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Science and Corporate Communication

Here you can find the contact persons in the Press and Public Relations department.
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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.

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

Light is the elixir of life, inspiration for artists and an indispensable tool in science and technology. Reason enough for UNESCO to proclaim 2015 as the International Year of Light. And a good opportunity to dedicate the focus of our magazine to this topic: discover how Max Planck scientists work with optical tweezers, film the movements of electrons, or analyse the painting by Caravaggio.

Light

Light is the elixir of life, inspiration for artists and an indispensable tool in science and technology. Reason enough for UNESCO to proclaim 2015 as the International Year of Light. And a good opportunity to dedicate the focus of our magazine to this topic: discover how Max Planck scientists work with optical tweezers, film the movements of electrons, or analyse the painting by Caravaggio. [more]

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Chemistry . Material Sciences

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Actuators that mimic ice plants

June 29, 2015

Materials modelled after plants may help robots to move more naturally

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Material Sciences . Solid State Research

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With 300 kilometres per second to new electronics

June 22, 2015

A material with superfast electrons that exhibits extremely large magnetoresistance may be suitable for use in electronic components

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Astronomy

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Hot lava flows on Venus

June 19, 2015

Using a camera onboard of the space probe Venus Express,  scientists discover strong evidence for active volcanism [more]

Astronomy

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Twisted magnetic field in galaxy IC 342

June 18, 2015

Researchers hope for clues to the formation of Milky Way systems [more]

Astrophysics

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NOEMA takes a look into a distant stellar delivery room

June 16, 2015

The new millimetre radio telescope provides its first image [more]

Astronomy

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Philae sends signs of life

June 15, 2015

The lander of the Rosetta mission is awake and sending back data from the surface of the comet 67P / Churyumov-Gerasimenko [more]

Astrophysics . Quantum Physics

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Astrochemistry: A racetrack for ultra-cold molecules

June 10, 2015

First experiment in the Cryogenic Storage Ring, which can be used to reproduce the chemical conditions in space in the laboratory [more]

Astronomy

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Quasar quartet puzzles scientists

May 14, 2015

Astronomers must rethink models about the development of large-scale cosmic structures [more]

 
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