Research 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. 
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Astronomy

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In the realm of eternal ice

April 22, 2015

In the realm of eternal ice Celestial bodies made up of frozen water orbit not only at the outer limits of our solar system but also further inside [more]

Astronomy

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Pluto – a dwarf in the darkness

April 22, 2015

The celestial body seems to be Ceres’ big brother and will soon receive a visit from a space probe [more]

Astronomy

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Vesta – Ceres’ little sister

April 20, 2015

The asteroid is rockier and mineralogically more varied than the current destination of the Dawn mission [more]

Cultural Studies . Social and Behavioural Sciences

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New social diversity in global cities

April 02, 2015

Comparatively conceiving, observing and visualising diversification in public urban spaces [more]

 

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Partial solar eclipse over Germany

March 20, 2015

In the morning of March 20th it was possible to view this impressive natural phenomenon using special eye protection [more]

Astronomy

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When the dragon swallows the sun

March 18, 2015

Eclipses have fascinated mankind throughout the ages – and even changed the way we view the world [more]

Astronomy

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The sun – a mercurial star

March 17, 2015

The Sun is the Earth’s principal source of energy and climate driver. Yet sometimes it sends more light to the Earth than other times. Astronomers  at the Max Planck Institute for Solar System Research take these fluctuations in solar radiation into account in their models to find out whether they contribute to global warming or counteract it. [more]

Chemistry . Computer Science . Medicine

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Transforming research into new products

March 06, 2015

Yearbook report 2015 of Max Planck Innovation, the Max Planck Society's tech transfer office [more]

 
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