Annual theme "Power of Material/Politics of Materiality" 

Interdisciplinary Lecture Series (2012/13)



New Concepts of Matter

with Harald Lesch


Harald Lesch is Professor of Theoretical Astrophysics at the Institute for Astronomy and Astrophysics at the University Observatory of the Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich (LMU) since 1995 and he teaches natural philosophy at the Munich University of Philosophy. His main areas of research are cosmic plasma physics, black holes and neutron stars. Amongst other things, he is the expert on astrophysics in the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG) (German Research Society), science journalist and TV presenter and he has been awarded many prizes for his teaching and journalism.