Aileen Arnstadt

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Mythos Jungfräulichkeit: Heilige oder Hure

Viele junge Musliminnen leben ein modernes Leben - und wollen dann doch als Jungfrau in die Ehe gehen. Was, wenn sie keine mehr sind?<p>Es gibt …

In Idomeni brodelt es unter den Einheimischen

Die Griechen in der Grenzregion zu Mazedonien fühlen sich überfordert von der großen Zahl der Flüchtlinge. Auch das Verhalten der ausländischen …

Der "Islamische Staat" will ein antimuslimisches Europa

Die Terrormiliz verübt Anschläge im Namen des Islam und will damit die europäischen Gesellschaften spalten - Muslime gegen Nicht-Muslime. Ihre …

Hetzjagd auf den Löwenjäger

• Nachdem er den Löwen Cecil getötet hat, bekommt ein amerikanischer Zahnarzt Hassschreiben und Morddrohungen.<br>• Der Mann entschuldigte sich und …

Tiere

Diese Bilder lügen

Fotos sind nur noch Computerdateien mit Millionen Bildpunkten. Nie war es einfacher, sie zu fälschen. Was bedeutet das für unseren Blick auf die …

Bundesregierung verschärft Reisehinweis für die Türkei

Terrorgefahr in öffentlichen Verkehrsmitteln: Weil in der Türkei verstärkt mit Anschlägen gerechnet werden muss, mahnt das Außenministerium Reisende …

Pluto is Something Way More Awesome Than a Mere Planet

Stop hoping that Pluto will regain its former designation as a planet. It isn’t going to happen. But the good news is, Pluto is something much cooler …

Dr. Web-Newsletter: Verlosungsaktion – letzte Chance zur Teilnahme (beendet)

<b>Teilnahmeschluss für die Verlosung ist heute, der 30.7.2015.</b> Er ist wieder da. Der Dr. Web-Newsletter. Wir haben ihn nach 8 Jahren Kältestasis …

Digital

Fairphone 2 kann ab sofort vorbestellt werden

Im Juni wurde das Fairphone 2 vorgestellt. Das „Fair“ im Namen trägt das Smartphone aus dem Grund, dass es mit fair gehandelten Rohstoffen und unter …

The Icy Mountains of Pluto

New close-up images of a region near Pluto’s equator reveal a giant surprise: a range of youthful mountains.

The Ice of Pluto is More Diverse Than We Realized

We give up: Pluto is out to surprise us. This time it’s the ice. We thought it’d be easy once we confirmed ice caps of methane and nitrogen, but the …

Astronomy

How 'Mordor' and 'Cthulhu' found their way onto Pluto and its moons

Space scientists, with the public's help, have been naming features on Pluto and its moons after deities of the underworld.<p>The dark spot near the …

Solar System

It saw Pluto: Here's where New Horizons goes next

The New Horizons spacecraft has wowed us back on Earth with its 3 billion-mile Pluto mission, but it's still got a lot of traveling to do.<p>In fact, scientists expect it to keep making headlines for another two decades or so. After Pluto, the spacecraft is off to explore the Kuiper belt, which <i>USA</i> …

Pluto: the splendid semi-planet with a special place in our hearts

New Horizons could have spoiled our imaginative view of Pluto by revealing nothing very special – instead it has uncovered all sorts of amazing things<p>We have all been marvelling at the New Horizons images of Pluto – 134340 Pluto, to give it its official, rather distractingly Beverley Hills …

This is our first-ever photo of Pluto’s moon Hydra

Now that we've become intimately acquainted with Pluto and its largest moon, Charon, it's time to take a peek at one of Pluto's smaller buddies: Hydra.<p>On Wednesday, along with the release of our highest-ever resolution photos of Pluto and Charon, NASA revealed that the New Horizons spacecraft had …

NASA New Horizons: Is that Pluto the dog on Pluto?

Amid rumours NASA's New Horizons spotted a lifeform on Pluto, we applied our advanced 'cartoon sensor' to investigate. See the results.<p>An unusually …

The Clearest Photo of Pluto Yet

Photograph by NASA/JHUAPL/SWR<p>Pluto nearly fills the frame in this image from the Long Range Reconnaissance Imager (LORRI) aboard NASA’s New Horizons …

NASA flyby gives closer look at Pluto’s mysterious ‘heart’

We downgraded its status, but Pluto still showed us its heart.<p>A spartan but warm-toned orb with a prominent heart-shaped terrain came into clear view Tuesday morning after NASA’s New Horizons snapped a picture some 476,000 miles from its surface after nearly a decade of travel.<p>Pluto was still …

Solar System

7 Lessons From NASA's Epic Pluto Mission

Historically ambitious missions require time, patience, and a lot of luck.<p>Can you think of any long-term mission that compares, in scope, to what NASA achieved this week?<p>Think of it this way: Those heart-stopping photos of Pluto, taken by NASA's New Horizons spacecraft, are the result of a …

Solar System

Pluto: the ice plot thickens

Young Mountain Range on Pluto Muddles Our Understanding of Plutonian Geology

New images released from yesterday's historic Pluto flyby reveal what NASA calls a "giant surprise": a range of mountains on the dwarf planet's …

Pluto

NASA'S mission to Pluto will help scientists solve some of the biggest mysteries about Earth

The New Horizons spacecraft is expected to make its closest approach tomorrow (July 14) at 7:49 a.m. EDT (1149 GMT), coming within 7,800 miles (12,500 kilometers) of Pluto's surface. But even 4.67 billion miles (7.5 billion km) away, the historic mission could help scientists learn more about …

Astronomy

Will Pluto Join the Water Worlds? New Horizons' Views Spark Speculation

This week's discovery of 11,000-foot-high mountains on Pluto — and the implication that they're made of water ice — is stimulating all sorts of wonderings about what may be going on beneath the surface. Could there be liquid water or slush moving beneath those mountains, warmed by radioactive rocks …

Solar System

Two for the price of one: The unique binary system of Pluto and Charon

NASA’s New Horizons is described as a mission to Pluto, but one of the reasons the dwarf planet is so fascinating to scientists is that it’s part of the only known binary system in our solar system.<p>In a binary system, both members of the pair orbit around a common center of gravity. Earth is about …

Pluto: From Hubble to New Horizons.

In 2010, a map of Pluto’s surface was created using multiple images taken by the Hubble Space Telescope. For half a decade, they were the best images …

Astronomy

Who you calling a dwarf? Pluto flyby reopens debate about its 'planet' status

Passion still flare on both sides, with some saying it should never have been a planet to begin with while others call the dwarf planet designation ‘vindictive’<p>Pluto lost its title as our ninth planet nearly a decade ago, not long after Nasa launched a 3bn-mile mission to the celestial body that …

Solar System

Pluto Is Turning Into The Planet Of Your Nightmares

"This is an epic day for fans of our betentacled overlord."<p>The New Horizons mission to Pluto has been a dream come true for scientists, who've waited years to get their first close-up glimpse of the distant dwarf planet. But some of the informal names they're giving its distinctive features are …

Pluto's heart named 'Tombaugh Regio' in celebration of dwarf planet's discovery

Nasa has named the heart-shaped region of Pluto in celebration of the dwarf planet’s pioneering discoverer Clyde Tombaugh.<p>The area will now be …

Pluto: What have we learned so far?

<b>Now that the New Horizons probe has successfully flown past Pluto and confirmed to Nasa that it is all in one piece, researchers can look forward to a "waterfall" of images and data from the strange, distant world over the next 16 months. But even though just a couple of pictures from the dwarf</b> …