Otto Hahn Medal for Jan Langfellner
The Sun’s rotation leads to plasma flows that resemble gigantic hurricanes
Biological data streaming
Physicist Mantas Gabrielaitis from the Max Planck Institute of Dynamics and Self-Organization receives Otto-Hahn-Medal of...
Finding new Earths: PLATO spacecraft to be built
ESA’s planet-hunting mission PLATO has been adopted for implementation; the launch is planned for 2026
What makes a movement feel strenuous?
Energetic expenditure not the only factor when judging physical effort of movements
New Evidence Challenges Popular Hypothesis for How Anesthesia Works
Changes within brain areas—not reduced communication between them—may cause loss of consciousness
The function of tiny organisms
Dr. Amandine Erktan receives Marie Curie Fellowship through European Union
Honorary Doctorate for Sami K. Solanki
The University of Oulu in Finland has honored Prof. Dr. Sami K. Solanki from the MPS for his contributions to the study of...
Quantum particles in a synchronized dance
Quantum systems oscillate in synchronization after a short time just like classical pendulums
DFG funds Göttingen research training groups
Grant for new research training group on forest sciences approved – Funding for medical research training group extended
Alexander von Humboldt Professorships
During a ceremony in Berlin, the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation awarded six scientists the Alexander von Humboldt...
The International Astronomical Union has honored MPS scientists Guneshwar Thangjam and Thomas Platz by naming two asteroids...
Supercomputer can shed light on sunspot formation
A group of researchers tests a hypothesis of near-surface origin of sunspots with the power of supercomputers.