Planète Science par thème : Physique et mathématiques

  • Out of Africa (2009, AR, EN, ES, FR, RU), interview on new methods of dating human migration out of Africa
  • A Pinch of Salt (2009, AR, EN, ES, FR, RU), on the rationale behind the adoption of a new standard for measuring the salt content in seawater
  • Helping Africa’s ‘Best and Brightest’ Lift Science at Home (2007, EN, FR, ES), on a three-year fellowship programme for outstanding African postgraduate students in physics and mathematics, funded by UNESCO and implemented by UNESCO’s Abdus Salam International Centre for Theoretical Physics in Italy
  • Watching the Oceans for Signs of Climate Change (2006, EN, ES, FR, on the role the oceans play in regulating the Earth’s climate
  • The Miracle of Light (2005, EN, FR), tracing the history of optics through the eyes of Ibn Hathim (born in Bassorah, modern-day Iraq, c.965, died in Cairo, Egypt c.1039), who founded the discipline 1000 years ago
  • Physics without Tears (2005, EN, FR), proposing an interactive, hands-on approach to teaching a subject that pupils often find difficult
  • Science is Child’s Play (2005, EN, FR), on using games and play to teach children science
  • Who needs Maths at a Time like this? (2004, EN, FR), on a touring maths exhibition that demonstrates just how much mathematics permeates our daily lives
  • The Solar School (2004, EN, FR) follows UNESCO’s summer school in photovoltaics
  • For an International Basic Sciences Programme (2002, EN, FR), interview on UNESCO’s planned new programme

Voir aussi, Astronomie

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