The cosmophysicist Günter W. Lugmair has passed away

April 13, 2021
Günter W. Lugmair sadly passed away on April 1, 2021 in La Jolla, California, at the age of 81. The physicist was Director of the Department of Cosmochemistry at the Max Planck Institute for Chemistry in Mainz from 1996 to 2005.

Extreme temperatures, heat stress and forced migration

March 23, 2021
Ignoring the signs of climate change will lead to unprecedented, societally disruptive heat extremes in the Middle East and North Africa

Tighter NO guidelines will reduce asthma incidence among children

February 24, 2021
New study suggests that revisiting the annual air pollution guideline for nitrogen dioxide is necessary

The Max Planck Institute for Chemistry mourns the loss of Nobel Laureate Paul J. Crutzen

January 28, 2021
The atmospheric scientist Paul J. Crutzen (December 3, 1933 – January 28, 2021) showed how human activities affect planet Earth and pose a threat to the ozone layer and climate.

COVID-19: Calculating aerosol infection risk yourself

September 22, 2020
Algorithm to estimate coronavirus infection risk from aerosol transmission in the indoor environment and under different safety measures

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