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Physics - Astronomy / Space Science - 18.09.2014
New territories in the flux of cosmic rays
New territories in the flux of cosmic rays
The Alpha Magnetic Spectrometer (AMS ) collaboration has today presented its latest results. These are based on the analysis of 41 billion particles detected with the space-based AMS detector aboard the International Space Station. The results, presented during a seminar at CERN 2 , provide new insights into the nature of the mysterious excess of positrons observed in the flux of cosmic rays.

Astronomy / Space Science - 02.08.2012
Giant telescope will reveal the outer reaches of the universe
Giant telescope will reveal the outer reaches of the universe
The European Extremely Large Telescope Project (E-ELT) has officially been launched. This enormous telescope has a diameter of nearly 40m and will be built in Chili.

Astronomy / Space Science - 15.02.2012
Cleaning up Earth’s orbit
Cleaning up Earth’s orbit
The proliferation of debris orbiting the Earth - primarily jettisoned rocket and satellite components - is an increasingly pressing problem for spacecraft, and it can generate huge costs.

Astronomy / Space Science - Physics - 21.09.2011
Could the Higgs boson explain the size of the Universe?
Could the Higgs boson explain the size of the Universe?
The Universe wouldn't be the same without the Higgs boson. This legendary particle plays a role in cosmology and reveals the possible existence of another closely related particle. The race to identify the Higgs boson is on at CERN. This Holy Grail of particle physics would help explain why the majority of elementary particles possess mass.

Astronomy / Space Science - 24.09.2009
Switzerland has sent its first satellite into space
Switzerland has sent its first satellite into space
SwissCube, the first Swiss satellite in history—extremely small —has been successfully launched from the Sriharikota space station in India.

Astronomy / Space Science - 24.06.2009
A new technology revolutionizes solar cells
An international group of researchers has developed and tested a new generation of photovoltaic cells in Lausanne, Switzerland.

Astronomy / Space Science - 01.09.2008
a new periodic comet
An astronomer from Switzerland has discovered a new comet. Michel Ory spotted the comet from the Jura Observatory in Vicques, reported the International Astronomical Union.

Astronomy / Space Science - 01.04.2008
Dix nouvelles planètes
Les astronomes de l'Université de Genève viennent de révéler dix nouvelles planètes extrasolaires Appelées 'en transit', ces planètes ont été découvertes parce qu'elles passent régulièrement devant leur étoile, provoquant ainsi une diminution temporaire de la lumière qui émane de celle-ci.

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