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  • Bomb Technology May Contain the Secret of Life
    Dieter Braun
    Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität Munich
    The physics of life and death can be close neighbors. The same principle used to separate uranium...
  • High-Quality Silicon Ribbons for Low-Cost Solar Energy Cells
    Miguel Centeno Brito
    University of Lisbon
    It is widely accepted that solar power will play a central role in a post-carbon society. Solar...
  • Perseverance Required: Surface Science
    Joachim Schnadt
    Lund University
    Have you ever heard of catalysis? One aspect of catalysis that you probably are aware of is the...
  • Chaotic Strings: A New Viewpoint for Particle Physics
    Stefan Groote
    University of Tartu
    In the process of scientific discovery, researchers have developed various means to amplify their...
  • Breaking apart the nucleus: the thermodynamics of the quark-gluon plasma
    Sandor Katz
    Eötvös Loránd University, Budapest
    Protons and neutrons are the constituents of the nuclei of all atoms. They are not elementary...
  • Beyond ordinary matter
    Riccardo Faccini
    University of Rome La Sapienza
    Each gram of anything, including a person, is made of millions of billions of tiny little particles...
  • Nanostructured Photonic Biosensors
    Raúl José Martín Palma
    Universidad Autonoma de Madrid
    The World Health Organization estimates that more than 180 million people worldwide have diabetes...
  • “Catch me if you can!” Collective motion in nature due to escape and pursuit
    Pawel Romanczuk
    Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin
    A flock of birds comprising thousands of individuals moves through the air like a single organism....
  • Kepler, Planets and Singing Stars
    Katrien Kolenberg
    University of Vienna
    A planet like ours… Are there planets like our Earth around other stars? If so, are they suitable...
  • Radio “Giant”: The Origin of the Largest Object in the Universe Uncovered
    Dorota Koziel-Wierzbowska
    Jagiellonian University in Krakow
    Be it a beauty contest or a track event, on the field or off the field, the competitive spirit...