... that a German astronaut was trained at the ZEISS Planetarium?
German astronaut Dr. Matthias Maurer used the stars as his guides while training at the ZEISS Planetarium in Bochum. A tent was pitched with two small windows to simulate the tiny windows in a real spaceship.
... that you can travel through the brain?
Tissues are captured using a high-resolution microscope and displayed in 3D using powerful software. You can then move through the samples by wearing a VR headset. Working together with arivis, a 3D software company, ZEISS has developed prototypes for this type of immersive microscopy.
... that Charles Darwin thought highly of ZEISS microscopes?
In a letter to Ernst Haeckel, Prorector of the University of Jena, Charles Darwin requested a microscope from Carl Zeiss for his son Francis. And Carl Zeiss actually sent the 4,876th microscope to Darwin on 11 March 1881.
... that birds have an in-built air-conditioning system?
Using a ZEISS 3D X-ray microscope, US researchers have discovered that some birds have an in-built air-conditioning system in their beaks. There are tiny structures in their nasal cavities that cool airflow and retain moisture.