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29 June, 2018

Air pollution – an important and neglected cause of death

Particulate matter significantly increases mortality amongst children in low-income countries

26 June, 2018

Honor and career jump for Chinese atmospheric researchers from Mainz

Three scientists from the Max Planck Institute for Chemistry have obtained prestigious awards and faculty positions through the Chinese 1000 Talents Program in China.

15 June, 2018

ESRP meeting in Göttingen

Press release of the MPI for Meteorology in Hamburg Hamburg, 15 June 2018 The annual meeting of the Earth System Research Partnership, composed of Max Planck institutes and associated institutes, took place from 6 to 8 June...

14 June, 2018

The Janus head of the South Asian monsoon

The world's largest weather phenomenon efficiently purifies the air of pollutants, but also distributes them across the globe

15 May, 2018

ORBITUARY – Friedrich Begemann (1927-2018)

Prof. Dr. Friedrich Heinrich Begemann, former director at the Max Planck Institute for Chemistry, died on May 11, 2018, at the age of 90.

25 April, 2018

Distinction for Mainz cloud researcher

Physicist Mira Pöhlker is awarded a Minerva Fast Track position at the Max Planck Institute for Chemistry

12 April, 2018

Alfred Wegener Medal for climate and earth system researcher Meinrat O. Andreae

The emeritus director of the MPI for Chemistry receives the highest award of the European Geosciences Union (EGU) for his groundbreaking research achievements

26 March, 2018

HALO research aircraft measures emissions from major cities

Researchers from Mainz analyze emissions from major Asian cities to better understand and predict the extent and impact of urban air pollution on the Earth's atmosphere.

26 February, 2018

Biological soil crusts endangered by global change

Model calculations predict a decrease of 25 to 40 percent in biological soil crusts through persisting global warming and increasing land use.

26 February, 2018

The beginnings of a research giant

On February 26, 2018, the Max Planck Society is celebrating the 70th anniversary of its foundation