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Solar eruption. | Photo: Solar Dynamics Observatory, NASA.

Storm in Space - How Data Assimilation Can Contribute to Forecasting Space Weather

They help us communicate over long distances, navigate unknown terrain, and predict the weather. Hundreds of satellites orbit the Earth servicing science, the media, the economy, and the military. Unsurprisingly, there is a great...
12. Sep 2019
They help us communicate over long distances, navigate unknown terrain, and predict the weather. Hundreds of satellites orbit the Earth servicing science, the media, the economy, and the military. Unsurprisingly, there more ...
Data assimilation is used in many areas – one is meteorology. Graphic: Andreas Töpfer.

The Best of Both Worlds - The Connection between the Weather, Amoebae, and the Human Gaze

Data is all the rage. Satellite images make the entire world available - in detail and around the clock. Humans, too, are being captured down to the last detail, from their genetic material to their heartbeat. Traffic flows,...
05. Sep 2019
Data is all the rage. Satellite images make the entire world available - in detail and around the clock. Humans, too, are being captured down to the last detail, from their genetic material to their heartbeat. Traffic more ...
Working proactively makes you happier. Photo: AdobeStock/Kenishirotie

Always a step ahead — Why working proactively makes you happier

The best way to kill an idea is to take it to a meeting. This slogan — not carved in stone, but embossed in metal — is on the consultation desk, where the editors of this research magazine plan their topics, discuss texts and...
07. Aug 2019
The best way to kill an idea is to take it to a meeting. This slogan — not carved in stone, but embossed in metal — is on the consultation desk, where the editors of this research magazine plan their topics, discuss more ...
Rather stock market than housing market. Photo: AdobeStock/peterschreiber.media

Are Cities the New Stock Markets? – Gentrification between Upgrading and Financialization

A few short years ago, everything seemed to be fine in the urban world. Apartments served their purpose as homes at prices more or less matched to the income of the residents. Structural and social upgrading processes in...
31. Jul 2019
A few short years ago, everything seemed to be fine in the urban world. Apartments served their purpose as homes at prices more or less matched to the income of the residents. Structural and social upgrading processes more ...
Prof. Dr. Christoph Lippert. Foto: HPI/Kay Herschelmann

And all for One - Christoph Lippert explains how data from millions of people can help the individual patient

The assistant is looking apprehensively into the diary. “The meeting is delayed,” she says. “And the next appointment begins in an hour.” In between, tightly scheduled, time for an interview? Christoph Lippert is coming down the...
24. Jul 2019
The assistant is looking apprehensively into the diary. “The meeting is delayed,” she says. “And the next appointment begins in an hour.” In between, tightly scheduled, time for an interview? Christoph Lippert is more ...

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