• 2016
  • magazine
  • Swiss National Science Foundation
  • Swiss Academies of Arts and Sciences

Weapons: making, selling and using them

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Swiss legislators are currently debating dual-use goods, such as the kitchen knife, the perfect example of a product that is both utensil and weapon. They’re trying to find a solution to the inevitable moral issues that arise out of legislating the arms trade, in particular defining categories of military goods and of authorised export-destination countries.

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Portrait of Leonhard Euler (1707-1783), painted by Emanuel Handmann 1753.
  • 21.07.2016
  • Swiss Academies of Arts and Sciences
  • Swiss National Science Foundation
  • news

The Mozart of mathematics

After more than a hundred years, the publication of the collected works of Leonhard Euler is finally nearing completion. But the archives of this great mathematician from Basel still have much more to offer.

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Publisher

Swiss National Science Foundation

Publisher

Swiss Academies of Arts and Sciences

Languages

English, German, French