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Magazine Humboldt Kosmos

The High-Flyer

The biologist, Martin Wikelski, studies animal migration – from space. In his project ICARUS, he collects the data from animals fitted with GPS transmitters.

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The High-Flyer

Magazine Humboldt Kosmos

The Humboldt Code

He was an obsessive networker, a daredevil and a marketing genius. The reports on his travels and adventures earned him star status. Today, on the 250th anniversary of his birth, the Prussian scholar is still revered. On the secret of an eternal idol.

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The Humboldt Code

The Humboldt Code

He was an obsessive networker, a daredevil and a marketing genius. The reports on his travels and adventures earned him star status. Today, the Prussian scholar is still revered. On the secret of an eternal idol.

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The Humboldt Code

News

The Humboldt Foundation congratulates two of its funding recipients upon being chosen to receive a Leibniz Prize

The Alexander von Humboldt Foundation would like to extend its congratulations to the newly selected winners of the Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz Prize! The ten researchers tapped to receive a 2023 Leibniz Prize from the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG – German Research Foundation) include the Humboldtians Largus T. Angenent and Hartmut Rosa.

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Magazine Humboldt Kosmos

The Linguist

Kofi Yakpo was once a big shot in German rap. Today, he is a professor of linguistics, researching into the emergence of Creole languages and uncovering the colonial legacy of his subject along the way.

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The Linguist