Built in 1715 as a Baroque planned city, Karlsruhe is celebrating its 300th anniversary around the castle. The city is now a center for art and media technology.
In Germany, wishing someone happy birthday on the wrong day could get you in big trouble — and getting old can also get expensive. Join Kate Müser on Meet the Germans for more birthday dos and don'ts.
Bruce Allen is the director of the Max Planck Institute for Gravitational Physics in Hanover. His Ph.D. supervisor was Stephen Hawking, who became a good friend. DW interviewed Allen as Hawking turned 75 last year.
The Elbphilharmonie concert house opened on January 11, 2017. Since then tourists and locals have been enjoying the sounds and views of Hamburg's latest landmark.
The date and the year of Christ's birth are uncertain, but the birthdays of these modern-day Christmas babies are known for sure.
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