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Astrophysics: Searching for a Second Earth

DLR scientists have discovered a planetary system that is astoundingly similar to ours. The high degree of similarity with our own solar system gives rise to the speculation that there might be life there. Astrophysicist Heike Rauer explains the probability of discovering a second Earth.


Energy Transition: Smart Power

The energy transition necessitates the comprehensive conversion of the electricity supply system. This requires not only new power supply lines, but also intelligent operating resources. Thomas Leibfried from the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) explains what this involves.


Artificial Intelligence: Mastering Big Data

Be it on the internet, at the stock exchange or in the field of medicine: the amounts of data confronting people increase to ever larger proportions. Former staff members of the Helmholtz Zentrum München have developed a software that is capable of handling large, unstructured amounts of data.