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Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam Prof. Davide Iannuzzi won the NWO Physics Valorisation Prize 2018

THE HAGUE, 05-Nov-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The tenth NWO Physics Valorisation Prize will go to Prof. Davide Iannuzzi, professor of Experimental Physics at Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam (VU). He has won the prize “on account of the valorisation of this own research … Read the full press release

ALPHA experiment: researchers observed the Lyman-alpha electronic transition in the antihydrogen atom, the antimatter counterpart of hydrogen, for the first time

GENEVA, 23-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — In a paper published today in the journal Nature, the ALPHA collaboration reports that it has literally taken antimatter to a new level. The researchers have observed the Lyman-alpha electronic transition in the antihydrogen atom, the … Read the full press release

Professor Roy Sambles of University of Exeter’s Physics and Astronomy department is one of three new Honorary Fellows announced by the IoP

EXETER, 17-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Professor Roy Sambles has today (Tuesday, August 14) been made an Honorary Fellow of the Institute of Physics – the highest honour the organisation can confer. Professor Sambles, from the University of Exeter’s Physics and Astronomy … Read the full press release

Researchers’ Night at CERN, a free and fun bilingual event on Friday 28 September 2018

GENEVA, 26-Jul-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — On Friday, 28 September 2018, budding scientists, beginners and fans of all ages will come together for Researchers’ Night at CERN, a free and fun bilingual event. For this great European celebration of science, the … Read the full press release

Thales wins contract for the Laser Beam Transportation System in partnership with SEIV and Alsyom

Thales has won the €19.8 million contract for the Laser Beam Transportation System in partnership with SEIV and Alsyom, subsidiaries of the Alcen Group based in the Nouvelle Aquitaine region in France. Thales has been developing the world’s most powerful … Read the full press release

NWO: This year’s ‘Physics with Industry’ workshop will be held in Lorentz Center in Leiden from 26 to 30 November 2018

The HAGUE, 17-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Companies and social organizations are invited to submit a real-world problem for consideration by the annual Physics with Industry workshop before 1 June 2018. This year’s ‘Physics with Industry‘ workshop will be held from 26 … Read the full press release

CERN: ALPHA collaboration reports the most precise direct measurement of antimatter ever made

GENEVA, 05-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The ALPHA collaboration has reported the most precise direct measurement of antimatter ever made, revealing the spectral structure of the antihydrogen atom in unprecedented colour. The result, published today in Nature(link is external), is the culmination … Read the full press release

Oxford University: new speed record for the ‘logic gates’ that form the building blocks of quantum computing

OXFORD, 02-Mar-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Researchers at Oxford University have set a new speed record for the ‘logic gates’ that form the building blocks of quantum computing – a technology that could transform the way we process information. Quantum computers, which … Read the full press release

2016 International Physics Olympiad at the University of Zurich from 11 to 17 July

From 11 to 17 July, over 400 talented young students from 84 different countries will go head to head at the 2016 International Physics Olympiad (IPhO) at the University of Zurich. But the IPhO 2016 is not only an intellectual … Read the full press release

Bayer Science & Education Foundation launches new round of funding – Applications now possible online till July 15, 2013

Bayer foundation scholarships – EUR 200,000 for work and study abroad Support for ambitious study projects in the fields of science, engineering, medicine and teacher training in scientific subjects / Hermann Strenger scholarships to sponsor career-training projects abroad  Leverkusen, 5-6-2013 … Read the full press release