DAG: Turkey’s 21st-century-grade international astronomical observatory

Researchers are preparing to search for extra-terrestrial planets with the aid of a groundbreaking international astronomical observatory in Turkey. In 2022, aided by adaptive optics,...

Aquatic ecosystem services: From concept to economic valuation

The University of Waterloo’s Ecohydrology Research Group and Water Resources Economics Research Group detail how vital it is to optimise our aquatic ecosystem services, ensuring...

Wireless charging for electric vehicles could significantly reduce CO2 emissions

Oren Ezer, CEO of ElectReon, sets out the opportunities offered by wide scale implementation of wireless charging for electric vehicles. In the face of climate...

Hydrogen powered vehicles: a fast-emerging market

As global leader in the field of hydrogen powered vehicles, First Hydrogen is in a unique position to capitalise on this growing market. As distinguished...

Dissecting the Universe with Professor Lucio Mayer

Professor Lucio Mayer of the University of Zurich's Center for Theoretical Astrophysics and Cosmology explains how 2016 will remain as a landmark in the history of physical sciences and galaxies. 2016 was the year in which the first direct detection of gravitational...

The University of Waterloo reconciles agriculture and water quality

Agricultural nutrient legacies delay the recovery of healthy aquatic ecosystems, according to researchers from the University of Waterloo, Canada. Agriculture is a dominant source of nutrient emissions to the environment due to the widespread use of fertilisers as well as...

Alternative aviation fuels

The Department of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Sheffield, UK, highlights recent developments in aviation fuel. Rigorous testing is required to ensure that any alternative, environmentally sustainable fuel performs as good as or better than conventional fuels under all conditions.

Quantum cryptography: privacy for citizens

The Instituto de Telecomunicações in Lisbon, Portugal, is further developing revolutionary privacy solutions based on the laws of quantum mechanics The goal of cryptography (and therefore of quantum cryptography) is to hide private information from untrusted malicious agents. While symmetric...


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