Research as Profession & Research as Calling
Left: visualization of the surface of Mars in Virtual Reality; Right: Thomas Ortner presenting at the Long Night of Science 2018; Below: Thomas Ortner working
In an interview with APA Science Thomas Ortner, project manager in the Geospatial Visualization research group, talks about his work at VRVis. The APA Science dossier 02/2019 is dedicated to the topic of research as a profession & research as a calling. In his interview Thomas Ortner reports on his exciting work: computer science, planetary research, geology and a touch of science fiction - his projects cover a broad spectrum. But he also talks about his everyday research life and how he combines his profession, scientific career and leisure time.