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Fall of the Fly (The) ZdS#3

Series title

Zeste de science

The Youtube channel Zeste de science explores all aspects of scientific research, proving that even the most complicated scientific facts can be explained in less than 5 minutes, and that even the most seemingly trivial events of everyday life, if thoroughly studied, can contribute to the biggest technological advances.
Episode 3: Unlike vertebrates, flies get their bearings thanks to their eyesight only and do not sense gravity. Scientists in Marseille have carried out a series of experiments to analyse the flight of these insects, in the hope of paving the way to the conception of new autopilot systems for drones.

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00:02:05

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HD

Color

Color

Sound

Sound

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French

Original material

HD

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Editor(s) in chief

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CNRS Institute(s)

Scientific topics

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