Georg Christoph Lichtenberg (1742-1799) was one of the most significant scientists of the Enlightenment. His physics lectures were pioneering and Lichtenberg’s sharp-witted aphorisms recorded in the famous ”scrawling books” make him into our contemporary.
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Arnulf Zitelmann, born in 1929, studied philosophy and theology. He taught religion and now lives as a freelance author in Darmstadt. He has published numerous adventure novels and biographies with Beltz & Gelberg. He received the Friedrich-Bödecker-Prize and the Grand Prize of the German Academy for Children’s and Youth Literature for his work as a whole.