Peter Grunberg

Nobel Prize Goes to Julich Physicist

The Jülich researcher Peter Grünberg and his colleague Albert Fert from the University of Paris have been awarded the Nobel Prize in physics
for 2007 by the Nobel Committee. They are honoured for their discovery of giant magneto- resistance (GMR) in the 1980's. The GMR effect led to the breakthrough in gigabyte hard disks used in every computer produced today.

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Hannover Messe: Jülich Puts Research into Practice

Hannover Messe

It runs and runs and runs: the Jülich fuel cell will be showcased at the Hannover Messe. Other exhibits are: resistant materials and new measuring techniques for plant growth and solar modules.

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Electricity form Fruit Tea & Mathematics You Can Grasp

Hannover Messe

For the 8th Girls’ Day on April 25th, Jülich is expecting around 60 girls from secondary schools to get a taste for professions and subject fields in which women often represent the minority.

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Proteins:
Twisting and Turning

Hannover Messe

In the leading scientific journal PNAS, Jülich researchers present computer simulations that show how proteins that are otherwise straight twist into a helix and thus protect themselves against unwanted reactions.

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