Intellect and Scholarship

Innovations, non-university research - by Max Planck, Fraunhofer, Leibniz and Humboldt: current information and background reports from the spirit and research

Topic of the week: Experiencing German history

Travelling back into history

Visiting historic places can give you an intensive experience of history. These sites are worth a visit, even a virtual one.

Equality in space

Eleven German men have already travelled in space. The Female Astronaut initiative aims to send the first German woman into space – in 2021.

A cloud for science

In the European Open Science Cloud, researchers can store their data securely and exchange them across borders. We explain how it works.

Tomatoes in space

Vegetable cultivation for the journey to Mars and an infrared telescope in an aircraft: A look at the most exciting German aerospace projects