Next week (7–12 April), some 14,000 scientists will gather in Vienna for the 2019 General Assembly of the European Geosciences Union (EGU). The press conference programme includes presentations on new results from the ExoMars mission and latest research on plastic pollution, as well as a press conference where scientists will announce the Antarctic location they found to drill for 1.5 million-year old ice. Interested journalists can register on-site, free of charge, during the meeting. Those who cannot make it to Vienna can watch press conferences remotely through live-streaming links.
In addition, the EGU meeting will feature a session on science, politics and European (dis)integration with Mario Monti and Ilaria Capua, which will also be...02.04.2019 | Read more
Researchers at Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg (FAU) have been studying how to implement occupational health management in small and medium-sized businesses on a long-term basis and how to give more consideration to employees’ psychological stress. The ‘RegioKMUnet’ project, which is near completion, focused in particular on the benefits of regional networks. The results will be presented on Wednesday 10 April at a conference in Erlangen.
The health of its employees is fundamental to the performance of a company. New developments, in particular regarding digitalisation at the workplace, are...02.04.2019 | Read more
The 13th International Modelica Conference was held at OTH Regensburg from March 4 – 6, 2019. The Proceedings of the conference are published by Linköping University Electronic Press and are now available to download on http://www.ep.liu.se/ecp/contents.asp?issue=157.
The 13th International Modelica Conference was held at OTH Regensburg from March 4 – 6, 2019. Prof. Dipl.-Ing. Anton Haumer of the Faculty of Electrical...11.03.2019 | Read more
The Council for the Lindau Nobel Laureate Meetings sent out the letters of acceptance to 580 young scientists from 88 countries today. From 30 June to 5 July 2019, the young scientists will come together with 42 Nobel Laureates in Lindau, Germany. This year's 69th Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting is dedicated to physics; key topics are cosmology, laser physics and gravitational waves.
The selected young scientists are outstanding undergraduates, PhD students and post-docs under the age of 35, conducting research in the field of physics.01.03.2019 | Read more
From 5th to the 7th November 2019 the 3rd International Conference on Light Materials – Science and Technology (LightMAT 2019) will take place in Manchester, UK. The conference will give a comprehensive overview and new insight into the three most important light metals Aluminium, Magnesium and Titanium and their combinations.
Lecture and Poster contributions cover the following topics:28.02.2019 | Read more
The HAW Hamburg is a host location for the Global Legal Hackathon, a worldwide event occurring over the weekend of February 22 - 24, 2019. The Event will bring together representatives from the world’s largest law firms, corporations, and tech innovators, among others, to create rapid development of tech solutions to progress the legal industry and improve the practice of law and access to legal services.
Along with over 50 other locations across 25 countries, spanning six continents the HAW Hamburg was chosen as a host location for the inaugural Global...11.02.2019 | Read more
9th Molecular Quantum Mechanics Conference (MQM 2019)
The Max-Planck-Institut für Kohlenforschung organizes a major international conference in the field of physical chemistry in summer 2019, bringing together...30.01.2019 | Read more
The essay competition "twentyforty – Utopias for a digital society" invites researchers worldwide to describe their visions of a digital society in 20 years from now.
How will we decide, live and love in 2040? How will we shape education and the way we work in the future? The European Hub in the Global Network of Internet...16.01.2019 | Read more
Modern life thrives on the availability of electrical energy. Countless applications spanning from medical to industrial and consumer products have been made possible only by modern battery technology.
Future electric vehicles will have ranges of 450 km and more. Nowadays, batteries are an integral technological component in home solar energy installations...14.01.2019 | Read more
Digitalization of the production process has allowed turbomachinery components to be manufactured more efficiently than ever before: The core question to be addressed at what is now the fifth ICTM Conference to take place 6 and 7 February 2019 in Aachen and hosted by the Fraunhofer Institutes for Laser Technology ILT and for Production Technology IPT is “How do high levels of data consistency, continuity and availability along with more robust processes and greater production transparency result in a more economically efficient process chain?” Online enrolment for conference attendance is now open and there is an early-bird discount for bookings made by 17 December 2018.
The event, organized by the Fraunhofer Institutes for Laser Technology ILT and for Production Technology IPT, offers participants the very latest information...12.12.2018 | Read more
A new paper to be published on 16 December provides a significant new insight into our understanding of uranium biogeochemistry and could help with the UK's...
Vaccinia viruses serve as a vaccine against human smallpox and as the basis of new cancer therapies. Two studies now provide fascinating insights into their unusual propagation strategy at the atomic level.
For viruses to multiply, they usually need the support of the cells they infect. In many cases, only in their host’s nucleus can they find the machines,...
More than one hundred and fifty years have passed since the publication of James Clerk Maxwell's "A Dynamical Theory of the Electromagnetic Field" (1865). What would our lives be without this publication?
It is difficult to imagine, as this treatise revolutionized our fundamental understanding of electric fields, magnetic fields, and light. The twenty original...
In a joint experimental and theoretical work performed at the Heidelberg Max Planck Institute for Nuclear Physics, an international team of physicists detected for the first time an orbital crossing in the highly charged ion Pr⁹⁺. Optical spectra were recorded employing an electron beam ion trap and analysed with the aid of atomic structure calculations. A proposed nHz-wide transition has been identified and its energy was determined with high precision. Theory predicts a very high sensitivity to new physics and extremely low susceptibility to external perturbations for this “clock line” making it a unique candidate for proposed precision studies.
Laser spectroscopy of neutral atoms and singly charged ions has reached astonishing precision by merit of a chain of technological advances during the past...
The ability to investigate the dynamics of single particle at the nano-scale and femtosecond level remained an unfathomed dream for years. It was not until the dawn of the 21st century that nanotechnology and femtoscience gradually merged together and the first ultrafast microscopy of individual quantum dots (QDs) and molecules was accomplished.
Ultrafast microscopy studies entirely rely on detecting nanoparticles or single molecules with luminescence techniques, which require efficient emitters to...
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