International day of women and girls in science



A “Physics” masterclass is organized as part of the UNESCO “International day of women and girls in science” at the Astroparticle and Cosmology Laboratory of University Paris Diderot.

This free day (Friday, February 10th) intended for high school girls, will allow them to discover the laboratory, exchange with astrophysicists and participate in data analysis exercises.

All registration and program information can be found on the APC website.

Talking gravitational waves at the Forum organized by Le Monde



Pierre Binétruy participes to the 8th edition of the Forum Science Research and Society (in French) organised by Le Monde and  La Recherche magazine, which will take place on May 25,  2016 at Conservatoire National des Arts et Métiers (famous for its Foucault pendulum) in Paris, 292 rue Saint-Martin. Together with Nicolas Arnaud, researcher at Laboratoire de l’Accélérateur Linéaire and member of the Virgo collaboration, he will answer the questions of David Larousserie, journalist at Le Monde, from 5pm to 6pm.

Pierre Binétruy at Livre Paris




This Saturday 19 March from 3pm to 4pm, Pierre Binétruy gives  a presentation at Livre Paris, the book fair that takes places at Porte de Versailles. The presentation is part of the programme “Rencontres de Sciences pour tous” which is held at booth P12 and the title of the conference (in French) is: In pursuit of gravitational waves.



Thanks for the picture to Jean-François Dars and Anne Papillaud who were passing by.