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On Monday, July 13, the second to last performance of "Let them eat money" will take place in the Life-Stream from the Margrave Theatre. It deals with the question "Who is to blame?" for the climate catastrophe. After each stream of the digital production, experts discuss the themes of the play live...

Many people think of paleontology as field research, digging for fossils and Jurassic Park. A large part of the research is computer-aided. Dr. Rachel Warnock is a paleontologist who mainly conducts research on computers. This semester she is a visiting professor at the Chair of Paleo-Environment at...

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After the success of the first and second editions, the applied sedimentology group at the GeoZentrum NordBayern (FAU Erlangen-Nuremberg) in collaboration with Geocosm LLC. are happy to announce the third edition of the International School on Sandstone Diagenesis. Like in the previous years, the s...

How huge he really was is uncertain. The only thing that is certain is that it is the largest bony fish of all time: we are talking about the Leedsichthys problematicus, which lived about 160 million years ago. But how can such fossils, of which only a few fragments have survived, even be analysed? ...

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Climate change is perceived very differently in our society. The natural sciences often set completely different priorities here than, for example, politics or economics. And how does tomorrow's generation see this development? At the Long Night of Sciences, Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Kießling, Dr. Florian ...

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On July 3, 5pm, Prof. Christopher Scotese (Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, Northwestern University, USA) gave a talk "Foundation of Earth System History: Plate tectonics, paleogeography & paleoclimate during the last 1.5 billion years" in Hörsaal Geologie. He is the inventor of t...