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  • MTA Deputy General Secretary Meets a Representative of One of the Top Research Financing Agencies in the USA

    MTA Deputy General Secretary Meets a Representative of One of the Top Research Financing Agencies in the USA

    How to widen scientific relations, extend the opportunities of the MTA Momentum Program, and support holders of USA scholarships through partners in Hungary were on the agenda in the discussions between Beáta Barnabás, MTA Deputy General Secretary and Bonnie Thompson, the program manager of the National Science Foundation.

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  • „Hungarian researchers' and students' attitude is exemplary

    „Hungarian researchers' and students' attitude is exemplary"

    Gareth John Dyke joined MTA-DE Lendület Behavioural Ecology Research Group thanks to MTA's Visiting Scientist Program. The British paleontologist, invited by Zoltán Barta, head of the research group, will be working with the group for a whole year. His research throws new light on the evolution of flight, and theories on the relation between birds and dinosaurs.

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  • Butterflies detect the world with mathematical precision

    Butterflies detect the world with mathematical precision

    The discovery made and reported in the prestigious Optics Express by the staff of MTA Research Centre for Natural Sciences has the promise of a number of application areas ranging from flat TV screens to biosensors. The publication from the staff of MTA TTK MFA Department of Nanostructures is another milestone in the study of nanostructures that make the wings of the Lycaenidae family of butterflies blue.

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  • From the Ice Age to Current Cyanide Pollution Events – environmental research by MTA Atomki

    From the Ice Age to Current Cyanide Pollution Events – environmental research by MTA Atomki

    The climate changes and the transformation of the soil, the flora and the fauna in the past millennia just as the traces of recent environmental catastrophes may be reconstructed in one of the most important projects run by the Ede Hertelendi Laboratory of Environmental Studies of MTA Atomki. Staff will soon analyse the samples of the water and the mud taken from Lake Bukura in the Retyezát Mountains.

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  • „I have brought home the knowledge, experience and attitude that I obtained in the USA

    „I have brought home the knowledge, experience and attitude that I obtained in the USA"

    The Momentum research team of Nándor Gábor Than at the MTA Research Centre for Natural Sciences aims to explore and characterize the signal transduction pathways that play a key role in the development of miscarriages and other pregnancy complications. Back from the USA, Dr. Than hopes that his team's findings may facilitate the rise of personalized medicine.

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  • Cracow international conference limelights geography’s shift towards global approach

    Cracow international conference limelights geography’s shift towards global approach

    Climate change and characteristics of local and regional development dominated the agenda of the recent regional conference of the International Geographical Union (IGU). Entitled “Changes – Challenges – Responsibility,” the conference was held in Cracow, Poland. Researchers of the MTA Research Centre for Astronomy and Earth Sciences were also present.

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  • Paleontological evidence helps improving climate model hindcasts

    Paleontological evidence helps improving climate model hindcasts

    The Research Group for Paleontology at MTA-MTM-ELTE and the staff of MTA Centre for Ecological Research have jointly reported two academic achievements recently which, by using paleontological methods, contributes to the description of past climatic changes and improves precision of modelsforecasting climate changes. The papers are published by the prestigious journals Geology and Nature Communications.

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  • Quantum cryptography and quantum computers – correlations in quantum systems

    Quantum cryptography and quantum computers – correlations in quantum systems

    The results of the international research team in Spain among which MTA Atomki researcher Tamás Vértesi is a collaborator, may be used in information science, metrology, and industrial processes. The findings of the scientists studying potential applications of the laser light have been recently reported in Science.

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  • New Members from Hungary in Academia Europaea

    New Members from Hungary in Academia Europaea

    Seven Hungarians, three academicians and four Doctors of MTA have been elected to become members of Academia Europaea (AE). With that addition of those seven scientists the total number of Hungarians working for AE, established in 1988, is now 91.

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  • "Works of Science and Literature Put in New Perspective”

    MTA Momentum funded literary historian Farkas Gábor Kiss and his research team at Eötvös University are to map out the networking system of the early Humanistic New Age in Europe. Latin texts written between 1420 and 1620 on the territory of the Kingdom of Hungary will be scrutinised and the publication of the texts and an English language encyclopaedia of several hundred humanist authors are contemplated.

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