East of Nuremberg researchers have drilled a hole in the earth that is more than nine kilometers long. Today the shaft is mainly used as a test laboratory for measuring instruments
A treasure lies buried in the sea bed. Should we lift it?
Beauty and decay are the researchers' companions at the highest workplace in Germany: the Zugspitze. They research cosmic radiation using snow in plastic buckets and a few spheres
99 per cent of the Earth's mass are hotter than 1,000 degrees Celsius. Could we tap this potential of geothermal energy?
For Barbara Fiedel, this will be the second Christmas Eve spent at the Antarctic research station Neumayer III. An interview about solitude in perpetual ice, medical emergencies – and the obligatory Christmas tree
A tasty ingredient in sushi or an annoying nuisance in the garden pond - this is for what algae have been widely known so far. Scientists will not be satisfied by this limited view
If you mix a rotten egg with rancid butter, you can smell the substance which is the source of some of our sustainable energy
Der Eispanzer Grönlands verliert jährlich mehr als 200 Milliarden Tonnen Eis. Ein bisher vernachlässigter Faktor in diesem Geschehen ist die teilweise sehr dünne oberste Erdschicht Grönlands.
Marine, Küsten- und Polare Systeme
Atmosphäre und Klima