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Lightning produces afterglow of gamma radiation

Ionizing radiation due to lightning shines for much longer than presumed before: up to 10,000 times longer. This was demonstrated for the first time by computer simulations of CWI researchers. Their work was published on 22 October in Geophysical Review Letters.

CWI will host EIT Digital's new innovation space

EIT Digital is opening a new innovation space at the offices of Centrum Wiskunde & Informatica (CWI) in Amsterdam on 2 November. With this top location in the financial heart of the Netherlands, EIT Digital wants to boost the development of FinTech, together with its partners in the Netherlands and Europe.

In Memoriam Lorike Hagdorn

It is with great sorrow that we announce the passing of Dr. Lorike Hagdorn, member of the CWI Governing Board. Lorike Hagdorn passed away on Monday 9 October 2017. With her passing, CWI has lost a driven and competent board member, and the Dutch research field of logistics has lost one of its most prominent scientists.