News & Events

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 

18.06.2014

The Astrowoche takes place for the 41st time

Astrowoche 2014

This years Astrowoche took place for the 41st time, from 13 - 18 January 2014. Up to 20 students spent a week in the Berghaus Diavolezza at an altitude of 3000 observing natural and artificial celestial bodies and carrying out the corresponding calculations. Further information on the Astrowoche can be found on our website: http://www.astro.ethz.ch/education/Astrowoche. Read more 

17.06.2014

Alexandre Refregier participates at the ICS Career Fair

ICS Career Fair

On 6 December Prof. Alexandre Refregier participated in the ICS Career Fair. The ICS (inter-comunity school, Zurich) invited a wide range of professionals from architects to astrophysicists, CEOs, scientists, doctors and designers to speak and give information and advice to the school's older students as they consider their future study and career choices. Read more 

Physics News

Nov 20, 2014

Nationaler Zukunftstag am 13. Nov. 2014

Das Departement Physik bietet den Kindern am Nationalen Zukunftstag einen Einblick in die Welt der Berufslehre. Die Berufsbildungsverantwortlichen organisieren einen Postenlauf mit Hands-On in der Werkstatt und bieten so einen lebendigen Einblick in ...

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Nov 17, 2014

Training Condensed Matter Physics

We like to share the Information we got: Scottish Doctoral Training Centre in Condensed Matter Physics

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Nov 13, 2014

Wichtig! Abstimmen nicht vergessen

… Es würde die ETH in ihrer heutigen Form nicht mehr geben, warnt ETH-Chef Ralph Eichler     Argumentarium VSETH Argumente Ralp Eichler  

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Nov 13, 2014

Einladung Departements-Apéro 14. Jan. 2015

Der jährliche Departements-Apéro findet am Mittwoch 14. Januar 2015 im Siemens-Auditorium Erdgeschoss HIT-Gebäude statt. Es sind alle Mitarbeitenden des Departementes herzlich eingeladen. Zur Einladung             Bild Heidi Hostettler, ETH Zürich  

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Nov 12, 2014

Wie alt ist Mona Lisa? 30. Nov. 2014

Treffpunkt Science City, 30. November 2014, Hörsaal G7, 11:00-11:45 und 14:00-14:45 Wie alt ist Mona Lisa? – Atome lügen nicht… Vortrag für ein breites Publikum in Deutsch Radioaktive Atome werden ständig durch die kosmische Strahlung in der Atmosphä ...

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ETH News

24.11.2014

Effective learning with Wikibooks

Jennifer Rupp (D-MATL). (Bild: Giulia Marthalter/ETH Zürich)

Associate professor Thomas Haslwanter motivates his students to contribute to Wikibooks to create a written record of his course. Over the past six years, a 200-page compendium on the subject of sensory systems has emerged and is freely available on the internet. Read more 

21.11.2014

Three researchers of ETH Zurich receive a SNSF Starting Grant

Jennifer Rupp (D-MATL). (Photo: Giulia Marthaler/ETH Zurich)

Jennifer Rupp, Karsten Borgwardt and Joao Matos have received a SNSF Starting Grant. The funding level, duration and funding conditions are in line with those of the European Research Council (ERC). Read more 

20.11.2014

Philipp Grohs receives Latsis Prize

Philipp Grohs. (Photo: Giulia Marthaler / ETH Zurich)

The 33-year-old Assistant Professor Philipp Grohs is to be awarded the ETH Zurich Latsis Prize. He is being honoured for his achievements in applied mathematics. The award ceremony will take place on ETH Day. Read more 

19.11.2014

A jettisoned black hole?

SDSS1133

Astronomers have discovered an object in space that might be a black hole catapulted out of a galaxy. Or it might be a giant star that is exploding over an exceptionally long period of several decades. In any case, one thing is certain: this mysterious object is something quite unique, a source of fascination for physicists the world over because of its potential to provide experimental confirmation of the much-discussed gravitational waves predicted by Albert Einstein. Read more 

19.11.2014

A jettisoned black hole?

SDSS1133

Astronomers have discovered an object in space that might be a black hole catapulted out of a galaxy. Or it might be a giant star that is exploding over an exceptionally long period of several decades. In any case, one thing is certain: this mysterious object is something quite unique, a source of fascination for physicists the world over because of its potential to provide experimental confirmation of the much-discussed gravitational waves predicted by Albert Einstein. Read more 

 
 
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