Technology in the snow

Technoscope Technology education 06:28


What creates an avalanche and how can we guard against them? How is a ski made? How does a ‘snow cannon’ work? What does the technical manager of a major ski resort do? Discover answers to these and many other questions in the current Technoscope issue ‘Technology in the snow’.

Complete edition in German, French and Italian

In particular:

  • The white danger, an article on avalanches
  • Technical expertise for Swiss snow makers, an article on making snow
  • Sophisticated sports equipment, an article on ski manufacture
  • ‘We are powerless at temperatures above freezing’, interview with Reinhard Lauber, technical director of the Zermatt mountain railways

Technoscope is SATW’s technical magazine for young people. It contains informative and entertaining reports on technology and technical professions. Technoscope is published three times yearly in German, French and Italian. Young people can subscribe free of charge. Previous issues can be downloaded in PDF format.