Gravitational waves: new messengers from space
On 11 February 2016, a team of astronomers announced that they had recorded gravitational waves for the first time. This discovery opens new areas of exploration in astronomy and was greeted with enthusiasm at the Astronomical Observatory of Strasbourg.
How do LERU universities develop their high-quality culture in doctoral education?
The League of European Research Universities' latest paper analyses how LERU universities go about ensuring that they achieve their objectives to train doctoral researchers to the highest skill levels.
Welding molecular crystals, a world first!
Researchers from the Laboratory of Complex Matter Chemistry (CNRS / University of Strasbourg) managed to weld molecular crystals using molecular tectonics.
Thirty neurons to relieve pain
Oxytocin plays a central role in pain modulation, but its release process had remained unknown so far.