Studying peculiar properties of a long known metallic material researchers have chanced upon a new particle. It is related to the so-called Weyl fermions that the mathematician Hermann Weyl predicted almost ninety years ago. Weyl had overlooked the particle, which could have interesting applications in electronics.
New Video: Physics of New Materials - Guided Tour
Physics of New Materials: Have a look into labs and scientific work of one of the 40 scientific groups at the Department of Physics.
“It's scarcely possible to grasp intuitively”
In November 1915, Albert Einstein presented the general theory of relativity. A symposium at ETH Zurich celebrates the 100th anniversary of this groundbreaking theory from 12 to 14 November.