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Next GoLP VIP Seminar by Peter A Norreys

On Thursday, 30th of March at 11:00 am, there will be a GoLP VIP Seminar by Peter A Norreys (University of Oxford). The event will take place at Anfiteatro Abreu Faro – Complexo I at IST. Title: Towards More Robust Ignition of Inertial Fusion Targets Abstract: Following the hugely significant 1.3 MJ fusion milestone at the National Ignition Facility (where the Lawson criterion was exceeded in a laboratory setting… Read more

Recent interview with Luis OS on Diário de Notícias

Luis OS recently emphasized the importance of integrating ethical considerations into scientific research in an interview with Diário de Notícias here. With technological advancements in fields like AI and biotechnology, the impact of scientific research on society has never been greater. According to Luis OS, it’s the responsibility of scientists to address the ethical dilemmas posed by new technology. Scientific education and training should… Read more

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