Natural Sciences

Astronomy / Space Science

It is fascinating to see a streak of light across the sky, and never more so than those times of the year when the meteors fall to earth in such a multitude that they look like sparkling rain. The Geminid shower is such an event. Our researchers observed such -shooting stars- falling from the sky at their peak in mid-December thanks to cameras newly installed on top of one of the university buildings.

Physics - Jan 30

An international team of scientists from the University of Luxembourg, Berlin Institute for the Foundations of Learning and Data (BIFOLD) at TU Berlin and Google has now successfully developed a machine learning algorithm to tackle large and complex quantum systems. The article has been published in the renowned journal Science Advances.

Mathematics - Mar 21

Prof Jan De Beule from the Department of Mathematics and Data Science at VUB has received the 2022 Hall Medal from the Institute of Combinatorics and its Applications (ICA) for his extensive high-quality research.

Physics - Jan 26

What is behind dark energy - and what connects it to the cosmological constant introduced by Albert Einstein? Two physicists from the University of Luxembourg point the way to answering these open questions of physics.

On the occasion of the International Day for Women and Girls in Science proclaimed on February 11 by the United Nations General Assembly, discover the portrait and testimonies of UNamur scientists who conduct cutting-edge research in fields such as physics, chemistry, mathematics and computer science. Today: Manel Barkallah, Research and Teaching Assistant in the Faculty of Computer Science.

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