Happy Birthday, Alexander von #Humboldt! The popular scientist who was born on this day 250 years ago in #Berlin is regarded as the founder of modern #naturalscience in many ways.
Alexander von Humboldt was ahead of his time: Over 220 years ago he recognized the harmful consequences of man-made climate change. His life in a graphic novel animation by Andrea Wulf and Lillian Melcher.
He's probably one of the best-known of all Germans: Alexander von Humboldt. We asked students at the Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin (HU Berlin) what the natural scientist means to them.
Alexander von Humboldt is famed for his expeditions to South America and Russia. His ideas and findings still inspire scientists to this day. We search for traces of this Prussian naturalist and explorer in Germany.
There are only a few places in Europe where #publictransport is as well-connected as in #Germany. If you're visiting, you can easily get around with the #tram, the #subway, #renatalbikes or #escooters.
With buses and trains you can get around #Berlin comparatively fast. At least that's what researchers found out when comparing the timetables of cities on different continents.
In #Hamburg, a self-propelled #electricbus is being tested. With a speed of 15 km/h the #minibus chugs through the Hanseatic city. But guests are not yet transported
All over the world, religion is dominated by men. The tenth World Assembly of Religions for Peace is determined to involve women in the dialogue.
Pour l’Allemagne, la politique étrangère ne se joue pas seulement entre les États ; les sociétés civiles jouent aussi un grand rôle et, ainsi, les communautés religieuses, considérées comme des partenaires à part entière.