Museum für Naturkunde BerlinR5 Our experts will identify the findings you bring along, whether its a bone from the woods, stones or fossils from the beach or an unusual insect from the windowsill.
Science Center BerlinR1 R5 Meet people who master everyday life with a prosthetic limb and try out one of our demonstration exhibits to see how they work.
18:00-19:00, 20:00-21:00, 22:00-23:00, 00:00-01:00
Museum für Naturkunde BerlinR5 Insights into the zoological taxidermy workshop
Museum für Naturkunde BerlinR5 How does the internet change how we see natural history objects and how can natural history museums use the internet to present their collections? We show how insects can be captured digitally in high resolution to make the wonderful world of these little critters visible.
Stasi Museum BerlinR2 Employees talk about the destruction of documents and the arduous reconstruction process. Interested visitors can put together the pieces of a file puzzle.
Berlin Planetarium and Wilhelm Foerster ObservatoryR6 For some decades now astrobiology has explored the origin, evolution, spread and future of life in the universe. In recent years the evidence has grown that we don't have to look all that far to find life beyond our planet. In particular the ice moons that circle Jupiter and Saturn have gained extensive attention in planet research. Jean-Pierre de Vera from the German Aerospace Center in Berlin Adlershof relates the latest discoveries.
Game Science Center BerlinR4 R7 Arthur C. Clarke had suggested that any sufficiently advanced technology would be indistinguishable from magic — referring to a possible encounter with an alien civilisation — but if a science journalist had one responsibility above all else, it was to keep Clarke's Law from applying to human technology in human eyes.” Greg Egan, Distress, 1995We often hear that science and technology are moving so fast that it's impossible to keep track anymore. Reading the headlines of any tech blog, every day seems to bring a new indispensable gadget or scientific breakthrough. But how much of that content is actually relevant? Let's break the spell of techno utopianism and find some peace of mind in the age of accelerating change.Raphaël de Courville is a graphic designer & new media artist from Paris. Aside from his research and design work at ART+COM, he produces his own artwork, teaches workshops and organizes events on topics related to art and technology. He is a self-taught coder with a passion for languages, science and early computer art.