sea

05 September 2023

Press, Research

2000 years of seismicity on the San Andreas fault segment modulated by the level of the Salton Sea

Using a technique traditionally used in civil engineering, two seismologists, including Yann Klinger, a researcher at the Institut de Physique du Glob...

End of the eruption at Piton de la Fournaise on Reunion Island

04 September 2023

General public, Observatories, Press

End of the eruption at Piton de la Fournaise on Reunion Island

The eruption began on 2 July 2023, at around 8:30 am local time and stopped on 10 August 2023, at around 5 am local time (01:00 am UTC), after a phase...

Welcome to the IPGP ! Academic year 2023-2024

04 August 2023

Education, Institute Life

Welcome to the IPGP ! Academic year 2023-2024

Find the dates, locations and all the information you need about the start of the 2023 academic year at the IPGP in the dedicated page!

Seismic laws and fractal surfaces

04 August 2023

Research

Seismic laws and fractal surfaces

In a recent work, scientists relate the statistical properties of earthquakes (magnitude, frequency, etc.) to those of correlated long-range fractal r...

Charlotte Dejean, winner of the 2023 i-PhD innovation competition organised by Bpifrance

05 July 2023

Awards and Distinctions, Press, Research

Charlotte Dejean, winner of the 2023 i-PhD innovation competition organised by Bpifrance

Her project for bio-assisted extraction from mining waste was selected as one of the winners of the French government's i-PhD innovation competition, ...

Eruption in progress at Piton de la Fournaise on Reunion Island

03 July 2023

General public, Observatories, Press

Eruption in progress at Piton de la Fournaise on Reunion Island

An eruption started at Piton de la Fournaise on Réunion Island on 2 July 2023, at around 8.30am local time. Two eruption sites have been identified...

Edouard Kaminski elected President of Université Paris Cité

23 June 2023

Institute Life, Press

Edouard Kaminski elected President of Université Paris Cité

On June 22, Édouard Kaminski, a geophysicist and a professor of physical volcanology at the IPGP, was elected President by the members of the Executiv...

Isabelle Panet honoured by the French Académie des Sciences

21 June 2023

Awards and Distinctions, Press, Research

Isabelle Panet honoured by the French Académie des Sciences

On Wednesday 21 June, Isabelle Panet, an IGN researcher and geophysicist at the IPGP and Université Paris Cité, was awarded the Grand Prix Scientifiqu...

Earthquake in Charente-Maritime: a brief explanation from Martine Simoes

21 June 2023

General public, Research

Earthquake in Charente-Maritime: a brief explanation from Martine Simoes

On Friday 16 June, a moderate earthquake was widely felt in western France, with its epicentre located near the commune of La Laigne. Martine Simoes, ...

The IPGP, a long history of analysing extraterrestrial material

16 June 2023

General public, Press, Research

The IPGP, a long history of analysing extraterrestrial material

Last April, China offered France 1.5 grams of lunar rock. On Thursday 15 June, the Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle announced the future creation ...