A bacteria that "swallows" methane and could reduce the impact of global warming? According to a study, a group of bacteria called methanotrophs –– commonly found in environments with high methane levels –– could have the ability to eradicate greenhouse gasses, which are responsible for almost a third of the climate change phenomenon. Thanks to […]
The Musée d'Art Moderne in Paris is devoting a major retrospective to Nicolas de Staël (1914-1955), a key figure on the post-war French art scene. Twenty years after the one organised by the Centre Pompidou in 2003, this exhibition offers a fresh look at the artist's work, drawing on more recent thematic exhibitions that have […]
To celebrate the 2023 Heritage Days, the Musée Curie (a 20-minute bicycle ride from the hotel) is open all weekend September 16 and 17, 2023 to let you dive into the history of the family who won five Nobel prizes. Science and history enthusiasts, take note!
Opening on October 18, 2023, the Fondation Louis Vuitton presents the first retrospective in France dedicated to Mark Rothko (1903-1970) since the exhibition held at the musée d’Art moderne de la Ville de Paris in 1999. The retrospective brings together some 115 works from the largest international institutional and private collections, including the National Gallery […]
Researchers have designed a new material: a salted gel whose function is to extract pure water from very dry air. This invention could represent an alternative solution to the lack of drinkable water in certain areas affected by droughts.
Green facades provide insulation and cool down the surrounding area of a building. In addition to the much welcomed green touch it brings to urban landscapes, and the freshness and new homes for biodiversity they provide to the city, these “vertical gardens” also contribute to the buildings' insulation. According to a study by the University […]
Felines are exceptional predators, mammals that are equally feared and admired... They are one of the most frequently depicted animal families, but do you really know them? Be prepared for a few surprises when you discover the 38 species of feline that populate the planet. Jardin des Plantes Until January 7, 2024
FROM APRIL 6 TO 30, 2023 Designed in collaboration with the Musée des beaux-arts de Montréal, this exhibition offers a new perspective on the work of the prodigious American painter, for whom music was a powerful thread running through his life and work. Offering as much to hear…
By pumping water from the ground to the surface, humanity moved a mass of water so large that the Earth tilted almost 80 centimeters to the east between 1993 and 2010, according to a new study. published in Geophysical Research Letters.
The display will feature thirty-three paintings from the Museo di Capodimonte, considered some of the greatest Italian masterpieces. They will resonate with the Louvre’s collection of paintings by artists including Titian, Caravaggio, Annibale Carracci and Guido Reni, and shed light on Italian schools that have little or no representation in the Louvre – particularly the […]