Prize winning scientists and talented young researchers from both disciplines come together at the 4th Heidelberg Laureate Forum (HLF)
There are only 102 people living around the world that have been distinguished with most renowned prizes in mathematics and computer science: the Abel Prize,...12.08.2016 | Read more
Automated vehicles are the prominent subject of current public debate: Fierce competition unfolds between companies and states regarding the market introduction of driving automation while first incidents document the inability of current technology to master complex situations. The International Forum on Advanced Microsystems for Automotive Applications (AMAA) has been exploring the technological foundations of connected, automated and electrified vehicles for many years.
The current edition, taking place on 22 and 23 September in Brussels, will again embrace key challenges regarding the development of the automobile of the...02.08.2016 | Read more
From November 14-16, 2016 the 7th Clash of Realities Conference will take place in Cologne. Unique in Europe, the international research conference offers the opportunity for an interdisciplinary exchange and dialogue.
Experts from the academy, science and research, economics, politics and the game industry will discuss pressing questions concerning the artistic design,...29.07.2016 | Read more
The conference aims to explore the dynamics of existing and emerging forms of urban gardening in Europe and beyond. This is timely in the wake of the contemporary and projected social, economic and environmental changes and challenges faced by cities. Urban gardens, particularly traditional allotments, have been part of the city; however, with the emergence of community and modern pop-up to rooftop gardens, they are becoming permanent and prominent part of the urban and suburban landscape.
Creating healthy and inclusive cities, which are environmentally sustainable and economically affordable in an ever more urbanizing world, are vital challenges...15.07.2016 | Read more
NASA Mars Rover Engineer Z. Nagin Cox to Keynote SIGGRAPH 2016
ACM SIGGRAPH announces the selection of Z. Nagin Cox, Spacecraft Operations Engineer with the NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory (NASA JPL), as the SIGGRAPH 2016 keynote speaker. ACM SIGGRAPH's annual conference is the world's leading interdisciplinary educational experience showcasing the latest in computer graphics and interactive techniques....15.07.2016 | Read more
Members of the international council of the future accelerator facility FAIR (Facility for Antiproton and Ion Research in Europe) and the supervisory board of the GSI Helmholtz Centre for Heavy Ion Research have responded very positively to current developments at FAIR and GSI. At their most recent meeting in Darmstadt, delegates of the nine partner countries who are realising the new large-scale research institution alongside Germany welcomed FAIR’s organisational restructuring and the further development of the strategy for the facility’s construction. They said they saw important milestones for the future in this strategy and expressed their full support for the plans.
Following the FAIR Council’s decision in late September 2015 on the overall scope of the FAIR facility, the management team in Darmstadt was able to begin...11.07.2016 | Read more
Is quantum technology the future of the 21st century? On the occasion of the 66th Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting, this is the key question to be explored today in a panel discussion with the Nobel Laureates Serge Haroche, Gerardus ’t Hooft, William Phillips and David Wineland. In the following interview, Council Member Professor Rainer Blatt, internationally renowned quantum physicist, recipient of numerous honours, and Scientific Co-Chairman of the 66th Lindau Meeting, talks about what we can expect from the “second quantum revolution”.
Blatt has no doubt: quantum technologies are driving forward a technological revolution, the future impact of which is still unclear. Nothing stands in the way...30.06.2016 | Read more
At the beginning of July in Leipzig, several hundred international experts in monitoring biological diversity will advise how the enormous gaps in knowledge about global biodiversity can be closed. Background: The signatories of the UN Convention on Biodiversity (CBD), which includes Germany, have committed to halt the damage to biodiversity by 2020 and to reverse the trend. Without data this internationally binding goal can not be implemented efficiently and still less verified.
The first conference of this kind was initiated by GEO BON, an international organisation which concerns itself with monitoring and collating global...28.06.2016 | Read more
The leading European real estate research conference comes to Regensburg, Germany: The 23th annual conference of the European Real Estate Society (ERES) will take place from June 8 through June 11, 2016, at the International Real Estate Business School (IREBS) in the University of Regensburg. Over the four days, more than 300 presentations about the present and future of European real estate will be given by professionals, practitioners, and researchers from all over the world.
The conference will feature constructive exchanges between researchers and practitioners on such wide-ranging topics as international real estate investment...09.06.2016 | Read more
The International Laser Technology Congress AKL’16, Europe’s leading conference on the applications of laser technology, was held in Aachen, April 27-29, 2016. This year, the congress focused on micro and macro processing, as well as offering special forums dealing with process monitoring and additive manufacturing. The opening of the Photonics Cluster on the RWTH Aachen Campus begins a new chapter in the cooperation between research and industry.
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Scientists and engineers striving to create the next machine-age marvel--whether it be a more aerodynamic rocket, a faster race car, or a higher-efficiency jet...
Waveguides are widely used for filtering, confining, guiding, coupling or splitting beams of visible light. However, creating waveguides that could do the same for X-rays has posed tremendous challenges in fabrication, so they are still only in an early stage of development.
In the latest issue of Acta Crystallographica Section A: Foundations and Advances , Sarah Hoffmann-Urlaub and Tim Salditt report the fabrication and testing of...
Electrochemists at TU Graz have managed to use monocrystalline semiconductor silicon as an active storage electrode in lithium batteries. This enables an integrated power supply to be made for microchips with a rechargeable battery.
Small electrical gadgets, such as mobile phones, tablets or notebooks, are indispensable accompaniments of everyday life. Integrated circuits in the interiors...
Recent findings indicating the possible discovery of a previously unknown subatomic particle may be evidence of a fifth fundamental force of nature, according...
A nanocrystalline material that rapidly makes white light out of blue light has been developed by KAUST researchers.
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