"We have reached the finale but we are not done yet” – International Year of Light comes to a close in Hungary
The remarkable year saw numerous initiatives launched that by now have a life of their own. These initiatives and the results of the past few years were the main focus of organisers and participants during this closing event held at the Ceremonial Hall of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences.
The 3rd World Congress on Glycation & Maillard Reaction to take place at the Hungarian Academy of Sciences between 26-27 May, 2016.
A Hungarian research group has gone far beyond the benefits of retina implants by compelling the brain itself to see. We talked with the group’s leader, ERC winner Balázs Rózsa about light-sensitive nerve cells, an optogenetic revolution and a window opening on the brain which could even help restore the vision of blind people.
The signing of this significant bilateral agreement between the Hungarian Academy of Sciences and the Fulbright Commission serves to strengthen the scientific cooperation between American and Hungarian researchers.
Astronomers have identified the celestial body (225088) 2007 OR10 and according to calculations made by the Kepler and Herschel space telescopes it is the third largest dwarf planet of the Solar System.
Miklós Abért, a mathematician at Alfréd Rényi Institute of Mathematics of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences, reveals how he won an ERC grant in 2015. During the interview made by the ERC he also advises on what to bear in mind when applying for a grant.
Among other things, coffee, cacao, apples, and mustard will be missing from our tables if the destruction of pollinator species continues. With the participation of MTA Ecological Research Centre the first comprehensive international report was made on the situation of pollinators. According to the document, without pollinators about half of food raw materials can perish and the life of millions can be at risk.
The purpose of the Lendület (‘Momentum’) Research Group for Computational Latin Dialectology is to intensify and possibly complete the research carried out in the OTKA-project “Computerized Historical Linguistic Database of Latin Inscriptions of the Imperial Age” so far, which aims at developing and digitally publishing a comprehensive, computerized historical linguistic database that contains and manages the Vulgar Latin material of the inscriptions found in some European areas of the Roman Empire.
Two black holes collided in a galaxy far away. During the event, an unprecedented amount of energy was released. The energy, equivalent to three thousand supernova explosions, was taken away by gravitational waves as predicted by Einstein a hundred years ago, and was possible to detect directly for the first time, which precisely depicted the dramatic circumstances of the collision.
Danube conference at the Academy: studies on the rehabilitation of Szigetköz and Csallóköz first presented
In the main Building of MTA, Hungarian and Slovak researchers evaluated the research reports carried out by the experts of the two countries from 2008 to 2013.
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