Freiburg04.03. - 18.03.2014

Theatre Hall Old University


Photo: Bender/University Freiburg

“Ideas 2020” was opened on March 4th in the Theatre Hall of the Old University by Prof. Dr Gunther Neuhaus, Prorector of Research at the University of Freiburg. The scientiific talk >>Voller Energie: Freiburger Ideen für eine nachhaltige Energieversrorgung<< was given by Prof. emer. Dr Volker Wittwer, Fraunhofer Institute for Solar Energy Systems ISE.


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Ideen 2020

Ideen 2020

Ideen 2020

Ideen 2020

Ideen 2020

Ideen 2020

Questions from visitors in Freiburg


“How can I protect myself from GM foods?” Read the answer here.

“How does a mobile phone work?” Read the answer here.

“What does “sustainable” actually mean?” Read the answer here.

“What age might a human being attain in 2060?” Read the answer here.

“What if machines and computers decide to replace humans, considering us outdated and inefficient subcomponents?” Read the answer here.

“How many people can the Earth hold?” Read the answer here.

“What’s the best way of storing electricity from photovoltaic systems for private consumption?” Read the answer here.

“When will the global population start to decline?” Read the answer here.

“Is it true that Iceland has a kind of “underfloor heating” under its high streets? If so, how does it work?” Read the answer here.

“How much carbon does biomass emit?” Read the answer here.

“How long does a photovoltaic cell last?” Read the answer here.

“How much energy does it take to build a photovoltaic cell?” Read the answer here.

“Can global warming affect the breeding behaviour of birds?” Read the answer here.