A maze to balls
From space to hamster wheel: Researchers at the University of Bremen send test persons into an imaginary world and observe how they orientate themselves in it. The aim of the investigation is to find out whether we are guided by a metric map in the head or rather by specifics in the environment. On the bdw multimedia pages you will find a photo gallery matching the magazine article.
On June 6, 2012, you have the unique opportunity to observe how Venus? visible as a black dot? passing by in front of the sun. The next Venus transit will be back in 2117. From where the passage of the planet can be seen and what you have to pay attention to, you will also find out on our multimedia pages.
Sunday roast for the mates
Man has been mining for several thousand years. Researchers at the University of Innsbruck have recorded a historic cave in North Tyrol with a 3D laser scanner. In the video they explain how our ancestors in the Bronze Age won Fahlerz and then processed it into copper. Bdw author Angelika Franz reports on the amazingly good living conditions of the Bronze Age buddies. display
Today, ores are at least as valuable as they were then. Especially in the electrical industry, they play a major role. The promotion is still complex and expensive. Therefore, some companies have come up with something: they recycle the coveted materials from electronic waste. In the image of the science of multimedia, we introduce you to a few successful business models.
The dream of an intact body
About the armpit and nipple, the thyroid gland operate? Or remove a cyst on the liver via the navel? Surgeons are working on new methods to leave as little traces on the body as possible.
The gray crooks
Age does not protect against stupidity ? and not even in prison: our aging society brings with it aged offenders. Bdw author Eva Tenzer describes what that means for the prisons.
Also in the June issue of bild der wissenschaft:
Simply turn off the inflammation
Headless fear of everyday risks
The flatworm? Luca Gentile's favorite pet
Hot burps? View into the interior of the earth
Germany in view: UNESCO World Heritage 1978 to 2011
The blind spot? how we cheat ourselves
Interview with Hans Müller-Steinhagen: "Excellently positioned?
TV News: More for the heart instead of hard facts
Poison in the shredder
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