Forthcoming Events

16.12.2021 - 21.12.2021, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA
01.06.2022 - 30.06.2022, Grindelwald, Switzerland
27.06.2022 - 29.06.2022, University College London, UK

News

NCCR MUST at Scientifica 2021- Lightning, organic solar cells, and virtual molecules
#NCCRWomen- NCCR MUST celebrates 50 years women’s right to vote in Switzerland
Kick-Off dynaMENT Mentoring for Women in Natural Sciences- with Ursula Keller as plenary speaker
Four new scientific highlights- by MUST PIs Chergui / Milne / Beaud / Staub, by Wolf / Röthlisberger, by Wörner, and Keller
Photon Science Roadmap- for Research Infrastructures 2025-2028 by the Swiss Photon Community
Proof of concept ERC Grant for Ursula Keller Dual-comb laser driven terahertz spectrometer for industrial sensing (DC-THz)
Majed Chergui - elected to the European Academy of Sciences
Ruth Signorell - elected to the European Academy of Sciences
Farewell and Welcome!Chris Milne leaves for the European XFEL, Camila Bacellar takes over
SY-GAIA expedition - measures aerosols in the North-Atlantic

SY-GAIA expedition

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Aerosols play an important role in the physics of the atmosphere and in the formation of droplets that form clouds. They are one of the players in the processes that govern global warming. An aerosol detector taken density measurements aboard Gaia during the summer of 2020. The contribution these measurements can make to understanding the atmosphere is described here.

Fabian Lachmann and Timothy Bywater - students of the Kantonschule Wohlen - analyzed the data from the erosol detector developed by Jean-Pierre Wolf and Jérôme Kasparian (Applied Physics Group of the University of Geneva) and placed on the Gaia sailboat sailing from La Rochelle to Scotland in summer 2020. They used this data to write their graduation thesis and present here a summary of their remarkable work.


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