What is the biggest disaster for you?

Not having any garlic at home

Where would you like to live?

Germany is quite good

What is perfect earthly happiness for you?

My daughter

What mistakes are you most likely to excuse?

As long as there are unintentional mistakes, all.

At least the first time

Your favorite novel heroes?

Marvin from The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy

Your favorite heroines in reality?

My parents

Your favorite heroines in poetry?

Oh dear, the last time I dealt with poetry was in school

your favorite painter?

MC Escher

your favorite composer?

Mahler, Prokofiev, Shostakovich, Poulenc... I can't decide.

You can only hunt me with atonality

What qualities do you value most in a man?

Sincerity, empathy, intelligence

Which in a woman?

Sincerity, empathy, intelligence

your favorite virtue?


your favorite activity?


Who or what would you have liked to be?

professional dancer

Your main character trait?

intrinsically motivated

What do you value most in your friends?

That you don't need a spectacular program to have a good time.

Sitting together, eating, drinking, talking

your favorite bird?


your biggest mistake?

I can't think of anything too bad... could that be the fault?

your favorite writer?

Erich Kaestner

Your heroines in the story?

All those who have fought with humanity and without violence against inhuman, violent systems

What do you despise the most?

hatred and violence

Which historical figures do you despise the most?

Hm. It's obvious to despise someone like Hitler, but the real contempt, or rather fear, is for the dark side of our humanity, which allows for cruel characters and makes them great

What military achievements do you admire most?


Do you mean "regret"?

Which reform do you admire the most?

The successful implementation of the Montreal Protocol to phase out chlorofluorocarbons.

Gives hope for the fight against the climate crisis

What natural gift would you like to possess?

Master all languages ​​of the world.

Or at least two or three more

How would you like to die?

old and asleep

Your current state of mind?

Tired but determined

your motto?

Oh, it's also possible without a motto

Mai Thi Nguyen-Kim

: The doctor of chemistry and award-winning science journalist built up the online science channel "maiLab" with more than 1 million subscribers and wrote the bestsellers "Weird, everything chemical" and "The smallest common reality".

On ZDFneo she presents the show "Mai Think X", on ZDF she can be seen in a series on chemistry in "Terra X".