Afghanistan is an oppressed country and needs help from the international community. The opportunities are many and varied.
Physics & Astronomy
Black holes were long considered to be cosmic curiosities. But at the centers of galaxies, they play an important role.
Personal Portrait: Gerd Leuchs - Light is all around us, but we still don’t fully understand it. That is about to change: Gerd Leuchs is one of the Founding Directors establishing the Max Planck Institute for the Science of Light – a research field that promises numerous new applications.
Biology & Medicine
The bacterium Chlamydia trachomatis uses a trick to ensure its survival within its host cell. There, it exploits the cell’s distribution center.
Material & Technology
Organic electronics is paving the way for flexible solar cells and luminescent films.
Environment & Climate
Protecting the climate means also protecting the biotopes in which methane-oxidizing bacteria live.
Culture & Society
Our economic decisions are not driven solely by a desire to maximize personal gain.