The mystery of the secret laser beams is almost solved. But Paula and Philipp have little reason to be happy. The whole story is already in the newspaper. Where did their rivals get all the information from?
The newspaper got to the case before Paula and Philipp
Bad news for Paula and Philipp: there is already a detailed report about the origin of the lasers in the newspaper. That just leaves the question of why the entrance to the optics plant wasn't better guarded. The two journalists set off on their way there. Once there, they hope to find a press conference and a statement by the press spokesperson.
Who was it who actually spoke here? On the occasion of all this confusion, the professor asks this question and looks at direct and indirect speech.