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The MPIWG in the Press 2014

“Tagungsbericht: Wachstum ohne Alternativen? Geschichtskulturelle und wissensgeschichtliche Dimensionen von Wachstumsnarrativen,” a report on the recent conference of the same name at the MPIWG; hsozkult.
“Burnout am schwarzen Loch,” Jürgen Renn is quoted in this radiofeature about black holes; Deutschlandradio Kultur.
“Die DNS von Dahlem,” Hans-Jörg Rheinberger is quoted in this article about the 50-year-anniversary of the Max Planck Institute for Molecular Genetics; Tagesspiegel.
“Einsteins Netzwerke,” Einstein’s estate is accessible online, an article by Jürgen Renn; Frankfurter Allgemeine Sonntagszeitung.
“Scobel: Krise in den Wissenschaften?” Jürgen Renn speaks as guest in a talkshow about changes and problems in science; 3Sat.
“Sound Signatures 2014: From Hearing Tubes to Computer Hacking,” conference report by Anna Kvíčalová, co-organized by Viktoria Tkaczyk (MPIWG); sensorystudies.
“Vereint forschen,” an artikel on the recent changes of scientific institutions in Berlin, referring to Dieter Hoffmann; Berliner Morgenpost.
“Das beste Fach von allen!” Lorraine Daston, who has received the Bielefelder Wissenschaftspreis, is interviewed by Westfalen-Blatt.
“Auszeichnung für Lorraine Daston,” Lorraine Daston, Director at the MPIWG, received the Bielefelder Wissenschaftspreis 2014; Neue Westfälische.

“Geschichte der Wissenschaften. Ein Blick in die Vergangenheit und Zukunft der Wissenschaft,” Annette Vogt reflects in a podcast on the history of science; forschergeist.

“Leben in neuer Zeit?” Jürgen Renn, Director at the MPIWG, comments the idea of the Anthropocene; Bundeszentrale für Politische Bildung.
“Einstein va anotar al dibuix de la nena: ‘La meva és morta’” – (“Einstein shows that nobody can discover anything in isolation”), Jürgen Renn is interviewed on Einstein's manuscripts in La Vanguardia.
“Jeder universalgelehrt?” Jürgen Renn is interviewed on the role of digital media, in: “Revolution - Die Wissensshow zur digitalen Gesellschaft,” a publication of the Science Year 2014.
“Viel Geschichte in Lunz,” a report about the history of the Biologische Station Lunz referring to Hans-Jörg Rheinberger; Niederösterreichische Nachrichten.
“Jürgen Renn: ‘He lluitat durant tota la meva vida científica per obrir el coneixement’” – (“Open knowledge”), Jürgen Renn participates in a roundtable on the future of the humanities in Barcelona; Universitat Pompeu Fabra.
“La Rivincita del Rinascimento,” Corriere della Sera interviews Jürgen Renn on the impact of the Renaissance on European identity; Corriere della Sera
“Junges und altes Wissen in Kooperation,” Hans-Jörg Rheinberger is interviewed by Kulturmanagement Magazin.
“Mit den Händen denken,” Hans-Jörg Rheinberger on the innovative capacity of experiments; OrganisationsEntwicklung.
“Dunkle Seite der Chemie,” Jürgen Renn speaks in this broadcast on Fritz Haber; 3sat.
“Sommersitzung der Göttinger Akademie der Wissenschaften,” Lorraine Daston has received the Lichtenberg-Medaille; Göttinger Tageblatt.
“Erinnerung an Niklas Luhmann,” Lorraine Daston is awarded with the Bielefelder Wissenschaftspreis; Neue Westfälische.
“Open Access revolutioniert die Wissenschaft,” article with MPIWG director Jürgen Renn about the meaning of Open Access for science on occasion of the release of the new science platform “ScienceOpen”;Deutsche Welle.
“Warum sollte die Natur sich rächen?” Lorraine Daston is interviewed about our changing understanding of natural catastrophies; Psychologie Heute.
“Keine Hexerei,” Sven Dupré, Research Group Director at the MPIWG, is interviewed by Kulturmagazin des Westens.
“Als Dr. Seltsam einmal gegen Chruschtschow spielte,” a review of Lorraine Daston’s new book How Reason Almost Lost Its Mind. The Strange Career of Cold War Rationality; Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung.
“Deutschlands Chemiewaffen - Forschung seit dem 1. Weltkrieg,” Florian Schmaltz, research scholar at the MPIWG, is interviewed on the research of toxic gas since World War I by rbb TV.
“Wir sollten immer offen für Zufälle sein,” an interview with Lorraine Daston by Journalist-in-Residence Klaus Taschwer; Der Standard.

“450. Geburtstag Galileo Galilei,” an interview with Jürgen Renn; RBB Inforadio.

“Er sah dem Mond ins Gesicht,” an article on Galileo quoting Jürgen Renn; Sächsische Zeitung.
“Gegen den Starrsinn der Kirche,” an article on Galileo Galilei quoting Jochen Büttner; Stuttgarter Zeitung.
“Auf Umwegen zur Revolution,” an article about Galileo Galilei quoting Jürgen Renn; Süddeutsche Zeitung.
“Kolumbus des Himmels,” Journalist-in-Residence Thomas de Padova recapitulates Galileo's work; Der Tagesspiegel.
“In Galileis Gedankenwerkstatt,” Jürgen Renn writes about Galileo‘s “Discorsi”; scinexx.de.
“An den Gezeiten gescheitert,” Jochen Büttner on Galileo studying the tides; scinexx.de.
“Eine Orgelpfeife als Teleskop,” Matteo Valleriani on Galileo’s achievements in telescopic astronomy; scinexx.de.
“Vom Lautenspieler zum Mathematiker,” Jürgen Renn is quoted in this article on Galileo’s career; scinexx.de.
“450 Jahre Galileo Galilei,” an editorial on the MPIWG’s work about Galileo; scinexx.de.
“Aufstieg und Fall eines Himmelsstürmers,” Journalist-in-Residence Thomas de Padova on Galileo Galilei; Der Standard.
“‘Ich habe abgeschworen.’ Der Fall Galilei,” an interview with Jochen Büttner; Österreichischer Rundfunk (ORF1).
“Die Akte Galilei – Wissenschaft und Glaube,” an interview with Matteo Valleriani; Österreichischer Rundfunk (ORF2).
“Wie Galileo Galilei mit dem Fernrohr das Weltbild veränderte,” an article for children portraying the mathematician Galileo; Thüringische Landeszeitung.
“Die Natur ist unwiderstehlich,” Lorraine Daston is interviewed about our understanding of nature; Mitteilungen des ZiF.
“Thomas de Padova: ‘Leibniz, Newton und die Erfindung der Zeit’,” a review on the new book by the MPIWG’s Journalist-in-Residence, Thomas de Padova; SWR2.

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