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"Ein Jahr Corona − wie Pathogene und Menschen sich gegenseitig beeinflussen" - Folge 10 des LNDW Podcasts. Fotomontage Portraits von mit Felix M. Key (Foto: Christian Denkhaus) und Dr. Eva Asselmann (Foto: Jens_ Gyarmat) auf einem Symbolbild (Foto: Kadmy –, das Menschen mit Maske und Handschuhen zeigt.

"One year of Corona – how pathogens and humans influence each other" (episode 10)

Since March 2020, the coronavirus responsible for the COVID-19 disease has been shaping public life in Germany. What impact do the pandemic and the measures to contain it have on mental health? And conversely, how do the measures affect the virus?…

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LNDW-Podcast, Folge 9: Leben in der Stadt der Zukunft", hinten: Roboterplattform Myon, Gäste der Sendung: Anne-Caroline Erbstößer (Technologie Stiftung Berlin), Prof. Dr. Manfred Hild (Beuth Hochschule für Technik Berlin), Axel Schultz (Siemens AG)

“Talking to houses & robots – living in the city of the future” (episode 9)

More and more people around the world are moving to cities. These cities face the challenge of adapting to this growth and to climate change to remain liveable. Berlin, for example, has set itself the goal of becoming climate-neutral by 2050. This…

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V.l.n.r.: Thomas Prinzler, Torsten Lipski, Prof. Dr. Gwendolyn Sasse, Stefan Gotthold, Josef Zens stehen in der Eingangshalle des Zeiss Großplanetarium am dort ausgestellten ersten Projektor des Planetariums- Das Foto entstand anlässlich der Aufnahme des LNDW-Podcast im Zeiss Großplanetarium Berlin.

Facts, Fakes, and Sensations – on the role of science communication (episode 8)

‘‘Science as an answer to fake news’’ – this is the campaign motto envisaged to accompany the programme of the LNDW in its anniversary year 2020. However, due to the corona pandemic, the scheduled events had to be cancelled. At the same time, corona…

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Gruppenfoto der Gäste der siebten Folge des LNDW-Podcasts zur Digitalisierung. Die Gruppe steht vor dem Supercomputer "Lise" im Zuse-Institut Berlin, von links: Prof. Uhlmann, Prof. Hofmann, Prof. Pokutta, Thomas Prinzler, Foto: rbb/Gundula Krause 2020

Trendsetter Internet? Scare monger AI? Consequences of digitalisation (7th episode of the series)

Do Facebook & Co endanger our democracy? How fair and just can algorithms be? And will German small and medium-sized enterprises fall by the wayside in the face of Industry 4.0? Thomas Prinzler discusses these and other questions about the…

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Dirk Döbler, Ulrike Woggon, Thomas Prinzler und Günther Tränkle vor dem Eingang der WISTA in Berlin-Adlershof

Jedi sword and quantum computer – Optics & photonics research in Berlin (Episode 6)

Many of us are familiar with the Jedi Riders’ lightsaber, benefit from weather satellites, rely on exact time measurements of atomic clocks, admire special effects in Hollywood movies or look forward to autonomous driving in the near future. All…

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From left to right: Thomas Prinzler, Prof. Dr. Christian Hackenberger, Dr. Jobst Röhmel and Prof. Dr. Jeanette Schulz-Menger bei der Aufzeichnung des LNDW-Podcast im Klinikum Buch | Photo: LNDW/LHLK 2020

Corona, cancer, and co. – challenges for medicine (episode five of the LNDW-podcast)

Berlin health research ranks among the best in the world. The three universities and numerous research institutes of Berlin develop new therapies that allow for a more gentle and effective treatment of diseases. In the 5th edition of the…

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