Monthly Archives: April 2014

Colliding with science

Even though the attempt to understand and control the world is one of the oldest human endeavours, the everyday life of a scientist remains a mystery to most people. What exactly happens when someone decides to start a science career? How do they transform into full-fledged researchers expected to produce new knowledge? And —a question […]


Girls’ Day (Mädchen Zukunftstag) at Wissenswerkstatt Berlin

  Within the framework of Girls’ Day (Mädchen Zukunftstag), Wissenswerkstatt Berlin hosted last Thursday a dozen curious girls exploring the interface between science, technology, and entrepreneurship. Our guests hauled from a handful of different schools in Berlin and Potsdam, and participated in two one-hour workshops: “What exactly is a supercomputer?” and “The mathematics of paper […]