The Platform Mathematics, Astronomy and Physics presents news, events and thematic overviews of national relevance on astronomy, space research, and physics, especially particle physics, for an interested general public. The focus is on activities by organisations of the network of the Swiss Academy of Sciences.
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Annual Assembly 2021
The 2021 annual meeting of the SGK/SSCr and general assembly will take place at the Department of Chemistry, University of Fribourg on Thursday 2nd of September 2021. Invited speakers from academia, selected oral presentations and a poster session will show recent developments in the field.
Wilhelm Conrad Röntgen Symposium
This public symposium is dedicated to the physicist Wilhelm Conrad Röntgen (1845 - 1923) and his vibrant legacy today. Röntgen studied mechanical engineering at the ETH Zürich and obtained his PhD in physics in 1869 from the University of Zürich. In 2020 his 175th birthday and the 125th anniversary of his discovery of X-rays should have been celebrated, but the event had to be shifted to 2021 due to the pandemic.
19th Swiss Geoscience Meeting 2021, Geneva
The Section of Earth and Environmental Sciences at the University of Geneva and the Platform Geosciences of the Swiss Academy of Sciences (SCNAT) cordially invite you to participate in the 19th Swiss Geoscience Meeting to be held on Friday, 19 November and Saturday, 20 November, 2021 in Geneva.