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Crystalline supermirrors for trace gas detection in environmental science and medicine

In an international cooperation physicists from the University of Vienna, have succeeded for the first time in demonstrating high-performance laser mirrors that absorb less than ten out of a million photons.

18.05.2021 | [more]

University
Sabine Henry

Currently visiting: Sabine Henry

From April till July 2021, Sabine Henry is visiting professor at the Department of Geography and Regional Research. For more than twenty years, she has been interested in environmental migration in various contexts.

15.05.2021 | [more]

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Is the past (and future) there when nobody looks?

Quantum mechanics is famous for its indeterminism, but we can usually use probabilities to quantify our uncertainty about future observations.

14.05.2021 | [more]

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Gregory Perreault

Gregory Perreault: "Austria offers many opportunities"

Gregory Perreault of the Appalachian State University is Fulbright-Botstiber Visiting Professor. In the interview he talks about the study of digital journalism, especially the digitization among lifestyle journalists.

03.05.2021 | [more]

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Following the traces of carbon in the depths of the earth

Carbonates are probably the most important carriers of carbon in the interior of our Earth. However, what form they take in the depths of the Earth's mantle, and how they react there, is still largely unexplored.

30.04.2021 | [more]

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"A green world needs long-term climate policies"

Humankind faces its most severe crisis in the 21th century. Economist Alexandra Brausmann from the University of Vienna explains how the climate crisis affects the economy.

30.04.2021 | [more]

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The Escape Tricks of Active Matter - How to induce and inhibit transitions via self-propulsion

Rare transitions between long-lived metastable states are at heart of many processes in nature and technology. Researchers have now investigated the dynamics of such transitions for active matter.

29.04.2021 | [more]

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