Category Archives: Natural and exact sciences

The Internet of Things Lab Has the Scent of the Future Around It

Journalist Madis Aesma visited our unique Internet of Things Lab and put down his thoughts about it. Continue reading

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Jayaruwan Gunathilake: From the Tropics to Northern Europe

Jayaruwan Gunathilake from Sri Lanka, an amazing photographer and a student at the Excellence in Analytical Chemistry programme writes what inspires him in Tartu. Continue reading

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Iaroslav Iakubivskyi: The Space Enthusiast

Master’s student and ESTCube structure team leader Iaroslav Iakubivskyi from Ukraine shares his thoughts about living in Estonia and explains why is he so fascinated about space technology. Continue reading

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Memories About Travelling During the Soviet Times

Mare and Leho Ainsaar describe their trip to Talysh in April 1987 and how many marriages it led to. The story was originally published in the book “Otsides Spunki” (“Searching for Spunk”) – a book filled with travel memories during the Soviet Union times, written by people who work at the University of Tartu. Continue reading

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Marta Tarkanovskaja: How To Get a Nobel Prize

Doctoral student Marta Tarkanovskaja describes what it was like to meet and talk with the Nobel Laureates during the Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting 2016. Continue reading

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Was the Moth Really Attracted to Cristiano Ronaldo’s Tears?

Find out if Ronaldo’s moth was attracted to the footballer’s tears or came to offer friendship and consolation. Continue reading

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Does Frequent Lawn Trimming Reduce Species Richness?

University of Tartu Botany Professor Meelis Pärtel comments on how frequent lawn trimming influences species richness. Continue reading

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