Fiona Moreno is not from France. But the French-speaking, Ph.D. student from Switzerland, says she was and still is startled by how confidently people deem her to be French, solely based on hearing her accent. The realization that many people aren’t aware of the diversity of the Francophone world prompted her to found the Francophone Community Partnership.
Members of the Dark Energy Survey have released the first in a series of maps that show the concentration of dark matter in the cosmos.
by Sarah Welsh
After a two-year hiatus, the Large Hadron Collider at the European Organization for Nuclear Research, or CERN, is gearing up for its second run. The LHC enabled the 2012 discovery of the Higgs boson, which gives mass to all particles, but the world’s most complicated scientific apparatus is far from finished
The idea of growing replacement tissue to repair an organ, or to swap it out for an entirely new one, is rapidly transitioning from science fiction to fact.
The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences today awarded the Nobel Prize in physics to theorists Peter Higgs and Francois Englert to recognize their work developing the theory of what is now known as the Higgs field, which gives elementary particles mass.
Spending a summer break in Switzerland may conjure images of scaling snow-covered Alps.
Two University of Pennsylvania professors have won the chance to pursue their research full-time this fall.
Peter Cappelli and Katherine Klein of the Wharton School are mentioned for participating in discussions about jobs and growth at the Davos conference in Switzerland.
Penn’s Fels Institute of Government Partners With Swiss Consulate to Present Panel Discussion on Public Debt Sept. 27
WHO: Joseph J. Minarik, senior vice president and director of research, The
Committee for Economic Development