The Swiss once again called to the polls to vote on the health pass

Participants in a demonstration against the vaccine and the restrictions imposed by the Covid-19, in Geneva, on October 9, 2021. SALVATORE IN NOLFI / AP The Swiss vote, Sunday, November 28, on the Covid-19 law which made it possible to create the health pass, at the end of a stormy electoral campaign. A sign of … Read more

Faced with Eric Zemmour, the mayor of Geneva breaks with traditional Swiss neutrality

The current mayor of Geneva, Frédérique Perler, in 2020. MARTIAL TREZZINI/KEYSTONE-ATS “This gentleman is not welcome. Its presence is not opportune in a place managed by the city; which would make her complicit in the spread of hate messages (…) We would be in total contradiction with the policies that we lead and with the … Read more

The smartphone, a Swiss army knife for physical measurements (and pedagogy)

Two ways to measure the height of a building with a smartphone: by the fall of an object (on the left) or thanks to the oscillation of a pendulum (on the right). 2021. F. BOUQUET ET AL. How many ways are there to measure the height of a building using a smartphone? 10? 20? 50? … Read more