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ELEKTRO 12/2016 was released on December 7th 2016. Its digital version will be available on January 6th 2017.

 

Topic: Measurement, measuring devices and measurement engineering; Testing and diagnostics

 

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Lithium traction batteries for electric mobility (final part 2)

SVĚTLO (Light) 6/2016 was released on December 5th 2016. Its digital version will be available on January 5th 2017.

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Colloquium Interiors 2016 – the fifth anniversary
Cooperation of indoor interior and lighting 

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New standards for road lighting

Electromagnetic Field: Can geeks get kids into science?

05.09.2014 | |

BBC News reported on last weekend’s successful Electromagnetic Field EMF 2014 event held near Bletchley, Milton Keynes. The three day event attracted nearly three times as many people as the previous event held in 2012. Of those attending 75 were children under 16. “Getting kids involved has been crucial,” said Jonty Wareing, one of the event’s volunteer organisers.

Dr Elpida Makrygianni, from UCL’s Engineering Sciences faculty is charged with engaging young people with science, she thinks the festival is an important place to be. “It’s the social context, the fact that it is in the countryside, a million miles from the stereotype of a sterile lab.” That preconception is one of the first obstacles that has to be overcome when trying to engage young people in science, she says, especially young women.

Read more at amsat-uk or the story at BBC website. Photogalery at Motherboard.