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Prof. Dr. Matthias Braun from the Institute of Geography at FAU observes, measures and researches glaciers, ice shelves, mountain ranges and polar regions. For his latest round of measurements, he travelled to South Patagonia and took to the skies in the research aircraft Polar 5.

FAU laser physicist Prof. Dr. Peter Hommelhoff has been awarded the Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz Prize from the German Research Foundation, the most important award for research in Germany.