Science for everyone

Ever thought science is complicated and you won’t understand it anyway? Let this section contradict you.




Hello out there! Today, I want to explain you how satellites work and why we like them so much for polar research. First of all, you may wonder about the relation between the headline and satellites. Well, satellites fly high above the Earth, around 700 km. And the farther you […]

Big Brother in Space








Components of an Earth-System-Model
If you have any interest in climate sciences, it is very easy to stumble upon the mysterious term climate model sooner or later. However, it is sometimes quite difficult to get answers to questions like: “For what do you actually use a model?” Actually, all anybody normally asks is “So, […]

What is a model?