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Construction of the Ice Dome with a 10 meter diameter

A team of civil engineers from the Vienna University of Technology (TU Vienna) built an ice dome with 10 m diameter in Obergurgl using an ingenious construction method.

Prof. Alexia Fürnkranz-Prskawetz

The population is ageing – and demographic change is also altering working life. However, according to studies by Vienna University of Technology, the effects could well be…

Surfing the web can be dangerous

Social network sites such as Facebook, mySpace or Twitter are gaining popularity. But the web 2.0 faces us with new dangers. At the Vienna University of Technology (VUT),…

Not only eco-friendly, but also beautiful: Tomorrow’s electrical mobility will require suitable charging stations. At the Vienna University of Technology (VUT), the design and…

A flat wave (left) meets the specially shaped grid screen, which converts the electron beam into right-rotating and left-rotating vortex beams (top and bottom), and a middle beam that does not rotate. Similar to in a tornado, the rotation of the electron current is low internally.

Prof. Schattschneider from Vienna University of Technology (TU Vienna), together with colleagues from Belgium, is developing a method of producing rotating electron beams and…