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August 27, 2014
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Menschen lassen Gletscher immer rascher schmelzen

Mit Hilfe einer Kombination von Klima- und Gletschermodellen haben Forscher um Ben Marzeion von der Universität Innsbruck eindeutig nachgewiesen, dass die Menschen für das weltweite Abschmelzen der Gletscher mitverantwortlich sind. In Science berichten die Forscher, dass von 1851 bis 2010 … Continue reading

July 16, 2014
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Interview with Baban Mohamed: ‘Code-switching’, a research project on Kurdish community in Austria

Baban Mohamed received his Master’s degree in English and American Studies (General/Applied Linguistics) from the University of Salzburg in Austria. He has B.A. degree in English Language and Literature from the University of Sulaimania (the Kurdistan Region of Iraq). Since … Continue reading

February 3, 2014
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‘Life as Research Scientist’: Romain Fleury, Engineer

Due to deep passion for physics, Romain Fleury, after completion of his engineering diploma in France, joined the research group of Prof. Andrea Alù at the University of Texas at Austin, where he is currently pursuing a Ph.D degree. His … Continue reading

January 24, 2014
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Microsoft releases global survey revealing widespread belief in developing and developed nations that personal technology is transforming lives for the better

Findings: technology strongly impacts business innovation including starting new businesses; developing countries believe strongly that personal tech spurs job opportunities and eliminates harmful economic gaps, boosts education. DAVOS, Switzerland — Jan. 24, 2014 — A new global survey of Internet … Continue reading

November 9, 2013
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A shot in the dark: Detector at UW on the hunt for dark matter

Leslie Rosenberg and his colleagues are about to go hunting. Their quarry: A theorized-but-never-seen elementary particle called an axion. The search will be conducted with a recently retooled, extremely sensitive detector that is currently in a testing and shakeout phase … Continue reading

October 12, 2013
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UCLA physicists played prominent role in Nobel Prize-winning Higgs boson research

Two large collaborations of scientists working at the Large Hadron Collider in Switzerland made worldwide news in July 2012 when they announced independent observations of the elusive Higgs boson particle — a discovery hailed as one of the greatest scientific … Continue reading

February 20, 2013
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Higgs Boson Discussion Launches UChicago Discovery Series

The long-sought Higgs boson—the particle that endows all elementary particles in the universe with mass—was elusive no longer when scientists at the CERN physics laboratory in Switzerland, discovered it last summer. The July 4, 2012 announcement of the discovery appealed … Continue reading

February 13, 2013
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Kofi Annan to students: ‘It’s your world now’

Former U.N. secretary-general Kofi Annan predicted during a campus visit that the civil war in Syria will become even more tragic before the international community takes action to help resolve the conflict, but said he is optimistic about the political … Continue reading