Dr. Sverre Aarseth of Cambridge University in England counts as the most renown computational stellar-dynamicist and the Astronomical Institute of Charles University hosted an international conference in his honour in December 2018.
The Czech Republic is one of the top 25 countries where the Americans head for studies. According to the report of the Institute of International Education there were nearly 5,000 American students in the Czech Republic and the country was ranked the 13th in the world and the 7th in the European ranking.
The worldwide recognized mathematician Jaroslav Nešetřil and his Hungarian colleagues from Eötvös Loránd University and Central European University in Budapest will study a mathematical theory of dynamic networks, which today influences all fields of science and technology.
The conservation project of St. Wenceslas Rotunda in Prague, winner of an EU Prize for Cultural Heritage / Europa Nostra Award 2018, Europe’s top honour in the field, was celebrated on 28 September at its premises.
The 22 year old student of the Faculty of Mathematics and Physics, Charles University, achieved the greatest success of his life when he got 6.5 points out of 9 games in Aracaju, Brazil and in the last round he beat the favoured Daniel Sadzikowski from Poland.
Investigation of new ways of building efficient, powerful and reliable heat engines is one of the most significant tasks in physics and engineering.
The summer school Gravity@Prague 2018 focuses on various aspects of the description of the gravitational interaction in different contexts stretching from cosmology to quantum gravity. It is beginning on Monday September 10 in lecture hall T1 in the Troja campus.
Ondřej Pejcha has received prestigious ERC Starting grant awarded by European Research Council. Funds will greatly boost current research project focusing on the interactions of binary stars
Prof. Serge Haroche, the 2012 Nobel Prize winner in physics, lectured in the refectory of the Faculty of Mathematics and Physics, Charles University at the Lesser Town Square on Thursday June 21st. Prof. Haroche and two other French Nobel Prize winners spent a day at the Faculty of Mathematics and Physics during their stay in Prague.
Prof. Eva Hajičová of the Institute of Formal and Applied Linguistics of the Faculty of Mathematics and Physics, Charles University, was awarded a prestigeous prize given by European Language Resources Association.
This year, the preservation project of St. Wenceslas Rotunda, implemented by the Faculty of Mathematics and Physics, Charles University, found itself among the winners of the most prestigious European award for monument preservation.
A week ago in the Big Assembly hall of Karolinum, Prof. Rolf-Dieter Heuer received an academic degree Doctor Honoris Causa for extraordinary scientific achievement and significant contribution to research development in cooperation with Charles University.
This article was submitted by Timea Udvarhelyi from Babes-Bolyai University Cluj-Napoca, Romania, for a competition held by the European Office of Charles University by the occassion of the 30th anniversary of the Erasmus programme. Timea Udvarhelyi studies Computer Science and is at present hosted by the Faculty of Mathematics and Physics of Charles University.
A search tool developed by Matfyz Computer Science students has scored another success, this time at the international competition ‘Video Browser Shutdown’ (VBS), which took place on 5 February in Bangkok, Thailand.
A year ago they achieved a historical milestone in artificial intelligence development. Martin Schmid and Matej Moravčík, doctoral students of the Faculty of Mathematics and Physics, were members of an international research team that participated in DeepStack program development, the very first program that beat human professional poker players. Both young scientists have been finishing their studies and since October they have been working on artificial intelligence for Google DeepMind enterprise in Canadian Edmonton.
It has been eight years since a unique collection of audio-visual recordings held by the USC Shoah Foundation was made available to the Czech public. These archival materials are being used by researchers, teachers, and students.