FV 122 INTRO: With planetary scientist François Forget (Part 1)
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Buy Full Notes Meet François Forget, a planetary scientist at the Laboratoire de Météo Dynamique in Paris.  François is an atmospheric dynamicist: he and his team model other planetary atmospheres including Mars, Titan and exoplanets. In this first episode, François will explain in simple terms what he does. We'll also talk about Mars and what makes it such an interesting planet to study. Are we alone in the universe? Does life necessarily need water to develop? How can we look for evidence of water / life under the surface of planets we can't even reach? Listen in! François Forget's personal site Watch lectures by François Forget online: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q5YOhUiwedg (in French) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=avByRwZzeuk (in French) https://www.dailymotion.com/video/x7v24dk (in French) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HiVNOlo3xbQ (in English) Vocab List ADN (nm) = DNA alizé (nm) = trade wind chauvin,e (adj) = chauvinistic, partisan ; nationalistic effarant,e (adj) = amazing, astounding ; alarming, frightening étalon (nm) = benchmark, yardstick faille (nf) = fault, rift (geology) indice (nm) = clue mener une enquête = to lead an investigation milliard = billion mousson (nf) = monsoon nain,e (n, adj) = dwarf pas grand-chose = not much planétologue (n) = planetary scientist
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