Science and research experience for free! On Saturday, November 7, 2009, the 3rd night of knowledge takes place in Hamburg. Nearly 60 universities, research institutes and other scientific institutions open their doors usually closed to the public from 17: 00 to 24:00 in otherwise and experience to touch and join science. This year for the first time, succeeded to offer all events for visitors free of charge! Hundreds of scientific projects, including exhibitions, exciting lectures and discussions, tours, captivating experiments or hands-on activities are offered in the wide-ranging program of the 3rd night of knowledge. All departments are represented by the arts and Humanities through social sciences to the natural and engineering sciences. Highlighted projects for young talents, the children and youth of Hamburg’s exciting science and research community are to inspire this year. In addition to many Hamburg facilities are also institutions from the metropolitan region and from northern Germany taking part in the night of knowledge and present their projects at Hamburg-based partners. To achieve the numerous locations of the night of knowledge, a free network of shuttle buses is visitors on various special lines available. Learn more about the night of the knowledge on the website. The full program goes online as of the end of September.