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12 October 2020

Three NWO grants for earth observation

02 October 2020

Triceratops ‘Skull 21’ exhibition

The restoration of a Triceratops skull is the subject of an exhibition at the Science Centre Delft from October 3. The skull – dubbed ‘Skull 21’ - formed part of the collection at the Mineralogical & Geological Museum brought together by staff of the former faculty of Mining (now Geoscience & Engineering). The skull was damaged when it was transported from Wyoming (USA) to the Netherlands in 1950 and has now been restored to its former glory.

02 October 2020

Professorship Coastal Structures for Marcel van Gent at TU Delft

The TU Delft executive board has appointed Dr. Marcel van Gent as professor of Coastal Structures. This addition to the Hydraulic Engineering department will further boost the cooperation between the university, Deltares and the hydraulic engineering sector.

18 September 2020

No world record longest crate bridge for Delft

After one year of preparations and weeks of construction, a team of Civil Engineering students tried to build the longest bridge ever made out of crates. The 30 meter long bridge, that consisted of 0.0 beer crates, was supposed to break the world record of TU Eindhoven students.

14 September 2020

Antarctica: cracks in the ice

In recent years, the Pine Island Glacier and the Thwaites Glacier on West-Antarctica has been undergoing rapid changes, with potentially major consequences for rising sea levels.

14 September 2020

Svalbard glaciers much more vulnerable to warming since mid-1980s

Most of Svalbard’s glaciers have lost their protective firn layer, which leaves the ice much more vulnerable to summer melt.

08 September 2020

New land subsidence map reveals the Netherlands’ (in)stability

Lopsided houses, subsiding streets, shifting dykes and nature reserves stricken by drought. In the years ahead, there will need to be some serious investment in maintenance by citizens, businesses and government.

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