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23.07.14Summer Series - Student projects (3). EPFL students have come up with two different boats to try to conquer the two rounds of a naval competition whose aim is to build energy-efficient boats. The public event begins today in Lausanne.
21.07.14Scientists at EPFL have developed a method for improving the catalysis of water-splitting reactions used for storing wind and solar energy. The method chemically peels off the outermost surface of a catalyst, thereby maximizing its active surface for the reaction.
16.07.14EPFL researchers have a better understanding of the asteroid Vesta and its internal structure, thanks to numerical simulations and data from the space mission Dawn. Their findings, published today in Nature, question contemporary models of rocky planet formation, including that of Earth.
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Why does inhaling helium change the voice’s pitch?
Back in September! Until the next edition of the EPFL café Scientifique, watch online the past editions.
The jury announced the Top 3 winning ideas of the “Nothing is lost… everything is transformed challenge”.
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