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Workshops and Seminars: Next in the row


QED Laser Plasmas

Scientific Coordinators: Antonino Di Piazza, Stuart Mangles, Mattias Marklund


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From Quantum Matter to Quantum Computers

Scientific Coordinators: Marin Bukov, Pieter Claeys, Alexander-C. Heinrich,…


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The institute offers various opportunities for undergraduates, graduate students, postdocs and faculty members.

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Public Outreach

Our public outreach program aims to make scientific results accessible to the general public. Active scientists speak about their recent work and explain it to a lay public with an interest in natural sciences, or to school children of different ages.

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Crises and chaotic scattering in hydrodynamic pilot-wave experiments

Burak Budanur (MPIPKS)

06 Oct 2022, 11:00 AM Seminarroom 4

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Yonit Maroudas-Sacks (Technion- Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel)

12 Oct 2022, 02:00 PM Seminarroom 4

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John Trado (MPI-PKS)

19 Oct 2022, 02:00 PM Seminarroom 4


Publication Highlights

Responsive switching between subpopulations can stabilise microbial communities

The different microbial species in complex ecological communities like the human…

Publication Highlights

The rise to royalty; how paper wasps balance specialization and plasticity

Biological systems fascinate scientists across disciplines because of the highly…