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Environment - Transport - 28.04.2014
The entire production path of
The entire production path of "solar" kerosene
With the first ever production of synthesized "solar" jet fuel, the EU-funded SOLAR-JET project has successfully demonstrated the entire production chain for renewable kerosene obtained directly from sunlight, water and carbon dioxide (CO2), therein potentially revolutionizing the future of aviation.

Transport - 27.01.2014
Managing rail disruptions more effectively
Managing rail disruptions more effectively
Commuters know only too well: the congested rail network is causing more and more incidents and delays. ETH doctoral candidate Steffen Schranil has developed a method that allows the duration of disruptions to be predicted early and reliably. Last year, the trains of Swiss Federal Railways (SBB) were frequently late.