The platform MAP incorporates societies and scientifique bodies dedicated to the areas of mathematics, astronomy and physics. It supports the organisations’ activities and coordinates and promotes research and education in the field of mathematics, astronomy and physics.

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This page provides an overview of all news, events and publications in the fields of mathematics, astronomy and physics in Switzerland.


The experimental setup at the cyclotron - DIAMON

“Strange animals” in the spotlight

When protons or ions collide with targets or each other, they produce lots of new particles. Some of these are wanted, some are unwanted, but whatever their desired status –

Image: U. Bern
La Palma, 2019 - ESFRI Workshop on the Future of RIs in the European Research Area

Switzerland excluded from European planning of research infrastructures

The European Strategy Forum on Research Infrastructures (ESFRI) was created to support a coherent and strategy-oriented approach to policy making in the area of major research infrastructures in Europe. As

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Atmosphäre der Erde

Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics ACP Award 2022

At the occasion of the Swiss Geoscience meeting in Lausanne in November 2022, the ACP Award for Atmospheric Research was presented to Lea Beusch for her PhD thesis ‘MESMER –

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