Marco Morosini

Senior scientist, author

Senior scientist at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH) in Zurich. Former guest professor at ETH Zurich, and at the Universities of Lugano, Pavia, Siena, Pisa and Ancona. Journalist, book, film and theater author.

Solar Impulse: the Sun in the Glowing Heart

For two centuries technological civilization has revolved around the energy of fossil fuels, but now humankind has the capability and knowledge to make the energy of the sun the centre of its development.
27/07/2016 15:45 BST

Solar Impulse Again in the Air - Bertrand Piccard 'Happy Icarus'

Solar Impulse is the world's largest civilian aircraft and the lightest: 72-meter wide and 2 tons in weight. With the same wingspan the Airbus 380 weights 500 tons. 100 is the number of millions of euro that the entire project costed, and the it is also the speed of Solar Impulse in km/h.
25/04/2016 11:09 BST

Solar Impulse - The Future Is No Longer What It Used to Be

Is Solar Impulse an extravagant toy, built on a whim? Nobody expects photovoltaic to move transport aircraft. Positive spill-over may concern some technical innovation, so it's no coincidence that Google, Swisscom and other big technological industries are among its sponsors. But a viable business model is not the point.
07/04/2015 10:41 BST