Empa - Eidgenössische Materialprüfungs- und Forschungsanstalt

Earth & Life
25. Juni 2019, 11:26
Transfer of Science or Research, Research results

Cooling with the sun

Every now and so often heating something up is unavoidable. Potato soup or risotto, tomato sauce or chocolate pudding – all unfeasible without...  [mehr]

Technics & Industry
20. Juni 2019, 13:40
Research projects, Cooperation agreements

Record efficiency for a gas engine

In addition to electric and hydrogen powertrains, gas engines also play an important role in the Swiss Competence Centre for Energy Research in...  [mehr]

Earth & Life
4. Juni 2019, 10:34
Research results, Research projects

Floating power plants

- - Paper, tin cans, glass - the world recycles as much as possible. So why not declare the greenhouse gas carbon dioxide (CO2) a recycling...  [mehr]

Earth & Life
27. Mai 2019, 11:54
Transfer of Science or Research, Research projects

ReMaP – Key to the energy systems of the future

On a sunny summer day what do we do with solar power if it cannot be used directly? Which storage solutions can (and should) be used? When does a...  [mehr]

Earth & Life
23. Mai 2019, 12:46
Research results

Source of new CFC emissions discovered

The new discovery follows a finding in 2018 that emissions of this very important ozone-depleting substance had increased. This surprise finding...  [mehr]

Technics & Industry
21. Mai 2019, 11:22
Research results

How to program materials

- Ali Gooneie simulates on his computer what holds the world together right at its very core: atoms, molecules, molecular chains and bundles –...  [mehr]

Earth & Life
13. Mai 2019, 13:25
Research results

Microplastics in freshwaters

As small as a grain of dust - but of great global significance. The word microplastics is familiar to many, but the dangers are virtually...  [mehr]

Technics & Industry
2. Mai 2019, 15:42
Research results

Watching concrete explode

Gotthard, Montblanc, St. Bernardino – tunnel fires repeatedly cause the ceilings of the seemingly stable tubes to collapse. Infernal...  [mehr]