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Curious, determined and creative scientists and researchers are the driving force behind groundbreaking discoveries and insights. They are the ones who advance our research, our institutions, and our society – and make a difference. This is why they are at the heart of the programs we fund at Wübben Stiftung Wissenschaft.

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We see ourselves as a strategic partner and service provider for German universities and research institutes, helping them identify, attract and integrate outstanding international academics. We believe in the value of unconventional ideas, and encourage students, researchers and universities to break new ground.

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introduced by Peter-André Alt

#4 Werner Heisenberg

“The Meaning of Beauty in Exact Natural Science” is the title of a lecture delivered by the winner of the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1970 on the connection between scientific thought and intuitive aesthetic experience (audio recording).

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