Could "solar hydrogen" produced from sunlight serve as energy alternative to oil in the Antarctic? A feasibility study by HZB experts in artificial photosynthesis within the "Experiment!" funding initiative. Next deadline for applications for "Experiment!": July 10, 2019
With the MOONRISE project, the Laser Zentrum Hannover e. V. (LZH) and the Institute of Space Systems (IRAS) of the Technical University of Braunschweig are aiming at melting moon dust with a laser in order to make it usable as building material.
Even though the governments of their home countries are at loggerheads – at New Europe College (NEC), young researchers from all the Black Sea countries work together peacefully on joint projects – and thus fulfill the vision of NEC founder Andrej Plesu.
A dinosaur project funded by the Volkswagen Foundation comes to an end with an unusual approach to communicating its results: A graphic novel based on scientific findings intended to stimulate the imagination of an ecosystem that is 154 million years old.
The Volkswagen Foundation is Germany‘s largest private research funding foundation, and one of the country’s largest common benefit foundations under private law. Who established the foundation? What do we fund and how do we work? Our new video gives the answers.
Fresh water as a precious resource. A young Kenyan scientist has made this her theme – one that has accompanied her through her scientific career.
A panel member of this year's German Research Summit, science journalist Manuela Lenzen discusses how artificial intelligence (AI) affects society. In the following interview, the author of "AI – What it can do and what awaits us" answers some fundamental questions on the topic.
The Nobel Laureate Stefan Hell and the Secretary General of the Volkswagen Foundation Wilhelm Krull on the sirens of assembly-line research, fainthearted experts and courageous free spirits.