From the physics lab to the politics lab
Anyone who studies physics does not usually have a political career in mind. That was also the case for Barbara Schaffner - and then it turned out differently: Today, the 55-year-old brings her scientifically trained thinking to energy and transport policy as a member of the National Council.
Mathematics for smart travel by train
Many people use ticketing apps like EasyRide or Fairtiq for their public transport journeys. Silvia Steila uses her mathematical knowledge to ensure that the app always calculates the travel costs correctly.Immagine: Benedikt Vogel
A physicist creates enthusiasm for science!
Stimulating interest and arousing curiosity in scientific and technical disciplines is the main mission of the Espace des inventions in Lausanne. This interactive museum has been run for over 20 years by Emmanuelle Giacometti, a physicist by training...Immagine: Sara Jaquemet (photo)