Long Night of the Sciences: climate research up close

70 scientific institutions in Berlin and Potsdam invite the public to the Long Night of the Sciences on June 24. The Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research opens its doors as well and organizes for its visitors exciting experiments and talks about the climate. Stefan Rahmstorf, Jonathan Donges, Jessica Strefler and many more will give extraordinary insights into their research and lead the audience through a multifarious and joyful evening.
When Jun 24, 2017
from 05:30 PM to 11:30 PM
Where Potsdam-Institut für Klimafolgenforschung, Telegrafenberg A 31, 14473 Potsdam
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From the end of the dinosaurs to a climate time machine up to recent climate change and the conflicts arising from it - the range of lectures and experiments for both children and adults is multicoloured, vibrant and informative.

Thus the youngest can learn interesting facts about antarctic research at the kids-lecture Journey to the South Pole, create currents on their own with the Ocean experiment or explore the climate itself within the Weatherkitchen.

For the adult visitors there will be a variety of talks, presentations and guided tours among which they can choose for example: 

06:30 pm 

Climate Change and Conflicts - Lecture by Dr. Jonathan Donges

07:30 pm 

The End of the Dinosaurs - Lecture by Dr. Georg Feulner

20.30 Uhr 

Into the Atmosphere, out of the Atmosphere. Why hesitation in climate policies increases the costs - Lecture by Dr. Jessica Strefler

21:30 Uhr 

Science or Fiction? Climate and Film - Lecture by Prof. Stefan Rahmstorf


Climate Time Mashine - Visualizing the Paleo-Climate

Historic Michelson-Experiment - Experimentum Crucis and guided tour to the theory of the aether

A more detailed description of the program can be found on the LNDW-website. Ticket sale begins on May 29th. The event will be held in German language.

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