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The new video by our colleague Jon Parnell from the Max Planck Institute for Solid State Research explores the phenomenon of fundamental constants and the Quantum Hall Effect. Featuring Nobel Prize Laureate Klaus von Klitzing.

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Updated statement by the Max Planck Society on television reports by sternTV

September 15, 2014

Following on from the Max Planck Society's statement on a TV report about animal testing at the Max Planck Institute for Biological Cybernetics in Tübingen dated 11 September 2014, we would like to provide you with information about the current situation. [more]

Max Planck authors can now publish for free in PeerJ

Publishing plan deal signed with PeerJ entitling any Max Planck author to publish their research in PeerJ at no cost to themselves [more]
Stephen O’Rahilly and Jeffrey M. Friedman investigate the causes of obesity

The 2014 Zülch Award – weighty award for medical doctors

September 10, 2014

Stephen O’Rahilly and Jeffrey M. Friedman investigate the causes of obesity [more]
Coal, catalysis and plastics: the Max Planck Institute for Coal Research marked its centenary with a celebratory event on 24 August

Coal, catalysis and plastics

August 18, 2014

Coal, catalysis and plastics: the Max Planck Institute for Coal Research marked its centenary with a celebratory event on 24 August [more]
ESA's space probe Rosetta has reached the destination of its more than ten year long journey through space. On August 6 at 11:30 a.m. (Central European Summer Time) ESA's control station in Darmstadt (Germany) picked up the long awaited signal: Rosetta has arrived at the comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko.

Spaceprobe Rosetta reaches her destination comet 67P/ Churyumov-Gerasimenko

ESA's space probe Rosetta has reached the destination of its more than ten year long journey through space. On August 6 at 11:30 a.m. (Central European Summer Time) ESA's control station in Darmstadt (Germany) picked up the long awaited signal: Rosetta has arrived at the comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko. [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]
 
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