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FIRE!

Fire, friend or foe?
An exhibition to discover what is at stake when mastering fire

The exhibition examines different aspects of how humans have mastered fire, through 4 themes:

Taming and understanding fire:

From prehistoric times to today’s date. Fire also lives through myths and symbology.

Using fire:

The tool at the service of men and industries.

Understanding fire:

Through chemistry, flames and combustion physics or the forest fire ecology. Discovering the perspectives and stakes involved in current research.

Defending oneself from fire:

Fire as a synonym of danger and destruction, tools to fight it, research for better prevention and protection.

Exhibition under production

Floor area

400-600m²
Language(s)
French
English
Italian
For rent

Setup time

10.0days

Dismantling time

5.0days
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Contact

Telephone

+ 33 1 40 05 73 53

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Keywords

  • fire

Member

universcience

The city of Paris boasts two prestigious centres promoting science and technology, the Cité des sciences et de l’industrie and the Palais de la Découverte. From January 1st, 2010, they have joined forces to create a new institution: Universcience placed under the joint responsibility of the Ministry for Higher Education, Research and Innovation and the Ministry for Culture. With almost 3.5 million visitors each year (3 million at the Cité des sciences et de l’industrie and 550 000 at the Palais de la découverte), Universcience is the fourth most popular cultural establishment in Paris after the Louvre, Versailles and the Georges-Pompidou Centre.

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