Night of the Science – Find the mistake, July 7-8, 2012

Night of the Science – Find the mistake, July 7-8, 2012

Like two years ago, the Section of Physics, the Physiscope and MaNEP, animated stands during this popular event. This year’s thema was Find the mistake! More information

Discussion about nanotechnologies with specialists – April 30

Discussion about nanotechnologies with specialists – April 30

In the context of the touring exhibition about nano- technologies organised by the Fédération Romande des Consommateurs (FRC) in collaboration with UNIL, Prof. Christoph Renner (UNIGE) will participate in the café scientifique of April prepared by the association « Bancs publics ». This discussion on nanotechnologies will take place at the Musée d’histoire des Sciences of Geneva…

Arts et sciences au diapason de la supraconductivité

Arts et sciences au diapason de la supraconductivité

L’Université de Genève (UNIGE) et le Pôle de recherche national MaNEP ouvrent demain pour le grand public le deuxième volet des festivités liées au centenaire de la découverte de la supraconductivité par une série d’événements unissant la physique, les arts plastiques et les arts de la scène. A Uni Mail, l’exposition Supra100 met en résonance les explications scientifiques de…

The PhysiScope was open to the general public from 8 to 20 April

To celebrate the centenary of the discovery of superconductivity, MaNEP and the University of Geneva joined forces to offer a number of festive events for the general public. To commemorate the day Superconductivity was officially discovered, 8th April 2011, the PhysiScope opened its doors and welcomed the general public to join in a fun workshop,…

La supraconductivité: une révolution physique centenaire

La supraconductivité: une révolution physique centenaire

Tandis que les matériaux classiques de l’électronique atteignent leurs limites, les supraconducteurs possèdent un formidable potentiel. A l’occasion des cent ans de la découverte de la supraconductivité, l’Université de Genève (UNIGE), le Pôle de recherche national MaNEP et le CERN s’allient pour faire découvrir au grand public ce phénomène physique empreint de magie. Imaginez un monde où les véhicules…

Physics had no limits during the Night of the Science 10 and 11 July, 2010

The Night of Science took place in Geneva from Saturday 10 to Sunday 11 July. The event, organised by the entire School of Physics, was a great success with the public who came out in force. MaNEP, the Section of Physics and the PhysiScope joined forces to develop this event and enhance physics in Geneva….

Open House at the Physiscope for the 450th anniversary of the University of Geneva

During the open House organized to celebrate the 450th anniversary of the University of Geneva, the future students of the canton are invited to come and discover activities of the different faculties and centers of research. MaNEP and the Physics section will open its doors and demonstrate various experiments in the Physiscope. A guided tour…

Cité des métiers et des formations – Exploring Physics at the University of Geneva’s stand

MaNEP and the University of Geneva’s Physics section will be present at the Cité des métiers from 24 to 29 November, at Palexpo. This event offers a large panorama of training in the Geneva region. Our researchers and scientists will offer fun experiments and demonstrations linked to modern physics, for example levitating objects and particles detectors.  Date:…

Next generation piezoresistive sensors presented at TechConnect

On February 15, Prof. Christoph Renner’s (MaNEP-Geneva) IP Submission entitled “Piezo-pinch – next generation piezoresistive sensors” was accepted for presentation at the TechConnect (www.techconnect.org) meeting in May. The venue will take place at the George R. Brown Convention Center, Houston, Texas. This is an encouraging result for his technology, which should provide excellent opportunities for promotion….

The PhysiScope officially launched

A MaNEP-initiated outreach project to promote physics, the PhysiScope was officially inaugurated this month at the University of Geneva. About 200 people, including several Geneva officials and staff members, attended the events on October 3rd and 16th. More inormation: www.physiscope.ch, une initiative MaNEP

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