LTA : a new technology platform to reinforce enterprises’ innovation

LTA : a new technology platform to reinforce enterprises’ innovation

The Laboratory of Advanced Technology (LTA) is a joint platform of the University of Geneva and the HES-SO Genève designed to reinforce the interactions between academic institutions and industries, essential for the emergence of innovative technologies. The LTA provides small, medium and large companies with original technical solutions, complementing existing initiatives supporting businesses. This new…

L’Oreille des Kids

L’Oreille des Kids

Experience physics directly, slip into the skin of researchers and become the actor of exciting experiences, this is the aim of the broadcast l’Oreille des Kids which transposes the approach of the PhysiScope to television. This fruitful collaboration with the Swiss TV channel RTS encourages 7-10 years old children to embrace the major principles of…

SUPRA100 at the Galerie Eurêka

SUPRA100 at the Galerie Eurêka

A travelling exhibition SUPRA100 is a travelling art & science exhibition dedicated to superconductivity. It presents in an original way this phenomenon of great technological promise for the future. Furthermore, SUPRA100 is a very unique vector to reach the public. It brings people normally not interested in science in contact with active scientists and contemporary…

Supersunday : fascinating Supra, February 3, 2013

For the time of an afternoon, visitors of all ages were invited to get familiar with the world of superconductivity. Nothing is better than experimentation to approach the phenomenon which challenges intuition and keeps a part of mystery even for physicists. In company of researchers of the PhysiScope and animators of the Muséum, workshops and…

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

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:…

The PhysiScope in Nature Materials

The PhysiScope in Nature Materials

The PhysiScope appears this month in the prestigious review Nature Materials. It is the subject of a three-page feature in the « Commentary » section and of the editorial entitled « Lessons in science education ». The article was requested by the magazine’s editors and written by the PhysiScope’s director Prof. Christoph Renner. This demonstrates…

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