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News. 30. Sep. 2019
The Pohl collection is the topic of a research grant of the MWK within the funding line PRO*Niedersachsen starting October 2019 and will be studied by the chair for "Materialität des Wissens" in cooperation with the I. Institue of Physics (see press release Uni Göttingen (german only)).

News: 01. Sep. 2017
The lecture on historical experiments of Lichtenberg in the lecture series "G. C. Lichtenberg - Schriftsteller, Physiker, Aufklärer" of Dr. Daniel Steil (I. Insitute of Physics) on 27.06.17 was a huge success with more than 250 attendees. Coverage can be found here and here from the local newspaper Göttinger Tageblatt. A complete video of the lecture is available on Youtube.

News: 27. Jun. 2017
In the course of the lecture series "G. C. Lichtenberg - Schriftsteller, Physiker, Aufklärer" Dr. Daniel Steil from the I. Institute of Physics I. will give and experimental talk about some historical experiments of Lichtenberg in the Lichtenberg lecture hall (HS1) of the physics department more...

News: 21. Jan. 2017
During the "3. Göttinger Nacht des Wissens" we will have guided tours from 18 - 24 hours for small groups. Furthermore, demonstration experiments will be presented at the entrance to the collection and there will be some do-it-yourself experiments. more...

News: May 22, 2016
The University of Göttingen presents the Day of open Collection: From 10 pm to 4 am our Physical Cabinet will open - guided tours are offered on request more...

News: January 17, 2015
In the 2nd Göttinger Night of knowledge the Physical Cabinet will open the doors from 5 pm -12 am more...

News: October 2013
The data base "Lichtenberg digital" with 3D animations of objects is now available at more ...

News: October 21, 2013 Physics Colloquium "Lichtenberg Edition"
Prof. Dr. Markus Muenzenberg "Lichtenbergs Objekte im Physicalischen Cabinet- Eine digitale Bestandsaufnahme",
Prof. Dr. Ulrich Joost "Tauben Ohren predigen – Der Physiker Lichtenberg als akademischer Lehrer"
Following the talks there will be a reception of the Goettingen Academy of Science. The digitalized objects can be compared to Lichtenberg's original objects within the Physicalisches Cabinet, which is open to visitors.

News: April 2013 In a series in the local newspaper Göttinger Tageblatt the collections of the University are presented (German only). more ...

News: April 2013 Student organized public lecture series "History of physics - science, society, responsibility ", Wednesdays, 18 Uhr c.t., Historisches building of the SUB (großer Lesesaal / Pauliner church), Papendiek 14. more ...

News: April 2012 Public lecture series "History of physics - Revolution of great thinkers", Thursdays, 18 Uhr c.t., Historisches building of the SUB (großer Lesesaal / Pauliner church), Papendiek 14. more ...

News: March 2012 Exhibition "Objects of Knowledge", Pauliner Kirche, 2. Juni bis 7. Oktober 2012. more ...

News: February 2012 Conference "Universität der Dinge", Göttingen, 4. bis 6. October 2012, with international Symposion »Academic Collecting: History-Practice-Epistemology«. more ...

News: December 2011 On the history of electricity from Franklin to Maxwell by M. Münzenberg in the December issue "Georgia Augusta" more ...

News: April 2011 The physical cabinet has now opened for public on Mondays from 16:15 to 17:15 (except semester break) before the colloquium.

News: All collections, museums and gardens of the university more...