Quantcast

Latest University of Girona Stories

Spain's Solar Radiation Increasing
2013-06-06 16:01:54

Solar radiation in Spain has increased by 2.3% every decade since the 1980s, according to a study by researchers from the University of Girona and the Federal Institute of Technology (ETH) in Zurich

20b7288ebe651db0e27e44276d2de33d1
2009-12-23 09:20:00

A team of researchers has shown that some mathematical algorithms provide clues about the artistic style of a painting.

2009-07-02 10:53:25

Nowadays many underwater intervention tasks are performed using tele-operated robots. However, developing an autonomous robot capable of carrying out these tasks is a challenge that the scientific community has still to overcome in the field of underwater robotics.


Word of the Day
postliminy
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.