If the monolayer of a colloid crystal (blue pellets) slides over an optical grid (orange), friction can disappear entirely. Image: Thorsten Brazda

The limits of friction

Research collaboration between physicists from Konstanz and Italy shows that static friction between surfaces can be made to disappear entirely

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Contemporary witnesses in history class

[Only available in German] Junior professor Dr Christiane Bertram receives the publication award of the Gesellschaft für Empirische Bildungsforschung for her study on contemporary witnesses in history classes

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Using formal logic to analyse the law

[Only available in German] Joint summer school “Law and Logic” organised by the University of Konstanz, the Harvard Law School and the European University Institute in Florence (Italy) - registration open until 29 March 2018

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