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“Super happy to be in the team of Stefan Hell”
Jonas Bucevicius is one of over 35 young scientists who will receive awards for their research achievements at the Max Planck Society’s Annual Meeting. The 30-year-old Lithuanian receives the Nobel Prize Fellowship from Stefan Hell. An interview about his research and life in Germany. more
From fish to mammal heart
Fish hearts are genetically divided more
A rapid transition of the world’s energy systems
Jürgen Renn, Robert Schlögl, Christoph Rosol and Benjamin Steininger present a research initiative of the Max Planck Society on socio-technical aspects of energy transformation. more
Chimpanzees fill another’s knowledge gap
Researchers show that vocalizing in chimpanzees is influenced by social cognitive processes more
“Mental training to become a tolerant global citizen”
Tania Singer, director at the Max Planck Institute for Human Cognition and Brain Sciences, talks about mental empathy exercises, our inner judge and prospects for peaceful coexistence more
“Global warming doesn’t stop when the emissions stop”
Thorsten Mauritsen from the Max Planck Institute for Meteorology has worked out how much time we have left to reach the Paris climate goal more
<p>Gestures provide instant answers</p>
Hand movements and facial expressions are a crucial component of communication more
Unleashed magnetic power

Unleashed magnetic power

August 22, 2017
The spots on the surface of our Sun bear witness to the activity in its interior more
Earth's climate engine

Earth's climate engine

August 22, 2017
The star that sustains life on Earth has no influence on the current global temperature increase more
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