Bertrand Piccard “There is big resistance to the energy transition in Switzerland”


Bertrand Piccard has twice made memorable global circumnavigations: our only limitations are in our minds, he tells

Citizen science When science class produces real-world results


Data from school science projects can become a unique and powerful resource for scientists.

Lost in the cold Raptors in the grips of winter

A harsher winter is making life difficult for Switzerland’s owls and birds of prey. They are unable to find food because the ground is frozen and ...

What’s the weather like? The art of weather forecasting – from high tech to ants

Where once people relied on local folklore and observation, now satellites and supercomputers are used to analyse and predict the weather.