In my element

“I would like to get people hooked on physics”

Nitrogen ist very important for Matthias Salewski – not only as a researcher, but also an entertainer on stage.

Digitalization

Close to Core Business

Henrik Hahn, Evonik’s Chief Digital Officer, talks about the role played by digitalization in the chemical industry.

Corporate Foresight

Extreme extremities

How can thoughts control a prosthesis? Polymers are becoming the “connectors” between human beings and prostheses.

Corporate Foresight

Cadmium and Nickel fresh from the field

A visionary approach: Can plants absorb harmful substances and thus detoxify soil?

Polyamide 12

People and visions: 3D Printing

In focus: Innovations in additive manufacturing – and the people who are driving this mega trend.

Innovation culture

People and visions: Innovations for daily life

In focus: Inspiring people whose innovative ideas have enriched our daily lives.

Interview with Walter Leitner

Power-to-X for sustainable future

Prof. Leitner is investigating innovative methods of storing electricity from renewable sources.

Corporate Foresight

Smart Fabrics

Evonik will help future fashion to do more than keeping us warm and looking good. Will we soon have smart fabrics equipped with poison detectors?

Evonik Digital

Digital Pacemakers

The new subsidiary Evonik Digital GmbH is reinforcing digitalization within the Group. A visit to an agile think tank.

From YuMi to BINA48

Visions of a smart future

Find out why Astro Teller celebrates failed projects and how the robots Bina48 and YuMi get close to human beings.

In my element

“My fate depends on hydrogen”

Kurt Frieden likes to get carried away through the air by hydrogen – the lightest element on earth.

In my element

“How we discovered Darmstadtium”

The nuclear physicist Prof. Sigurd Hofmann on a new element that he was allowed to name after his home town.

In my Element

“Gold was created in outer space”

This precious metal lies deep underground, but it originated in the depths of space. How? Professor Stephan Rosswog explains.

In my element

"Our molecule will make it in the textbooks"

How chemist Moritz Malischewski discovered a whole new side to carbon.

Elements Edition 03 2019

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