In 2018, physicists change the way of defining fundamental units like kilograms or meters. Here are seven new « instructions » for making these units. To discover, download, use as posters, postcards, images.
Students in design and digital creation have designed four micro-devices using smartphones or tablets to discover traditional optical effects to the general public while trying a kind of science to the economy (frugal).
A deforming mirrors device to capture with smartphone created by students in design and digital creation. From a workshop with Ecole Estienne around the use of smartphones involving « traditional » optics.
A game for two where light filters create strange interactions, created by students in design and digital creation. From a workshop with Ecole Estienne around the use of smartphones involving « traditional » optics.
A glasses-smartphone headset to distort the real, created by students in design and digital creation. From a workshop with Ecole Estienne around the use of smartphones involving « traditional » optics.
An optical table to create lighting effects using smartphones, created by students in design and digital creation. From a workshop with Ecole Estienne around the use of smartphones involving « traditional » optics.
Animations, cartoons, graphics to understand modern research about atoms, light and matter (coll. Labex PALM).
website to transform physics labs into comics in less than an hour, even without knowing how to draw.
Four unconventional ways to popularize new types of microscopes
A computer from the 80’s tell us about fluorescence microscopy.
An augmented reality game about electron microscopes
A panorama helps discover atomic force microscopy
An original extension education offered to physics students. They must design projects for 5 days in groups, then present them in a collective show in front of the public. Here are their productions for 2018.
An original extension education offered to physics students since 2012. Students must design projects for 5 days in groups, then present them in a collective show in front of the public.
12 design students explain physics in collaboration with physicists.
Cristals explained in unexpected medias : engraving, lithography, screen printing…(in french only)
an animation movie to understand thermodynamics
an app about 15 great discoveries
the free body fall in a poetic animation picture
a live animation about the speed of light
a performance about sound propagation
the history of the discovery of atoms
the cosmic microwave background in a curious video
a diner to show the non newwtonian physics
the minigolf to explain quantum physics
the Schrödinger cat in a live performance
a book about lasers
superfluidity in an animation picture
Videos and images which explain atoms, periodic table and chemical bounds
movies and drawings about low temperature physics
flyers explaining superconducting levitation
an animation about cryostats and superfluidity
conference-happening at ESPCI – ESPGG on the coldest book on earth (nov 2017)
Cards to tell stories about quantum discoveries differently
A new way to present scientific articles
an artistic creation by P. Corillon in collab. with our team
A chasing light and object to talk about quantum physics in metals
When designers deal with the question of the invisible and with microscopes
invisible becomes visible
a book about science images reimagined
cooking to understand periodic table
design from fluorescence
a small animate history of microscopy
microscope glasses for a game
a book for children about quantum physics
when nature inspires designers
a droplet of water to create a microscope
a pedagogical suitcase about optics
when 3D printers get it wrong
question about objects and their history
twelve funny and surprising recipies using liquid nitrogen
a book in liquid nitrogen, and many more experiments !
7 animations about all types of microscopes (downloadble to reuse)
a project about how to display magnetism differently (with Ecole Estienne)
A stop-motion movie about physics through a coffee cup
A circus to explain the physics of bubbles and soap
a collaboration with Ecole Estienne about light (in french)
Six favorite recipies to cook up the universe ! A story with animated drawings about recipies made by physicists.
a comic strip about the world of Physics, as seen by an illustrator.
a collaboration with the design school ENSCI about light and science.
3 clocks inspired from the 3 visions of light
What if we were able to « see » light rays : a movie
a setup to display tape birefringent properties
Use light reflections as metaphores of physics phenomena at all scales
Shadow and light games
refraction for optical illusions and a new type of show
A poetic journey about light in the country
Dance to explain quantum physics basic properties
A transparent device which transports light
Play with color superposition for design
Experiment light and create a book
Objects inspired from the wave vision of light
use soap to explain lasers
A sound installation about light
An exhibit at the Science Museum of Virginia (USA)
Quantique et Charabia (livecast, chaine Youtube « Tronche en biais » 2015)
Teaching experimental physics with Arduino microcontrolers.
A stop-motion movie on how researchers publish their discoveries
Some drawings to present quantum physics and its physicists
a downloadable exhibit traversing the boundaries between physics and design.
10 images to have fun with quantum physics, imagining its big names victims of their own discoveries
Three modern-day physicists, their daily life, motivations, discoveries through drawings.
a collaboration with ENSCI using spatialized sound to explain invisible physics phenomena
an exhibit about the Quantum Design project, for science museums or highschools.
Video, pop-up, animated gif, cartoon, four ways to discover the key equations of modern physics.
Schrödinger equation in animated gif
A collaboration with a design school about reimagining together quantum physics.
What if atoms were at our scale ?
A shape circus to display quantum physics
a quantum videogame
images and a book about quantum principles
paper boxes and foldings about quantum orbitals
a video showing an entangled couple
an appartment governed by quantum laws
metaphores of quantum effects in our daily life
what if quantum was put into music ?
a music box metaphore of wave particle reduction
glasses which would allow to watch quantum world
a quantum mirror made by a designer
a quantum light made by a designer
design created under quantum inspiration
a weird cave with quantum effects…
animated objects inspired from quantum physics
Animations to understand three Nobel Prize scientific graphs. Watch and download.
Labs and posters to fold yourself about 4 Nobel Prices in quantum physics
Website about the basic principles of quantum, tools, recent research (duality, spin, metal, laser, graphene …). Downloadable animations and flyers.
A superconducting circus with birds in levitation. A new tool to engage with physics.
A game you can build yourself about the discovery of new exoplanets (in french)
Foldings to understand scaling in physics, from nanosciences to astrophysics
A collaboration with designers about superconductivity, present & future
SF superconducting jewels
SF sportswear using superconductors
a superconducting circus with animals
a superconducting breakfast
an imaginary matter using superconductors
a suspended superconducting light
future of our house with supercondutors
a superconducting maze
read the cat’s mind with superconductors (SF)
drawings about supradesign
a superconducting sound system
An Eiffel Tower with each floor levitating thanks to superconductivity
Hands-on activities to build your own atoms and superconductors, and understand with a quizz
The reference website about superconductivity, including animations, videos, explanations
Trains and hulahoops: each train levitates above or below the magnetic railway
paper hen in french
portable setup demonstrating superconductivity zero resistance
Year of superconductivity organised with CNRS