TU Delft

Biobridge arrives at TU Eindhoven
Oct 25 '16 16:25

The world's first bridge built out of completely biological materials - mostly hemp and flax - was placed on the Dommel on the TU Eindhoven campus. The 14 meter long bridge weighs only 1,500 kilograms - four times less than a conventional bridge, the Telegraaf reports.

"All materials are one hundred percent organic, the 'ingredients' of the bio-composite are bio-fiber, bio-resins and bio-foam. Except for the steel bolts", TU/e researcher and project manager Rijk Blok said to the newspaper.

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Sep 22 '16 09:43

For the first time ever 13 Dutch universities made it onto the Top 200 of the Times Higher Education World University Ranking, which was published on Wednesday. Though a number of the Netherlands' universities did have to settle for a lower position than they had last year

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Sep 5 '16 14:45

The four technical universities in the Netherlands are demanding more money from the government. If more funds aren't made available soon, they'll have to stop taking new students, the universities said to AD.nl. Minister Jet Bussemaker of Education in principle has no problem with this, she said to NOS.

Aug 25 '16 09:21

The first NS train that comes with a bathroom featuring both a toilet and a urinal is debuting next week. The urinal is an attempt to keep the toilet cleaner, and therefore more pleasant to use

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Aug 19 '16 15:10

Scientists at TU Delft sharply criticized the conclusions of a study into the risk of earthquake damage to homes and buildings on the edge of the Groningen gas field. The scientists found that the number of buildings examined in the study was too small to make a general statement or draw a conclusion

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Jul 19 '16 12:16

A team of TU Delft scientists developed the the physically smallest hard drive ever to exist in the world so far. The hard disk has a storage capacity of 80 terabits, about 500 times more than is currently commercially available, and each bit consists of only one chlorine atom

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May 31 '16 16:00

Canadian investor Chrysalix Venture Capital is teaming up with robotics center RoboValley in Delft to invest 100 million euros into robotics-startups with the new RoboValley Investment Fund

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May 18 '16 09:15

Construction workers are attempting to place a new deck on the Koninging Juliana Bridge in Alphen aan den Rijn on Wednesday. This is the second attempt to do so.

Apr 5 '16 12:50

A new Rembrandt, painted nearly four centuries after the famous Dutch artist's death, was unveiled in Amsterdam art gallery Looiersgracht 60 on Tuesday. The portrait of a Caucasian man with a white collar and a hat was not painted by an understudy or fan, but by a computer based on Rembrandt's complete works.

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Mar 29 '16 07:42

More than 50 years after one of the most famous prison breaks in history, three Dutch scientists reenacted the escape from Alcatraz. After numerous computer simulations, they made the trip between Alcatraz island and San Francisco on a boat made of raincoats, and concluded that it was possible that the three infamous prisoners survived the escape in 1962

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Feb 29 '16 14:35

Researchers at TU Delft, in collaboration with Eneco, will be testing rechargeable batteries to power houses in three separate projects. The researchers will look at the home batteries usability for intelligent power management, how well they work charging electric vehicles and their direct current technology, the university announced.

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Jan 25 '16 10:42

A team of TU Delft students will be presenting their hyperloop-demo in Texas this weekend for the Elon Musk hyperloop competition

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Jan 21 '16 11:19

Seven young Dutch people worked their way onto American business magazine Forbes' 30 under 30 list - the list in which Forbes introduces new up-and-coming talent to its readers.

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Dec 4 '15 16:10

The Technical University Delft continued with extra security measures on Friday due to a threat to the university. Police officers are present at the university and students who want to use the library or aula are subject to a bag check

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Dec 3 '15 15:28

Thousands of TU Delft students underwent random bag checks at the entrances of the university on Thursday after a threat was received.

Nov 23 '15 08:04

An open letter to parliament called on the Netherlands' politicians to close all 11 operating coal plants in the country. According to the 64 professors who wrote the letter, deciding to close the coal plants will send a clear signal in the run-up to the climate summit in Paris next week.

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Nov 17 '15 09:14

The Dutch student who was injured when terrorists attacked a terrace in Paris on Friday, ran through a "hail of gunfire" to reach safety. He only realized that he had a bullet in his back some time later, not feeling the pain while running for his life.

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Nov 16 '15 08:40

One of the three Dutch people injured in the Paris attacks, is a 20 year old TU Delft student from Geleen, multiple sources confirmed to Limburg media on Sunday.

Oct 29 '15 15:10

A team of five TU Delft students are working on 3D-printing a bicycle. Advantages of a 3D printed bicycle is that the bike can be made exactly every individual's specifications and it is cheaper than a traditional bike.

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Oct 22 '15 10:25

Wednesday was a big day for Technical University Delft. Not only did the university get a record enrollment of 5 thousand new students and a team of scientists led by professor Ronald Hanson of the university publish a paper challenging Albert Einstein on a quantum theory - the TU Delft Nuon Solar Team also won the Bridgestone World Challenge.

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Oct 22 '15 10:02

An experiment done by TU Delft supports the quantum theory that the observation of an object instantaneously has an affect on another object, even if it is very far away. In 1935 Einstein refused to accept the latter part of the theory - the distance - calling it a "spooky influence at a distance".

DARE rocket launch Spain
Oct 16 '15 15:55

After the failure to launch their Stratos II+ on Thursday, students from TU Delft will attempt the record-breaking re-launch on Friday at 16:00. After the launch over the Atlantic Ocean from the south of Spain, the rocket is expected to travel to a height of around 50 kilometers at a speed of around 3,000 kilometers per hour, laying claim to a new European record.

DARE rocket launch Spain
Oct 15 '15 17:05

The scheduled launch of a Stratos II+ rocket in southern Spain failed Thursday afternoon in what would have been an attempt at a world record by a team from TU Delft. The countdown for the rocket should have seen it blast off the launch pad shortly before 4:20 p.m., with a goal of hitting an altitude of 50 kilometers.

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Oct 15 '15 16:14

A team of students from TU Delft is preparing to launch their homemade rocket to do research in the highest layers of the atmosphere. The rocket is set to launch at 4pm CEST from southern Spain and will reach an altitude of 50 kilometers. The team's ultimate goal is to be the first student team to send a rocket into space - altitude of 100 kilometers.

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