Research building NEST continues to fill up

Construction start of NEST unit "SolAce"

Mar 6, 2018 | NEST is a happening place: As soon as the last unit “Urban Mining & Recycling” has been opened, construction of the next one is already underway. Since mid-February, the unit "SolAce" is being installed in the southwestern corner of NEST. Completion ...
Stromengpässe im Winter

Wenn elektrische Uhren nachgehen

Mar 6, 2018 | Mit kalten Fingern hat der Winter an Europas Uhren gedreht. Auch in der Schweiz zeigen Geräte, die ihre Zeitsignale vom Stromnetz erhalten, derzeit nicht die korrekte Zeit an. Etwa um sechs Minuten gehen Backofenuhr und Co. nach. Grund könnte ein Eng...
Geneva Motor Show

Empa presents "gas station of the future"

Feb 22, 2018 | What could a "gas station of the future" look like? What services does it offer? Which fuels can be refueled there and where do they come from? Possible answers to these questions can be found at the stand of the of Swiss Oil Industry Association (Er...

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