News tagged with transport

Who attempts to drive less?

Multiple factors, including structural, social and psychological motivators, contribute to whether a person attempts to drive less, and policy efforts to alter travel choices should address all factors, according ...

dateJun 04, 2014 in Social Sciences
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Pebbles that disrupt landscapes

Transported by water or wind, sediments have a significant impact on the environment, and we cannot really quantify the magnitude of these events. A doctoral student at EPFL has proposed a new mathematical ...

dateMay 23, 2014 in Environment
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Nanoscale heat flow predictions

Physicists are now designing novel materials with physical properties tailored to meet specific energy consumption needs. Before these so-called materials-by-design can be applied, it is essential to understand their characteristics, ...

dateMay 07, 2014 in Nanophysics
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News media challenge ban on journalism drones

More than a dozen media organizations challenged the U.S. government's ban on the use of drones by journalists Tuesday, saying the Federal Aviation Administration's position violates constitutional free press ...

dateMay 06, 2014 in Other
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