Aleks Scholz, D.

Born in 1975 in Gera, currently lives in Dublin (IRL) Doctorate in astronomy. After research stays in Canada and Scotland, he is currently Schroedinger Fellow at the Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies in Ireland.

Publications in various newspapers and online

Published "Lexikon des Unwissens" (Rowohlt, 2007) together with Kathrin Passig as well as "Verirren – eine Anleitung für Anfänger und Fortgeschrittene" (Rowohlt, 2010). His texts have been published in Der Standard, taz, Süddeutsche Zeitung, Spiegel Online, Zeit, and others.


Aleks Scholz: Videoportrait
Regie: Lars Hubrich

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Editor of

Editor of weblogs, which has received the Grimme award, and co-editor of the book accompanying the weblog Riesenmaschine – das Beste aus dem brandneuen Universum (Heyne, 2007).


Aleks Scholz (Skizze: Annelore Reski)Aleks Scholz (Skizze: Annelore Reski)Skizze: Annelore Reski


Online, he writes for, and


Homepage:  Aleks Scholz