The TU Delft Solar Boat Team presents the design of the first Dutch solar boat for the open sea
For the first time in Dutch history, the TU Delft Solar Boat Team is taking the step to develop a solar boat for the sea. It will be a trimaran, a boat with three hulls, which will completely control the ocean on solar energy. On Tuesday evening, January 15, the team presented the new design of the boat. With this boat, they plan to win the world championship for solar boats in Monaco this summer and to break a world record by crossing The Channel as the fastest solar boat in the world.
New robotics fieldlab opens doors on TU Delft Campus
Science prizes won by women ‘offer less cash and prestige’ (Source THE)
Analysis of awards in biology and biomedical sciences between 1968 and 2017 suggests women increasingly likely to win prizes for ‘service’ over research. Women who win prizes for their scientific endeavours receive less money and prestige than their male counterparts, according to an analysis highlighting the gender gap in scholarly recognition.
The Hague worst hit in the case of extreme precipitation
A new precipitation index compares the risks that different cities face from extreme rainfall. In The Netherlands, The Hague will be affected most.