Natural Sciences

Astronomy - May 28
Researchers from the University of Geneva, have confirmed the existence of the Proxima b extrasolar planet using measurements from the Swiss-built ESPRESSO spectrograph. The existence of a planet the size of Earth around the closest star in the solar system, Proxima Centauri, has been confirmed by an international team of scientists including researchers from the University of Geneva.
Mathematics - May 26

An international research collaboration led by ETH Zurich and MIT has developed a mathematical method that can speed up search and rescue operations at sea.

Materials Science - May 26
Materials Science

Scientists at EPFL have been able to observe single protons moving at the interface between water and a solid surface.

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