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  • Étienne Guyon

    Superconductivity, superfluidity, liquid crystals, hydrodynamic instabilities and turbulence, porous media, granular systems and others are the themes on which the French physicist Étienne Guyon, who died on July 12 at the age of 88, made major (...)

  • Sylvain Patinet, CNRS Bronze medal 2023

    Sylvain Patinet, CNRS research scientist at PMMH, a specialist in multi-scale modeling of amorphous materials, has just received the bronze medal of the CNRS. Congratulations! Read the press release from ESPCI Paris: (...)

  • Day in honor of Jose Eduardo Wesfreid March 27, 2023

    On March 27, there will be a daylong workshop in honor of Jose Eduardo Wesfreid at Sorbonne University. We will begin at 9:00 in lecture hall 25 and will end with a cocktail 18:00-20:00 in the Tour Zamansky. It is necessary to register via email (...)

  • Prix Holweck 2022

    Congratulations Bruno Andreotti and Philippe Claudin! Recipients of the Holweck Prize 2022 for their work on the physics of sand dunes, rivers and clouds. Read more about it here: https://www.sfpnet.fr/bruno-andreotti-et-philippe-claudin-laureats-du-

  • New ! M2 Internships at PMMH

    Looking for a M2 Internship ? The 2023 proposal list is available ! Download the proposal list
  • Sand transport and geomorphology on the surface of Mars

    Reproducing sediment transport conditions on Mars, P. Claudin and co-workers show that at very low pressure, a new grain movement regime appears, compatible with the observations made on the Red Planet. More details
  • Whatever floats your boat

    Floating upside down on a levitating liquid layer ? A team from PMMH and Institut Langevin shows that this is possible ! More details
  • ELASTONICS - From the lab to the wave basin facility

    Soon in the ocean ? From the laboratory to the wave basin facility at Ifremer, wave control scales up with Antonin Eddi and Marc Fermigier. More details
  • Opening position - Assistant Professor

    Opening of an assistant professor position at Université de Paris with the following research profile : « Physics, Mechanics and Engineering of living matter ». More details here
  • PRL Editor’s suggestion - about dew condensing

    Dew condensing on an inclined, grooved surface rapidly forms large drops that roll quickly to the bottom for collection. Collecting dew could provide people with clean, fresh water in areas where it is scarce. Under the right conditions, a (...)