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.
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.
Reinhard Jahn, Director at the Max Planck Institute for Biophysical Chemistry in Göttingen, has been selected as the recipient of the international Heinrich Wieland Prize for his paradigmatic studies on membrane fusion, synaptic vesicles, and neurotransmitter release – processes that occur when cells grow, transport substances, or signal.