Christophe Gissinger
Associate professor at Ecole Normale Superieure (ENS Paris)
Physics Nobel prize 2016
4 october 2016 dipole

David J. Thouless, F. Duncan M. Haldane, and J. Michael Kosterlitz won this year's Nobel Prize in Physics for their theoretical discoveries using topological concepts. Their work pioneered a new understanding of phase transitions of matter, paving the way for current and future work with topological insulators, superconducting materials, and other applications in condensed matter physics.

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Physics Review Fluids - News
Dynamo generated by the centrifugal instability Spherical Couette dynamo

A numerical study of the magnetohydrodynamic flow generated in a thin spherical shell in rapid rotation reports, for the first time, the generation of a dynamo magnetic field by the centrifugal instability in a spherical geometry and provides a new explanation for the astrophysical magnetic fields which cannot rely on thermal convection. F. Marcotte and C. Gissinger

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Nasa space flight center
Auroras move to the rhythm of Earth's magnetic field... dipole

For the first time, scientists have directly mapped Earth's fluctuating magnetic field and resulting electrical currents to aurora, thanks to northern lights observations from NASA's THEMIS mission.

Physics Viewpoint
How to fracture a fluid dipole

High-speed imaging shows that fluids can break like brittle glass under the right conditions. Jay Fineberg, Physics 9, 95 (2016)

Nature Physics - News and Views
Fluids dynamics : how water explodes dipole

Micro-explosions triggered by the absorption of X-ray laser light in drops and jets of water result in shock waves and in rapid heating and expansion of the liquid — as now revealed in state-of-the-art experiments. Susan Davis Allen, Nature Physics 12, 899–900 (2016)

DFD 2016
Portland,Oregon USA, 20-22 November 2016 dipole

The American Physical Society – Division of Fluid Dynamics (APS-DFD) Meeting will be held in Portland, Oregon 20 – 22 November, 2016. The Meeting is hosted by Portland State University, University of Washington, and Oregon State University. The Meeting will be held at the Oregon Convention Center. The scientific program will include award lectures, invited talks and minisymposia, many parallel sessions with contributed papers, poster presentations, a poster competition, and the Gallery of Fluid Motion

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EGU meeting
Vienna Austria, 23-28 April 2017 dipole

the EGU General Assembly 2017 will bring together geoscientists from all over the world to one meeting covering all disciplines of the Earth, planetary and space sciences. The EGU aims to provide a forum where scientists, especially early career researchers, can present their work and discuss their ideas with experts in all fields of geoscience. The EGU is looking forward to cordially welcoming you in Vienna.

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March Meeting
Paris-France, 13-17 March 2017 dipole

The meeting will bring together physicists, scientists, and students from all over the world to share groundbreaking research from industry, universities, and major labs.

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San Francisco, USA, 12-16 December 2016 dipole

With approximately 24,000 attendees in 2015, AGU’s Fall Meeting is the largest Earth and space science meeting in the world. 2016 will mark Fall Meeting’s 49th year as the premiere place to present your research; hear about the latest discoveries, trends, and challenges in the field; and network with colleagues that can enhance your career.

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