Current NEWS from the LIB cosmos

From newly discovered animal species to treasures of historical collections, from environmental changes to nature conservation in the Anthropocene, from the opening of a special exhibition to a panel discussion: you will find all the latest information here. We also offer current press releases for download in the press area.

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  • Knowledge Transfer, LIB, Museums

    Long Night of the Museums: Full house with 4,500 night owls

    What a night that was! Scorpions crawled over researchers’ hands, minerals glowed in the dark and our dinosaur researcher told us how dinosaurs passed their time at night.

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  • Knowledge Transfer, Museums, Press releases

    New FörTax data portal goes online

    The FörTax project has developed an online data portal that for the first time provides an overview of currently existing relevant species knowledge activities in Germany.

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  • Museums, Press releases, Research

    Study proves collision of fin whale with ship

    Finnis’ imposing skull with its powerful shoulder section cannot be overlooked in the foyer of the Museum der Natur Hamburg.

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  • LIB, Museums

    „Museum Monsters” – new online game of the Leibniz Research Museums

    In the free computer game, monsters can be created from museum objects.

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  • LIB, Museums, Press releases

    New home for natural history in Hamburg

    THE NEW MUSEUM will be built on Baufeld 51 in HafenCity. Important heads of the project, including Katharina Fegebank, have their say in the authority’s new press release.

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  • Museums, Special exhibitions

    Exhibition “The Whole of Nature”: Science Meets Art

    From the medieval “Wimmelbild” to the depiction of digitally simulated natural phenomena: The special exhibition at the Museum der Natur Hamburg shows historical and current examples of how nature can be meaningfully ordered and depicted as a whole.

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