About the Book
Munich has had its dark sides, too, as the home of “the Movement”: The Nazi scourge that – though with a rule of a mere 12 years duration – still casts its shadow forward. Munich has undertaken great efforts to come to terms with its role in this monumental civilisation ‘traincrash’ and today, the city is a charming, open, liberal place, not just for commerce, science, and arts, but also as a place where many persecuted have sought refuge from their tormentors, be it from the Soviets during the Cold War or nowadays from the unruly Middle East and parts of Africa. Today, Munich shines again.
Born 1951 in Copenhagen, Denmark, but has lived in three countries. First education as commercial photographer, subsequently MSc (Science), worked in astronomy, science communication and international science policy and diplomacy. Author of several textbooks on astronomy, science policy and science communication as well as photo books on various subjects.