The polar light simulator


Local Newspaper Berry Republicain, October 2013

The Planeterrella at the IUT of Bourges, in the Centre region (France) is led by a team of great dynamism. The first light took place at the Science Festival in October 2013, and already two articles talk about it in the Berry Republican newspaper.
In the edition of October 8:
And that of 12:

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Local TV Channel FR3, April 2013

The teatchers and the students of the Physics technical University in Bourges, in the center of France, organized the 5th of April, 2013, a large exhibition devoted to the sciences, in order to get the undergraduates interested in sciences. Tenth of experiments were shown for hundreds of pupils. A very inspiring ambiance.
The Planeterrella was of course present. The tale of this enthusiastic day was broadcasted on the local news in the FR3 (...)

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Pont de Claix City Newspaper, January 2013

Pont de Claix is a city in the Grenoble area which is particularly dynamics. Its Mayor is himself a Geophysicist. He recently initiated a great Art and Sciences project for his city. The City journal honored the Planeterrella in January 2013.

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ZDF (German national public Broadcast), 11 and 18 September, 2011

11 and 18 September, 2011, Wolfgang Würker presented his film on Kristian Birkeland on the television channel ZDF (the second German public channel). This beautiful film can be viewed on-film.de www.paolo ("Himmelsfeuer in der ZDF-Mediathek"). The planeterrella is presented.

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National radio France Inter "La Tête au carré", March 30, 2011

March 30, 2011, France Inter "La Tête au carré" broadcast was devoted to the aurora. An opportunity to present vocally the Planeterrella (in French). Listen to it here :

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Local radio France Bleue Isère, November 2, 2010

A program devoted to the passion of the Northern light and on the Planeterrella, November 2, 2010, on the local radio France Bleue Isère (in French). Listen to it here :

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Blog Physicsworld.com, August 26, 2010

Blog Physicsworld.com - An aurora in the laboratory

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France 2 : Jamy’s emission (incredible experience), October 10, 2009

Jamy showed Meudon Planeterrella ((http://www.lesia.obspm.fr/La-planeterrella-dans-Incroyables.html) in his show « incredible experience » (Expériences (http://programmes.france3.fr/incroyables-experiences/index.php?page=article&numsite=3044&id_article=8534&id_rubrique=3047). This broadcast has been so successful that a replay was held for the release of Christmas 2009.

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TV Grenoble : special broadcast, March 6, 2009

TV Grenoble installed the Planeterrella in its building for a special broadcast, March 6, 2009. You can view it here

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Institut de Planétologie et d'Astrophysique de Grenoble (IPAG)