Thu, 30 Mar 2017 18:07:41 GMT French: Much more than just the language of love FRENCH CONNECTIONS – Thurs. 30.03.17: Once upon a time the official language of diplomacy, French continues to be vibrant today. Spoken on all five continents, French is an official language in nearly 30 countries and the second most studied foreign language in the world. But is French in danger of an English invasion?
Wed, 29 Mar 2017 15:57:40 GMT Socialist candidate Hamon slams Valls defection as ‘blow to democracy’ Former PM Manuel Valls said Wednesday that he would break ranks with the Socialist Party to support centrist Emmanuel Macron in the April 23 presidential vote, prompting Socialist candidate Benoît Hamon to accuse him of dealing a “blow” to democracy.
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Ariane 5 completed a flawless launch from Europe's spaceport at the Guiana Space Centre, orbiting two telecommunications satellites, SKY Brasil-1 for operator AT&T/DIRECTV and Telkom 3S for operator Telkom Indonesia. The flight marked the European launcher's 77th straight success since 2003.
CNES participated to SATELLITE 2017 held in Washington D.C. from 6 to 9 March. Every year, this event is a focus for the world's space industry. CNES President Jean-Yves Le Gall took part in the Satellite Executive of the Year Winners Circle panel discussion on ‘Visions of the Future Satellite Industry: Business Beyond SATELLITE 2017'.
The France and Chicago Collaborating in The Sciences (FACCTS) program, created by the France Chicago Center and supported by the Office for Science and Technology in the United States, aims at encouraging closer relationships between researchers from the University of Chicago, the Argonne National Laboratory and the Fermilab on the one hand, and high-level research teams in France on the other hand. In 2017, FACCTS awarded 15 research teams.
This year, the 8th edition of the Gordon Research Conference devoted to glial cells was held in Ventura, California. These highly prestigious conferences bring together the world's top researchers in a given field.