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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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Cultural Studies . Social and Behavioural Sciences

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Is bigger better?

October 20, 2014

Large-scale technology projects – and their dramatic effects – highlight the role size and scale play in our understanding of the world that surrounds us [more]

Astronomy . Astrophysics

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Hot explosions on the cool sun

October 17, 2014

Data from the space telescope IRIS show that the temperature distribution within the Sun’s outer layers can occasionally turns topsy turvy [more]

Social and Behavioural Sciences

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Three hours of life per euro

October 15, 2014

After the fall of the Berlin Wall: additional euros eastern Germans received in benefits from pensions and public health insurance account for higher life expectancy [more]

Genetics . Plant Research

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Wild genes enhance stress tolerance

October 14, 2014

The genome of the wild tomato Solanum pennellii provides clues as to why this tomato species is so tolerant to stress [more]

Astronomy

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Rendezvous at the red planet

October 08, 2014

The Mars space probes prepare for the fly-by of the Siding Spring comet [more]

Climate Research

Climate change alters the ecological impacts of seasons

October 08, 2014

Max Planck paper observes temperature variability across the world

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Linguistics

“Kernel” lexicon of languages remains stable in the long run

October 06, 2014

Changes in the social environment can nevertheless speed up the development of a language's lexicon [more]

Material Sciences . Solid State Research

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Charge transport jamming in solar cells

October 01, 2014

New insights into working mechanism indicate how novel perovskite solar cells can be further optimised [more]

 
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