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Roger Penrose: Nobel Prize, physics, art and the Dutch connection

Roger Penrose, the winner of the Nobel Prize for Physics in 2020, has also contributed to the field of arts. His scientific research borrows from his artistic work, and there is a Dutch connection where the two domains intersect.

Hygiene during the pandemic: Discipline or practice?

Countries differ in the austerity of their Corona-related measures. As the summer arrived, many countries relaxed the measures. Now, however, rumors of new lockdown...

Utrecht researchers to develop app to predict plastic movement at sea

World Conservation Day has become the focal point for the Galapagos Plastic Free project, which aims to make the Galapagos Islands the first ecosystem...

Human antibody developed to tackle corona virus

Researchers from Utrecht University, together with fellow researchers from Erasmus MC and biotech company Harbor BioMed, have developed a human antibody that can inhibit...

Pint of Science brings science to the pub

The Pint of Science is being organized in the Netherlands for the second time from 20 to 22 May. During this festival, which takes...

Utrecht celebrates International Day of Women and Girls in Science

Today the United Nations, partners worldwide, women and girls will mark the International Day of Women and Girls in Science. Recent studies suggest that 65...

National Science Weekend in Utrecht

  Thousands of visitors have experienced what it would be like to be a scientist at Utrecht University this weekend. Celebrating the Weekend of Science, the...

Algorithmic superstructures theme at this years IMPAKT FESTIVAL

Algorithmic Superstructures… What are they? What I do know is that they are taking over our lives. Algorithms know what you do, do you want to know...

Utrecht University ranked second in the World

Researchers from Utrecht University are ranked second in the Geography category of the Academic Ranking of World Universities (also known as the Shanghai Ranking)....

Utrecht welcomes centre for cancer research

According to Hans Clevers, a national centre for cancer research is to be set up in Utrecht. The president of the Royal Netherlands Academy...

Hawking speaks in Utrecht: ‘every citizen should indulge in the fundamentals of Science’

"Every citizen must delve into the fundamental theories of science to prevent being mislead by experts," explained world renowned physicist and astronomist Stephen Hawking to his...

Stephen Hawking arrives in Utrecht

The globally renowned British scientist Stephen Hawking arrived in Utrecht on Wednesday evening. Organizing members of the student union, A-Eskwadraat, welcomed Hawking and his...

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Silence, peace, and quiet are privileges. They are also part of a healing process. Nature has its own way of healing. The total silence...