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

14 February 2024

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, ...

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...

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...

A model of asteroid formation confirmed by observations from the Lucy probe (NASA)

23 November 2023

Press, Research

A model of asteroid formation confirmed by observations from the Lucy probe (NASA)

A numerical model of the formation, at low velocity, of satellites in binary asteroid systems, published on 17 November in the journal Icarus, by a te...

IPGP research ranked in the top 10 worldwide and 1st in France for Earth sciences

31 October 2023

Awards and Distinctions, Institute Life, Press, Research

IPGP research ranked in the top 10 worldwide and 1st in France for Earth sciences

On 27 October 2023, the Shanghai Ranking published its academic ranking of the world's top universities, covering 54 disciplines. Université Paris Cit...

InSight seismic data reveals a molten layer at the base of the Martian mantle

25 October 2023

Press, Research

InSight seismic data reveals a molten layer at the base of the Martian mantle

The analysis by the InSight mission science team of seismic data recorded on Mars following a meteorite impact that occurred in September 2021 drastic...

Release of the IPGP 2022 annual report

23 October 2023

General public, Institute Life, Press, Research

Release of the IPGP 2022 annual report

The 2022 edition of the IPGP Annual Report is now available!Find a snapshot of the Institute's activities over the past year, with a number of emblema...

12 October 2023

General public, Institute Life, Press

"La Terre Habitable, ou l'épopée de la zone critique" published by Éditions de la Découverte

Jérôme Gaillardet, professor at the IPGP, has published "La Terre habitable - ou l'épopée de la zone critique" (The habitable Earth - or the epic of t...

Montagne Pelée and the Pitons of Northern Martinique listed as UNESCO World Heritage site

02 October 2023

General public, Observatories, Press

Montagne Pelée and the Pitons of Northern Martinique listed as UNESCO World Heritage site

Following the announcement on 20 September that Volcanoes and Forests of Mount Pelée and the Pitons of Northern Martinique had been declared a UNESCO ...

First high-resolution images of the last stage of magma plumbing

02 October 2023

Press, Research

First high-resolution images of the last stage of magma plumbing

By imaging for the first time at high resolution and in 3D the magmatic system under the East Pacific Ridge, an international team led by Milena Marja...

Kristel Chanard receives the AGU's John Wahr Early Career Award

28 September 2023

Awards and Distinctions, Press, Research

Kristel Chanard receives the AGU's John Wahr Early Career Award

Kristel Chanard, an IGN geophysicist in the IPGP geodesy team, is the 2023 recipient of the John Wahr Early Career Award presented by the American Geo...

The evolution of the Earth's atmosphere studied using impact craters

25 September 2023

Press, Research

The evolution of the Earth's atmosphere studied using impact craters

An international team shows that rocks from the hydrothermal system formed following the impact of the Rochechouart asteroid around 200 million years ...

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!

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