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Review of the year 2017

The virtue of the candle lies not in the wax that leaves its trace, but in its light.

- Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, The Wisdom of the Sands

An eventful year comes to an end, with exciting expeditions and many fascinating research results, farewells of retired employees and the welcome of many new colleagues, a remodeling of the institute and a big birthday: our institute has turned a quarter century this year.

Now this year is coming to an end.

We wish you all a Merry Christmas, relaxing holidays and a Happy New Year!


For all who want to review the year - here you will find all the news of the year 2017.

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