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Latest University of Bonn Stories

2012-05-23 19:00:14

Criminal cases can often only be solved using forensics to piece together physical evidence and reconstruct what happened.

Image 1 - Milky Way’s Companions May Spell Trouble For Dark Matter
2012-04-25 07:46:27

Astronomers from the University of Bonn in Germany have discovered a vast structure of satellite galaxies and clusters of stars surrounding our Galaxy, stretching out across a million light years.

2012-04-24 23:13:52

Where do viruses dangerous to humans come from, and how have they evolved?

2012-04-04 20:29:44

Hidden in the mud, the cone snail Conus purpurascens lies in wait for its victims.

2012-03-12 21:04:59

The earth's structure can be compared to an orange: its crust is the peel supported by the earth's heavy mantle.

2011-07-12 12:43:07

The study, which was supported by the German Research Foundation, brought together scientists from the Universities of Bonn and Köln, as well as from the Charité in Berlin. 28 younger persons who had been smoking for quite a number of years and an equal number of non-smokers participated in this study.

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2011-06-24 11:40:00

Scientists have found a way to take the temperature of dinosaurs that have been extinct for millions of years.

2011-01-31 14:18:48

Nearly ten percent of all cases of depression are so severe that the patients do not respond to any established treatment method.

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2010-11-26 07:55:00

Physicists from the University of Bonn have developed a completely new source of light, a so-called Bose-Einstein condensate consisting of photons.

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2010-11-19 08:29:15

New stars are born in the Universe around the clock – in the Milky Way, currently about ten per year.


Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.