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Long Night of Science: 10,000 visited Telegraphenberg

06/06/2012 - The “smartest night of the year” once again attracted thousands of scienctifically interested people to the Telegraphenberg campus. At the 12th Long Night of Science, Potsdam recorded the biggest increase in visitor numbers. At Telegraphenberg alone, almost twice as many visitors were counted as in 2011. The Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research (PIK) took part offering a wide range of activities for visitors of all ages – supported by more than 120 PIK volunteers.
Long Night of Science: 10,000 visited Telegraphenberg

Tint and ice cubes: ocean circulation experiment for young visitors.

From topics like sea-level rise or energy transition to climate-quizzing the Hollywood movie “The Day After Tomorrow”, PIK provided a series of lectures and presentations on several up-to-date topics. Of course, the opportunity to explore and learn more about the scientific buildings on historic Telegraphenberg and about its scientists was given, too. For the first time, the Small Refractor – reopened last autumn after restoration - was included in the program as a "movie cupola" with short films on climate change.

Do-it-yourself ocean circulation, the boardgame “Keep Cool” and more: There was a lot to explore for young scientists as well, for instance the everyday life of a scientist in the Arctic and Antarctic. Those who wished to examine climate change by themselves could do so with the “little climate princess” of the play of that name – following the cuckoo in procession across Telegraphenberg.

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