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The Jungfraujoch aerosol detectives

Aside from its stunning landscape, the Jungfraujoch also provides an ideal location to research the impact of aerosols on our climate.

The gold medal and a handshake from the Federal Councillor

SwissSkills names PSI electronics technician Melvin Deubelbeiss the best apprenticeship graduate in his field.

A warm intrusion in the Arctic causes extreme pollution levels

A piece of PSI history sets off on a long journey

Off to new shores – a high-tech component is on its way from PSI to Australia by sea. In future, it will be deployed at the Australian Synchrotron in Melbourne.

Combining forces for the energy transition

The Paul Scherrer Institute PSI and the start-up AlphaSYNT are piloting a new approach for storing energy in the form of methane gas.

Weird fossil is not our ancestor

X-ray light solves puzzle of human ancestry

The Paul Scherrer Institute, PSI, is the largest research institute for natural and engineering sciences within Switzerland.

The Paul Scherrer Institute

The Paul Scherrer Institute PSI is a research institute for natural and engineering sciences, conducting cutting-edge research in the fields of matter and materials, energy and the environment and human health. By performing fundamental and applied research, we work on sustainable solutions for the major challenges facing society, science and the economy.

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