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Physics - Astronomy / Space Science - 03.04.2013
AMS experiment measures antimatter excess in space
Geneva 3 April 2013. The international team running the Alpha Magnetic Spectrometer (AMS ) today announced the first results in its search for dark matter. The results, presented by AMS spokesperson Professor Samuel Ting in a seminar at CERN 2 , are to be published in the journal Physical Review Letters.

Astronomy / Space Science - 07.09.2012
ATV-4 Albert Einstein begins the first leg of its journey to the ISS
Bern, 07.09.2012 - The European Automated Transfer Vehicles (ATVs) are an important element of the supply logistics for the International Space Station (ISS).

Physics - Astronomy / Space Science - 13.08.2012
LHC experiments bring new insight into matter of the primordial universe
Geneva, 13 August 2012. Experiments using heavy ions at CERN 's Large Hadron Collider (LHC) are advancing understanding of the primordial universe. The ALICE, ATLAS and CMS collaborations have made new measurements of the kind of matter that probably existed in the first instants of the universe. They will present their latest results at the Quark Matter 2012 conference, which starts today in Washington DC.

Astronomy / Space Science - Physics - 25.07.2012
AMS experiment marks one year in space
Geneva, 25 July 2012. CERN today marked the first year in space for the  Alpha Magnetic Spectrometer (AMS) with a visit from the crew of the shuttle mission, STS-134 , that successfully delivered AMS to the  the  International Space Station (ISS) just over a year ago.

Astronomy / Space Science - 30.03.2012
Getting to the Moon on Drops of Fuel
The first prototype of a new, ultra-compact motor that will allow small satellites to journey beyond Earth's orbit is just making its way out of the EPFL laboratories where it was built.

Astronomy / Space Science - 15.02.2012
Cleaning up Earth’s orbit: A Swiss satellite to tackle space debris
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 - 18.12.2011
420 magical moments in space...
420 magical moments in space...
A new tool to calculate the orientation of a satellite with respect to the Earth, developed by EPFL students, will be on board a European Space Agency rocket scheduled to launch in March 2012.

Astronomy / Space Science - Economics / Business - 15.06.2011

Event - Astronomy / Space Science - 07.06.2011

Physics - Astronomy / Space Science - 23.05.2011
LHC Experiments Present New Results at Quark Matter 2011 Conference
LHC Experiments Present New Results at Quark Matter 2011 Conference Geneva, 23 May 2011. The three LHC experiments that study lead ion collisions all presented their latest results today at the annual Quark Matter conference, held this year in Annecy, France. The results are based on analysis of data collected during the last two weeks of the 2010 LHC run, when the LHC switched from protons to lead-ions.

Astronomy / Space Science - Physics - 27.04.2011
The AMS detector heads for the International Space Station
Update 16 May 2011: Shuttle Endeavour launched successfully at 14:56 CEST Update 10 May 2011: Shuttle launch delayed - launch now planned 16 May 2011.

Physics - Astronomy / Space Science - 18.08.2010
AMS experiment takes off for Kennedy Space Center
AMS experiment takes off for Kennedy Space Center Geneva, 18 August 2010 . The Alpha Magnetic Spectrometer (AMS), an experiment that will search for antimatter and dark matter in space, leaves CERN 1 next Tuesday on the next leg of its journey to the International Space Station. The AMS detector 2 is being transported from CERN to Geneva International Airport in preparation for its planned departure from Switzerland on 26 August, when it will be flown to the Kennedy Space Center in Florida on board a US Air Force Galaxy transport aircraft.

Physics - Astronomy / Space Science - 31.05.2010
Particle Chameleon Caught in the act of Changing
Researchers announced the first direct observation of a tau particle in a muon neutrino beam sent through the Earth from CERN, 730km away. This is a significant result, providing the final missing piece of a puzzle that has been challenging science since the 1960s, and giving tantalizing hints of new physics to come.

Physics - Astronomy / Space Science - 12.02.2010
AMS experiment embarks on first leg of mission into space
Geneva, 12 February 2010. The Alpha Magnetic Spectrometer (AMS) left CERN 1 this morning on the first leg of its journey to the International Space Station (ISS). A special convoy carrying the experiment is due to arrive at the European Space Agency's research and technology centre, ESTEC, at Noordwijk in the Netherlands in six days time.

Astronomy / Space Science - Health - 21.01.2010
  Mit dem Tiger forschen
Zurich - University of Zurich Die Universität Zürich und die Schweizer Luftwaffe haben ein weltweit einzigartiges Forschungsvorhaben in der Weltraummedizin gestartet.

Earth Sciences - Astronomy / Space Science - 19.01.2010
Dank Satellitenbildern Hilfe rascher am richtigen Ort
Zurich - University of Zurich Das Geographische Institut der Universität Zürich stellt nach dem Erdbeben in Haiti der Direktion für Entwicklung und Zusammenarbeit Satellitenkarten zur Verfügung.

Astronomy / Space Science - 13.01.2010
  Astrophysiker lösen Rätsel um «kalte-Dunkle-Materie-Katastrophe»
Zurich - University of Zurich Seit bald zwanzig Jahren versuchen Wissenschaftler den Widerspruch im Modell der kalten Dunklen Materie – die so genannte «kalte-Dunkle-Materie-Katastrophe» – aufzulösen.