Highlights of the RUB picture Gallery In detail Research often takes place at a very small scale! Things can get colorful and fascinating there... (content in German) Learn more Outreach Gneiss Chats Podcast Join us as Dr. Vitor Barrote and Dr. Silvia Volante and their guests discuss science, teaching, and all sorts of relevant topics in the geosciences! Listen now Mineralogical Collection The whole periodic table in one Mineral! 2019 was the international year of the periodic table of the elements. This was an occasion for RUB geoscientists to take a closer look at the composition of the mineral tourmaline. In their opinion, it is record-breaking.... (content in German). Learn more Seismology How the Alps look from below? Mountains extend not only upward, but also downward into the earth. To get an idea of this, researchers use earthquakes... (content in German) Learn more You may also be interested in Outreach Twitter For up-to-date information on events and research related to our institute, please follow us on Twitter! Follow us!