News & Events

17.11.2014

Student Research Meeting on 18. December 2014

Student Research Meeting on 18. December 2014

The next Student Research Meeting takes place on 18. December 2014 from 09.30 - approx. 11.30 a.m. in room HIL C 10.2. All Physics Bachelor and Master students are invited to this informal get-together where they can can learn more about research opportunities in the Institute for Astronomy.  The goal of this meeting is to offer them the opportunity to learn more about our Institute, possible research topics appropriate for Semesterarbeit, as well as Masterarbeit options. Read more 

31.10.2014

Tomasz Kacprzak joins the group as a new posdoctoral fellow (October 2014)

Tomasz Kacprzak

Please join us in welcoming Tomasz Kacprzak who has recently joined our cosmology group as a postdoc. Tomek has just completed his thesis at University College London and is working on weak lensing, the Dark Energy Survey and cosmology, combining an expertise in both astronomy and machine learning. Read more 

24.06.2014

Soma De joins the group for a new postdoctorial fellowship (June 2014)

Soma De

Join us in welcoming Soma De, a new postdoc in our Cosmology Research group in the Institute for Astronomy. Soma was formerly a postdoc in Arizona and is working on cosmology, radioactive transfer, CMB, 21cm and various other topics. Read more 

20.06.2014

The Cosmology Research Group hosts the Swiss Cosmology Days 2014

Swiss Cosmology Days 2014

This year’s Swiss Cosmology Days took place on 6 & 7 February 2014 at ETH Zurich. The Swiss Cosmology Days are an initiative co-organized by Prof. Ruth Durrer (University of Geneva) & Prof. Alexandre Refregier (ETH Zurich). The aim of this meeting is to promote communication between Swiss Cosmologists & provide a platform for young PhD students & Postdocs to present their current research areas & results. We thank all our guests for joining! More info: http://www.cosmology.ch/ Read more 

Physics News

Dec 12, 2014

Pendel und Feuertornado

Kindervorlesung im grossen Physik-Hörsaal am Campus Hönggerberg Prof. Hans Rudolf Ott schaukelt durch den Hörsaal? Dr. Matthias George entfacht einen Feuertornado im Seminarraum? Prof. Hans-Arno Synal untersucht das Alter einer ganz speziellen Dame? ...

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Dec 12, 2014

TOP 10: Cosmic web filament discovery

Cosmic web filament discovery hailed among top ten breakthroughs in physics of 2014 An astronomical discovery made by Sebastiano Cantalupo, who recently returned to ETH as Oberassistant at the Institute for Astronomy, has been identified by “Physics ...

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Dec 12, 2014

Anmeldung Scientifica bis 30. Jan. 2015

Teilnahme an der Scientifica 4.-6. Sept. 2015 Thema: Licht               Anmeldung bis 30. Januar 2015: www.scientifica.uzh.ch Name: Scientifica/PW: sc2015 Für: Präsentation am Stand oder Kurzvorlesung 20 Min. Support: Regina Moser D-PHYS und Scienti ...

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Dec 5, 2014

D-PHYS Web Migration

Was ist der Stand der Web Migration? Link zum Stand der aktuellen Migration und Kurse zum Content Management System CMS CQ5, Newsletter etc. Die Webseiten des Departementes wird im Moment im Hintergrund migriert. Für Fragen dazu: Kommunikation D-PHYS ...

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Dec 3, 2014

Erfolgscocktail

Neue Klasse von Materialien Man nehme ultrakalte Kaliumatome, lege ein wabenförmiges Gitter aus Laserstrahlen darüber und schüttle alles im Kreis: Mit diesem Rezept gelang es ETH-Forschern, eine Idee aus dem Jahr 1988 für eine neue Klasse von Materia ...

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ETH News

19.12.2014

Of racing students and genetic circuits

2014

Programmable cells that can detect cancer, canyons on Mars that may have been formed by lava, and black holes catapulted out of the centre of a galaxy: ETH researchers made a name for themselves in 2014 with some outstanding scientific achievements and exciting hypotheses. It was also a politically charged year for all Swiss research institutions. As the year draws to a close, the ETH News editorial team looks back on some of the most memorable moments. Read more 

18.12.2014

ETH-Bibliothek document delivery service is admissible

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Libraries do not infringe copyright by delivering copies and scans of scientific publications, the Swiss Federal Supreme Court has concluded. This reverses the judgment of Zurich Commercial Court. Read more 

18.12.2014

ETH-Bibliothek document delivery service is admissible

ETH-Bibliothek

Libraries do not infringe copyright by delivering copies and scans of scientific publications, the Swiss Federal Supreme Court has concluded. This reverses the judgment of Zurich Commercial Court. Read more 

18.12.2014

An institute with a character all of its own

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The ETH Institute for Theoretical Studies (ETH-ITS) has really picked up speed since this summer, with six fellows devoting themselves to researching fundamental theories as guests of ETH Zurich. We paid them a visit. Read more 

17.12.2014

Science to aid independence in old age

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ETH Zurich is taking part in EIT Health, a new major EU research programme. As part of the project, more than 140 European companies and research institutes are developing solutions for problems in the field of health and old age. Read more 

 
 
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