MPS Göttingen (Max Planck Institute for Solar System Research)

Research establishment in Göttingen, Germany which studies all the bodies that make up our solar system including the Sun, the planets, the asteroids etc. The Institute develops scientific instruments that are sent into space on ESA and NASA missions.

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Dr Robert Minchin

Astronomer at the National Radio Astronomy Observatory in the United States, and previously at (amongst others) the famous Arecibo in Puerto Rico, and the flying telescope SOFIA.

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Molecular Ecology at University of Innsbruck

Molecular Ecology group at the University of Innsbruck. Uses molecular biology and multiple other disciplines to study ecology as a snap-shot of evolving biodiversity.

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Scientists for Future Deutschland

German branch of the campaign by scientists to save the planet from environmental destruction due to climate change. They are letting the world know the science of climate change, conducting research themselves and helping climate scientists to network.

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Dr Rigoberto Hernandez

Gompf Family Professor of Chemistry at John Hopkins University in Maryland, United States. Director of the Open Chemistry Collaborative in Diversity Equity (OXIDE). Professor in Departments of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, and Materials Science and Engineering at John Hopkins. Interested in theoretical and computational chemistry of systems far from equilibrium. Also interested in diversifying chemistry.

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European Union Agency for the Space Programme (EUSPA)

Co-ordinates the various EU space services including Galileo sat nav, Copernicus climate satellites, asteroid monitoring etc.

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Professor Dr Wolfgang Cramer

Ecologist and geographer at the CNRS (Centre national de la recherche scientifique) in France, whose main aim is to do everything possible to mitigate the climate crisis, and help other scientists to do so as well. Works with the IPCC and MedECC, and supports non-violent climate activism.

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MIT+K12 Videos

Video account presenting dummies’ guides to science and tech, made by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. They are officially aimed at schools, but they work just as well as for any absolute beginner.

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Wissenschaftlicher Beirat der Bundesregierung Globale Umweltveränderungen / German Advisory Council on Global Change

Indpendent scientific body advising the German Federal Government on the climate crisis and other threats to the planet’s ecosystems.

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Dr Michael E. Mann

Climatologist and geophysicist, director of the Center for Science, Sustainability & the Media at the University of Pennsylvania, USA. Particularly focused on climate change, Mann has played a major role in uncovering the history of the Earth’s climate in his work for the IPCC and other organisations.

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Dr Alán Aspuru-Guzik

Professor of Chemistry, Computer Science, Materials Science and Chemical Engineering at the University of Toronto. Founder of Zapata Computing and Kebotix. Directs Acceleration Consortium at University of Toronto. Editor-in-Chief of the Digital Discovery journal. Works on artificial intelligence and quantum computing.

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Haus der Astronomie (Centre for Astronomy Education and Outreach)

Education centre in Germany which holds workshops, summer schools and conferences all about astronomy and related topics. Operated by the Max Planck Society, and created in partnership with the Klaus Tschira Foundation, the University of Heidelberg and the City of Heidelberg.

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