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Mehdi Moussaïd and the wisdom of the crowd

14.06.2019
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Mehdi Moussaïd, a researcher at the Max Planck Institute in Berlin, has been studying crowd behaviour for 12 years, mainly trying to understand the logic behind pedestrian mobility. Mehdi Moussaïd is part of a small but growing group of specialists. With unkempt hair, greying temples, a small goatee and lively eyes hidden behind rectangular glasses,…

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Solar roadways: the next road revolution?

27.05.2019

Solar roadways are starting to pop up all over the world, promising to optimise the dense road network while offering undeniable advantages in terms of energy and the environment. But all is still far from perfect. In January 2019, China opened the world’s first solar highway, the Jinan Expressway, about 400 kilometres from Beijing. A two-kilometre…

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