A research team has observed structures racing out from the centre of a young star's debris disk at high speeds. It is still unclear what causes the phenomenon.
What physics students can learn from philosophers
Philosophical considerations do not take centre stage in a physics degree. However, a new seminar is providing physics students with an insight into the process of philosophical debate and reflection. This also teaches them about how their subject works and how new theories are formed.
12 professors at ETH Zurich appointed
Upon application of the President of ETH Zurich, Professor Lino Guzzella, at its meeting of September 23rd/24th 2015 the ETH-Board appointed 12 individuals as professors.