Empa's youngest scientific co-author

“Olympic gold” for budding scientist

Dec 11, 2017 | What started out as a two-week internship at Empa culminated in the GENIUS Olympiad in the US for Luca Schaufelberger: as the winner of the national competition “Swiss Youth in Science”, he represented Switzerland at the Olympic Games for bright mind...
Carbosense 4D

High-res CO2 observation over Switzerland

Dec 7, 2017 | Switzerland is to gain a dense, globally unique atmospheric CO2 measuring network: 300 sensors will permanently collect up-to-date readings, to provide near-real time information on man-made emissions and CO2 uptake by the biosphere
Ruzicka Prize 2017 for Maria Ibáñez

Empa researcher honored

Dec 6, 2017 | Empa researcher Maria Ibáñez was awarded the annual Ruzicka Prize by ETH Zurich. This makes it the second Empa researcher to join the long list of prize-winners dating back to 1957.

Latest issue out now!

Lithium ion batteries are flammable, the price of the raw material is rising. So are there alternatives? Yes: Empa researchers have discovered promising new approaches. Read more in the latest issue out now.

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