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News

The world's shortest laser pulse- pulse duration of 43 attoseconds (Hans Jakob Wörner)
Sicherer durchs Gewitter fliegen- flying safely through lightning (Jean Pierre Wolf)
Successful Gender and Science Meeting 2017- 80 participants, lively discussions, and inspiring talks, news item on D-PHYS
ERC Starting Grant for Ulrich LorenzVisualizing the Conformational Dynamics of Proteins ...
Ambizione awards for three current and former MUST researchers- Axel Schild, Arianna Marchioro and Dmitry Momotenko
OSA - Women of Light: A Special Program for Women in Optics, with Ursula Keller
Gender and Science Meeting 2017- news item on D-PHYS website
STC2017 - Big data in chemistry - Basel- Deadline for registration August 1
Führen in Hochschulen- new book by Springer, including an interview with Ursula Keller by Andrea Eichholzer

Wie man Blitze am besten ableiten kann

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Jean-Pierre Wolf at the university of Geneva investigates whether a mobile laser can be used to divert lightning. Scientists try to guide lightning strikes on a preset path by aiming a laser in the thunderstorm cloud (on Bayerische Rundfunk: Rundschau, 29.8.2017, in German).

Die Universität Genf untersucht ob ein mobiler Laser helfen kann Blitze abzuleiten. Wissenschaftler versuchen Blitze auf eine gezielte Bahn zu lenken und mit einem Laser direkt in die Gewitterwolke zu schießen.


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