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The Other Infinity

Great video by Jon Parnell from the Max Planck Institute for Solid State Research on the challenges of the nanoscale world, and how they're dealt with. 

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The Yearbook of the Max Planck Society (titles and abstracts available in English) renders account on the scientific research performed at the Max Planck Institutes.

Yearbook 2014

The Yearbook of the Max Planck Society (titles and abstracts available in English) renders account on the scientific research performed at the Max Planck Institutes. [more]
Our daily life is increasingly dominated by computers - whether we like it or not. This digital network is both a blessing and a curse. 

Our networked world

Our daily life is increasingly dominated by computers - whether we like it or not. This digital network is both a blessing and a curse.  [more]

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The Max-Planck-Gesellschaft and the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation honour pioneering work in the field of quantum nanoscience.

Robert J. Schoelkopf and Jörg Wrachtrup to receive the Max Planck Research Award

July 17, 2014

The Max-Planck-Gesellschaft and the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation honour pioneering work in the field of quantum nanoscience. [more]
"This is an interesting time in the history of science to be heading Max Planck." A Nature Medicine interview with new President Martin Stratmann about his vision for the Max Planck Society.

Straight talk: interview with Max Planck President Martin Stratmann

"This is an interesting time in the history of science to be heading Max Planck." A Nature Medicine interview with new President Martin Stratmann about his vision for the Max Planck Society. [more]
The Max Planck director will serve in one of the world's largest charitable foundations.

Tobias Bonhoeffer joins the Board of Governors of the Wellcome Trust

July 07, 2014

The Max Planck director will serve in one of the world's largest charitable foundations. [more]
From June 29 to July 4 around 600 young scientists from all over the world met wit the luminaries of their trade on Lake Constance. Among them were 19 young researchers from the Max Planck Institutes, as many as never before.

Nobel Laureates gather in Lindau

June 30, 2014

From June 29 to July 4 around 600 young scientists from all over the world met wit the luminaries of their trade on Lake Constance. Among them were 19 young researchers from the Max Planck Institutes, as many as never before. [more]
 
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