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Neue Mini Lecture: Werner Heisenberg

Patricia Edema

Neue Mini Lecture: Werner Heisenberg

Neue biographische Mini Lecture jetzt online in der MediathekNeue biographische Mini Lecture jetzt online in der Mediathek

New Mini Lecture: Werner Heisenberg

Patricia Edema

New Mini Lecture: Werner Heisenberg

A new biographical mini lecture is now available at our mediathequeA new biographical mini lecture is now available at our mediatheque

Beatrice Lugger

Pros and Cons of building particle accelerators – Werner Heisenberg

The world is looking at CERN, Geneva, Switzerland. Physicists working at the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) will make an announcement about the Higgs boson, Wednesday July 4th. Speculations and rumors already run around the world. In such hectic times it often is helpful to take a look back. Therefore I recommend to watch a famous […]

Ashutosh Jogalekar

Heisenberg and Dirac

Beatrice’s story about Heisenberg possibly inspiring the "Schunkelwalzer" dancing tradition at Lindau reminds me of an ancedote about Heisenberg and Paul Dirac. Both were two of the most accomplished scientists of the twentieth century who made foundational contributions to quantum mechanics. But while Heisenberg loved song, dance and wine, Dirac was a very quiet man […]

Beatrice Lugger

A sustainable look at the future – Lindau

If you ever have the time to take a deeper look at the history of the Lindau Nobel Laureates Meeting, you will recognize that concerns for humans and the environment shape it. The openness of the scientific debates and solution seeking fosters the specific spirit of Lindau ever since the first meeting in 1951. One […]

Beatrice Lugger

Die Nachhaltigkeit der Lindauer Tagungen

Wer tiefer in die Geschichte der Lindauer Nobelpreisträgertagungen einsteigt, wird feststellen, wie nachhaltig die Sorge um Mensch und Umwelt diese Tagungen prägt. Bereits seit der ersten Tagung 1951 kennzeichnen die Offenheit in den wissenschaftlichen Debatten und die gemeinsame Suche nach Lösungen den spezifischen Geist von Lindau. Einer der Gründungsgedanken der Tagungen war der Wunsch nach […]