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MaxPlanckApp

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MaxPlanckApp

You can now also receive research news from the Max Planck Institutes via an app available from the iTunes store or directly here as an Android version. [more]

Magazine

Tomorrow's electronics are diverse. Above all, they take place on the smallest scale. On the nanometre scale, researchers today are already juggling the most varied ingredients: various organic substances on a molecular level or graphene which shows unusual mechanical or electronic characteristics.&nbsp;<a href="#__target_object_not_reachable"> <br /></a>

Nanoelectronics

Tomorrow's electronics are diverse. Above all, they take place on the smallest scale. On the nanometre scale, researchers today are already juggling the most varied ingredients: various organic substances on a molecular level or graphene which shows unusual mechanical or electronic characteristics. [more]

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Material Sciences . Quantum Physics

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DNA used as a lightswitch

July 21, 2014

A nanostructure made from two tiny gold rods reversibly changes its optical properties when specific DNA molecules are added

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Astronomy

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The twofold comet

July 17, 2014

67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko, destination of ESA’s Rosetta mission, seems to consist of two parts [more]

Astronomy

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Last hours of a comet

July 16, 2014

Before comet ISON raced past the Sun, it stopped producing dust and gas, as data from the SUMER spectrograph on SOHO show [more]

Astrophysics

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Radio-burst from the Charioteer

July 10, 2014

Astronomers observe mysterious radio-burst from far beyond our galaxy [more]

Astronomy

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Vesta’s rocky history

July 04, 2014

The dark material found on the protoplanet Vesta contains the mineral serpentine − and must therefore be of exogenic origin. [more]

Astrophysics

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Sights are set on the Vela pulsar

July 03, 2014

The first data from H.E.S.S. II show the pulsed gamma-ray signal [more]

Material Sciences . Quantum Physics

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Hollow optical fibres for UV light

July 03, 2014

New optical waveguides improve precision investigations in physics, chemistry and life sciences [more]

Astrophysics

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In the black holes' pull

June 05, 2014

Astronomers discover that magnetic fields in the vicinity of supermassive black holes can equal the force of gravity [more]

 
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