Author: Claas BierwischIn a Discrete Element Method (DEM) simulation angles of repose are analyzed which reveal static properties of a granular material. The theoretical maximum angle is related to the internal angle of friction of the material, $\phi = ... more
Author: Johannes Löhner-BöttcherA sunspot observation (NOAA11823) is shown. First the sunspot (HMI continuum intensity) rotates across the solar disk. Then the region is zoomed in and changes to the high-resolution observation of the Dunn Solar Telescope. Then t ... more
Author: Euronews KnowledgeEarth's magnetosphere is an invisible shield, protecting our planet from harmful solar radiation.
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Author: Euronews KnowledgeA euronews futuris feature from October 30, 2013.
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Author: Euronews KnowledgeThe universe was born 13.7 billion years ago with the Big Bang. But what was there before? Scientists are starting to get an answer thanks to the time-travelling Planck mission.
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Author: Christian KlinkeSynthesis of colloidal PbS nanosheets in a three-neck flask as it has been performed e.g. in T. Bielewicz et al. "Tailoring the height of ultrathin PbS nanosheets and their application as field-effect transistors", Small 11 (2015) ... more
Author: Christian KlinkeAnimation of a setup for the synthesis of colloidal nanoparticles, as it has been used for the synthesis of cadmium selenide nanoparticles e.g. in M. Meyns et al. "Shape evolution of CdSe nanoparticles controlled by halogen compou ... more
Author: Claas BierwischSimulation of a three point bending test of a silicon crystal. The upper cylinder is pushed downward in a path-controlled trajectory. On contact, the induced stresses on the upper and lower surface are discernible. Tensile stresse ... more
Author: Euronews KnowledgeFrom the Sun, the Moon and flames, to ultra-modern semiconductors, human history is inherently bound to light. In this special edition of Futuris, we meet scientists and engineers who are making our futures brighter.
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