its numerous dossiers, descriptions
and reports written
in French, for which a translation module is provided in
the left menu, the objective of the LUXORION project is to initiate you into
astronomy and more widely to sciences and technologies participating to the
progress of our time.
will find on this site many articles written in French dealing with the history
of astronomy, astrophysics, planetology,
the theory of relativity, quantum physics, not to
forget meteorology, ecology
and technologies among other fields described in the easiest and pleasant way possible.
a more philosophical frame, two dossiers are dedicated to the philosophy
of sciences and to religions.
parallel, to satisfy amateurs, numerous articles deal with observation techniques
such as astrophotography,
radio astronomy, completed with technical
reports, not to forget the amateur research.
addition, articles written in French are dedicated to instruments
but also too sciences like biology
and anthropology, to technologies
including computer sciences among others, and military
activities, this set being supported by an important library
(mainly in French).
last, to relax, in the section dedicated to art
are displayed illustrations, pictures and videos.
LUXORION project is mature and provides information that, I hope, will satisfy your
curiosity in offering you the feeling to be somewhere linked to the cosmos.
here and there, at the corner of a paragraph or at the end of
a chapter, I could have moved you, I will have achieved my
site offers you more than 8 GB of data, more than 720
articles representing close to 2000 educational pages,
more than 18000 pictures, 314 animations,
482 sound recordings, the review of
160 software including 58 programs
related to HF propagation predictions and beacon monitoring, and 639 eyepieces
as well as a directory listing over 1740 categorized hyperlinks.
these are in general in depth-articles but a special effort has been made
to accompany them with scientific references (in the form of hyperlinks or
literary references at the bottom of the page and at the end of the article)
insisting on presenting only scientifically substantiated or verified information.
The illustrations also come from first hands or I created them specifically to
illustrate the article.
than 1.6 million readers have visited the LUXORION website
since its creation in 2000, so an average of about 250 visitors daily
(there are peaks up to 2 times higher depending on news), without
to mention direct accesses to internal pages via search engines.
You are about
30% of english-speaking readers including 14% of Americans and
Canadians, and 70% of french-speaking readers, the remaining
being shared by the other nationalities (in particular belgian,
swiss, english, german, italian and countries from northern
Maghreb). 70% of readers are Europeans. In total, readers from
205 countries have visited the LUXORION website.
reveal these many partners, this site is also referred in good
place on many europeans and overseas portals. I thank you all for your interest
to this site as well as for your many encouragements.
Good reading !
am not young enough to know everything", Oscar Wilde.