How to predict the number of corona infections?
This video shows how the number of corona cases can be predicted and how the impact of the measures taken can be estimated in advance.
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The duties of a surveyor
Find out via this animation film what the duties of a surveyor are. Suitable for all ages.
The real estate study (with a specialization in surveying) made this video in collaboration with Medialab from AP Hogeschool Antwerpen and explains the …
Was the air cleaner in the past than now?
On 1 January 2020 - after Antwerp and Brussels - Ghent will also have a low-emission zone: old, polluting cars are banned from the city. The goal: clean and healthy air for city dwellers. But what exactly is clean air? Does a low emission zone …
Why is a meter a meter?
We express each length in meters or derivatives, but never consider the origin of our height measure. Why is a meter a meter long? And how on earth have we survived without one clear measure of length? Prof. Dr. Nick Schryvers, an experimental …
Do you recognize a painting made by a robot?
Ann Dooms is a mathematician. She figures and works at the VUB, but you can also find her occasionally in art museums. Because she can program computers to make beautiful art. But what are we with that? Is it still art? Can we call a computer an …
Will the team that score just before half time win in football?
Football commentators sometimes dare to say it: the team that scores just before half-time wins. And there are a lot of other certainties in football ... But are they true? Stijn Baert - besides labor economist at UGent also full-time …
Will nuclear waste remain dangerous forever?
Can we ever fully neutralize nuclear waste? Or are we saddling generations of life-threatening nuclear waste after generations? Where do we keep stacking that? Or could we ensure that nuclear waste remains dangerous for less time? Wouter …
How do you survive on Mars?
According to NASA, the first people will live on Mars in 2040. Elon Musk is even more optimistic and wants to be there as early as 2024. But ... how are these Martians going to survive? The red planet has an average temperature of -47 degrees, no …
Is there a planet B?
Among all the original slogans on the climate marches, there is one that comes back every week: "There is no planet B". But is that correct? Physicist Jean Manca of UHasselt maneuvers between planets, moons and galaxy in search of a …