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Faster and smarter

PSI is pooling its expertise regarding the evaluation of research data in the new research division Scientific Computing, Theory and Data.

European map of aerosol pollution

Researchers have measured and determined the sources of aerosol pollution at 22 locations in Europe.

Hercules and batteries, X-rayed

With muons, PSI researchers can examine objects non-destructively. This helps in archaeology and battery development.

Power-to-gas system for energy independence

New technology provides synthetic natural gas for domestic heating

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