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Reducing the carbon footprint of concrete

The manufacturing of cement emits 8% of the world's COemissions. As achieving carbon neutrality is becoming increasingly urgent, what technologies can reduce the ecological footprint of this material and, therefore, of concrete?

15/09/2021

Science talks

“We are working to obtain biofuels and bioproducts from waste biomass” 

The principal objective of Dr. Raquel Iglesias Esteban’s research group is to contribute to the decarbonization of energy production systems and the development of the circular economy. 

09/09/2021

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Are space hotels viable?

Going on holiday to space sounds like a dream more typical of science fiction than real life. Now that private space flights are taking off, thanks to tycoons like Jeff Bezos and Richard Branson, will tourist accommodation in orbit be the next step?

08/09/2021

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When our data resides with the fish

Tech giants have located their data centres in chilly and sometimes unexpected locations—from an old mine in Norway to a Cold War nuclear bunker. Microsoft's strategy is to store its data on the seafloor. But are underwater data centres more efficient than those on the surface?

01/09/2021

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How the Internet extends across the sea floor

98% of all international Internet traffic flows through an immense network of undersea cables. This infrastructure crosses seas and oceans all over the globe to connect countries such as China and the United States, Portugal and India or South Africa and Malaysia.

25/08/2021

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