PSI, Paul Scherrer Institute

PSI, Paul Scherrer Institute
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Location: Villigen
Affiliation : Conseil des EPF / ETH Rat
Physics Oct 10
With PSI's neutron beams, metal objects can be rendered transparent. This helps archaeologists not only to see what is hidden in their hollow spaces. With support from PSI scientists, they can also gain insights into how such ancient artefacts were made and how they can be preserved for posterity.
Physics Oct 4

The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2017 has been awarded to Jacques Dubochet of Switzerland, U.S.-based German scientist Joachim Frank, and Richard Henderson of the United Kingdom for the development of structural analysis of single biological molecules by means of cryo-electron microscopy.

Physics Sep 20

The interior of fossils and artefacts that are hundreds, thousands and yes, sometimes millions of years old can be examined at two PSI research facilities.

Physics Aug 23

An interview with Helena Van Swygenhoven-Moens - Using the large research facilities at PSI, Helena Van Swygenhoven-Moens examines the inner workings of metals.

Chemistry Sep 26

Light from the particle accelerator helps to understand ozone decomposition - A new experimental chamber coupled to the Swiss Light Source (SLS), a large-scale research facility of the Paul Scherrer

Physics Sep 14

For Aldo Antognini, physics and conviviality are in the blood - PSI researcher Aldo Antognini has received more than 2.2 million Swiss francs from the EU for his latest experiment.

Life Sciences Aug 17
Life Sciences

Because of their high nitrogen content, spent coffee grounds are a popular garden fertilizer. Recycled in this manner, they already contribute to an environmentally friendly waste management.

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