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Our Lighthouse in the Universe: How Scientists Are Using Pulsars as a Celestial GPS

Tibi Puiu

Our Lighthouse in the Universe: How Scientists Are Using Pulsars as a Celestial GPS

Pulsars are fast-spinning neutron stars or white dwarfs whose radio emission appears to be blinking on and off - and they might be used to navigate space.

Women in Research at #LINO19: Nadezda Chernyavskaya from Russia

Ulrike Böhm

Women in Research at #LINO19: Nadezda Chernyavskaya from Russia

Lindau Alumna Nadezda Chernyavskaya talks about her career, the excitement of research and Dance Collider in this interview with Ulrike Böhm.

Characterising Exoplanets to Understand the Emergence of Life: CHEOPS

Stefanie Unterguggenberger

Characterising Exoplanets to Understand the Emergence of Life: CHEOPS

ESA recently launched CHEOPS, a satellite mission set to improve our understanding of the formation and evolution of exoplanets.

Women in Research at #LINO19: Julia Healy from South Africa

Ulrike Böhm

Women in Research at #LINO19: Julia Healy from South Africa

Lindau Alumna Julia Healy talks about her research, commuting between two continents and women in STEM in this interview with Ulrike Böhm.

Women in Research at #LINO19: Maria Żurek from Poland

Ulrike Böhm

Women in Research at #LINO19: Maria Żurek from Poland

Lindau Alumna Maria Żurek talks about her research, her inspirations and diversity in STEM in this interview with Ulrike Böhm.

A New Generation of Supercolliders

Meeri Kim

A New Generation of Supercolliders

Physicists in both China and the European Union have announced plans for new supercolliders that will eclipse the size, power, and speed of the world's current leader, the Large Hadron Collider at CERN. What lies in store for the next generation of supercolliders?

Revolutionising Laser Technology: Nobel Prize in Physics 2018

LiNo News

Revolutionising Laser Technology: Nobel Prize in Physics 2018

Arthur Ashkin, Gérard Mourou and Donna Strickland were awarded the 2018 Nobel Prize in Physics.

The Unbearable Lightness of Neutrinos

Judith M. Reichel

The Unbearable Lightness of Neutrinos

They’ve been the butt of many a science-fiction joke and are incredibly difficult to investigate: neutrinos. Now, a new experiment has begun in south-west Germany to pinpoint their exact mass.

“If you like playing board games then you like math”

Brian Malow

“If you like playing board games then you like math”

Video: Lindau Alumna Gabriela Barreto Lemos on her passion for science and the question she would most like an answer to.Video: Lindau Alumna Gabriela Barreto Lemos on her passion for science and the question she would most like an answer to.

Jalees Rehman

Lindau Longread: Illuminated Storytelling

How Ancient Campfires Lit a Fire Under Human Evolution

Susanne Dambeck

Icy Moon With Hot Springs

Tiny rocky grains point to life-friendly environment on Saturn’s moon Enceladus.

Susanne Dambeck

“My God, it’s full of planets!”

Researchers assume there are at least 50 billion planets in our Milky Way.