“Hubert Reeves, Love of Science and Its Common Heritage”

“Hubert Reeves, Love of Science and Its Common Heritage”

Hubert Reeves. Matthew Alexander/AFP

Figarofox/Chronicle – Our columnist pays tribute to the astrophysicist who died on October 13. Hubert Reeves has shown the way for all scientists keen to inspire the scientific profession in future generations.

Aurélie Jean is a Doctor of Science and an entrepreneur. You have published significantly Do algorithms make the law? (2022), published and co-written by L’Observatoire Resistance 2050 (2023) Published by L’Observatoire.


On October 13, a star disappeared even though today we need light more than ever to guide us. Hubert Reeves, the great French astrophysicist, worked throughout his life to democratize his discipline and make the sciences applied to space known to as many people as possible. Perhaps less obvious is the role that space research – including astrophysics – plays in developing children’s appetite for science. It is a vector that remains vastly underestimated, yet the opportunities to tell scientific stories that are as exciting as they are rich are enormous in this field, and our society desperately needs them.

Children are born data scientists!“This sentence from the computer world…

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