Florian Freistetter

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Florian Freistetter

Florian Freistetter was born in 1977 and studied astronomy. His doctoral thesis was about asteroids. He worked at the University Observatories of Vienna, Jena, and Heidelberg; he was involved in the exploration and the study of exoplanets. In 2008 he founded the astronomy blog "Astrodicticum simplex" that turned into the most widely read science blog in the German language. His book "The Comet in a Cocktail Glass" (2013 ) was nominated for "Science Book of the Year." Florian Freistetter lives and works as a science writer in Jena.


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Asteroid Now

Asteroid Now

Picture this scary scenario: asteroid XYZ is racing toward the earth and threatens to wipe out all life. Only a few short weeks remain to divert disaster. At the last possible moment a team of ...

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The Rediscovery of the Sky

The Rediscovery of the Sky

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The Comet in the Cocktail Glass

The Comet in the Cocktail Glass

When one thinks of astronomy it us usually about stars, galaxies, black holes, and the like. Yet the events of deep space also impact our daily lives in a fundamental way.

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Termine

Chaostheorie für Anfänger. Im Rahmen des Studium Generale 2016. Um Anmeldung wird gebeten unter www.hochschule-ruhrwest.de

Mülheim
Hochschule Ruhr West Campus Mülheim,
Duisburger Str. 100,
45479 Mülheim

Der Maya-Kalender und der Weltuntergang: Was wurde aus der Apokalypse vom 21.12.2012? | Zur Veranstaltungs-Website

Speyer
Historisches Museum der Pfalz,
Domplatz 4,
67346 Speyer

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Awards

2014 Wissenschaftsbuch des Jahres in der Kategorie Naturwissenschaft/Technik

Bibliographie

Im Carl Hanser Verlag ist erschienen:
2013 Der Komet im Cocktailglas
2014 Die Neuentdeckung des Himmels. Auf der Suche nach Leben im Universum
2014 Rosetta - Rendezvous im All. Hanser Box
2015 Asteroid Now. Warum die Zukunft der Menschheit in den Sternen liegt