Lectures & Videos

Lectures & Videos

Media Presence of Department of Molecular Membrane Biology and Prof. Dr. Hartmut Michel

Hartmut Michel on ARD-alpha

"Weniger essen, mehr bewegen." Das ist Hartmut Michels schlichtes Rezept für eine gesündere Welt.

Hartmut Michel on Global Ideas

Global Ideas asked a group of Nobel prize winners to share their views on energy and climate issues. The result? Nobel Ideas.

Hartmut Michel interviewed by DeutscheWelle

Prof. Hartmut Michel is Nobel Laureate in Chemistry 1988. He talks to us about his research on photosynthesis and the question of why nature is so superior to human ingenuity.

Hartmut Michel, interviewed in 2008

Biofuels such as ethanol, biodiesel and biogas are no solution for the energy problems of the world at all, says Hartmut Michel. Their energy efficiency is far too low, therefore they are absolutely not worth the effort. Instead he favours other renewable energy sources like solar panels and wind power. Michel received the Nobel Prize in Chemistry 1988 together with Johann Deisenhofer and Robert Huber for the determination of the three-dimensional structure of a photosynthetic reaction centre.
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