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Urbain le Verrier spent his life searching for the logic behind the chaos of the stars and the climate. He discovered Neptune and developed an atmospheric observation network, which went on to become the French National Meteorological Service, Météo-France. Watch the fifth and final episode of our series "École Polytechnique: a Global Impact".

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#International

In December 2018, President of École Polytechnique Eric Labaye visited Zhejiang University during his trip to China, accompanied by a delegation of researchers and members of École Polytechnique's administration, and met with his colleague, President Wu Zhaohui. Some weeks later, he received a delegation from ZJU at l’X.

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While studying fluorescence, Henri Becquerel discovered natural radioactivity. He was at the forefront of this brand-new field of research, alongside Marie and Pierre Curie, for which they were awarded the Nobel Prize in Physics. Watch the fourth episode of our series "École Polytechnique: A Global Impact".

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#Award, Interviews

Chloé Dindault, PhD candidate at the Ile-de-France Photovoltaic Institute (IPVF) and affiliated with the Laboratory of Physics of Interfaces and Thin Films (LPICM, École Polytechnique/CNRS) is named one of the 2019 recipients of the prestigious Siebel Scholars awards.

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With a keen passion for optics, Fresnel became interested in the behavior of light as a wave, refuting Newton’s theories. On the practical side of things, he designed a new type of lens that continues to be used in lighthouses to this day. Watch the third episode of our series "École Polytechnique: A Global Impact".

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#Research, Conference

On January 16th - 17th, researchers from the Computer Science Laboratory of École Polytechnique in collaboration with the Foundation of École Polytechnique and the Norwegian Center for Sustainable Energy Studies organized the PhD and Industry Days 2019 at l’X.

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#Research, Conference

On December 17th - 18th, researchers from the Hydrodynamics Laboratory of l'X and the Plasma Physics Laboratory organized a workshop on Wave interactions and Turbulence in the framework of the Gaspard Monge Visiting Professor Program.

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#Research, Corporate

École Polytechnique, Mohammed VI Polytechnic University and the Foundation of École Polytechnique launched a Chair in “Data Science and Industrial Processes” in Morocco.

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Joseph Fourier invented equations which are at the basis of everything involving a signal. So, if you like listening to music, texting or watching YouTube videos, you now know whom to thank! Watch the second episode of our series "École Polytechnique: A Global Impact".

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#Research

Supersonic planes, such as Concorde, were eventually scrapped due to their excessive fuel consumption. However, researchers at the Applied Optics Laboratory are working on new technology that could reduce the fuel consumption of supersonic aircraft, by effectively halving the braking force exerted by their drag.

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