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Alternative Cosmologies on the Test Bench

Einstein's theory of general relativity and the standard model of cosmology based on it have so far been extremely successful. However, there are good…

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Appointment of two MPIK scientists

The Department of Mathematical Sciences of the University of Liverpool, UK, has appointed two postdoctoral researchers of the MPI for Nuclear Physics…

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Lise Meitner Prize of the European Physical Society for Klaus Blaum

Highest European award in the field of nuclear physics

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Achim Schwenk another five years Max Planck Fellow at MPIK

The President of the Max Planck Society has appointed Prof. Achim Schwenk, Institute for Nuclear Physics of TU Darmstadt, as Max Planck Fellow at the…

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Mass of the deuteron corrected

High-precision measurements of the mass of the deuteron, the nucleus of heavy hydrogen, provide new insights into the reliability of fundamental…

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New experiment on the MPIK campus

Development work for future gamma-ray observatory

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Klaus Blaum new Vice President of the MPG

From 1 July 2020 the Max Planck Society has three new Vice Presidents elected by its Senate: Asifa Akhtar, Ulman Lindenberger and Klaus Blaum are now…

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Are neutrinos their own antiparticles?

The final result of GERDA, presented at a virtual conference, improves the lower limit for the half-life of the neutrinoless double beta decay in…

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Particle acceleration in extragalactic jets extends over thousands of light-years

An international collaboration bringing together over 200 scientists from 13 countries has shown that the very high-energy gamma-ray emission from…

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Surprising Signal in the XENON1T Dark Matter Experiment

Scientists from the international XENON collaboration announced today that data from their XENON1T, the world's most sensitive dark matter experiment,…

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Adriana Pálffy-Buß in das Heisenberg-Programm aufgenommen

Die Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG) hat Privatdozentin Dr. Adriana Pálffy-Buß in das Heisenberg-Programm aufgenommen. Das nach dem…

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New measurement exacerbates old problem

Two prominent X-ray emission lines of highly charged iron have puzzled astrophysicists for decades: their measured and calculated brightness ratios…

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Quantum jump tipping the balance

Measuring tiny differences in mass between different quantum states provides new insights into heavy atoms

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Laura Cattaneo new research group leader at the MPIK

Dr. Laura Cattaneo was selected by the MPG for a position as an independent Max Planck Research Group (MPRG) leader. She will set up her group from…

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Water stimulates break-up of molecular rings

On the basis of experiments and theoretical calculations, researchers identified a new reaction in pairs of one water and one organic molecule which…

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New insights into the inner machinery of Eta Carinae

By which means does the extremely massive and luminous binary star Eta Carinae produce x-rays and gamma rays? In an MPIK-led study, astrophysicists…

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Quantum logic spectroscopy unlocks potential of highly charged ions

Atomic frequencies measured with 100 million times higher resolution

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First gamma-ray sky map with the new H.E.S.S. CT5 camera, two days after installation

The H.E.S.S. collaboration has upgraded its 600 square metre Cherenkov telescope with a new high-performance camera with fully-digital trigger and…

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Highly charged ion paves the way towards new physics

Orbital crossing and optical clock transition detected in Pr9+

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Adriana Pálffy-Buß erhält Röntgenpreis

Verleihung im Rahmen eines Akademischen Festakts der Justus-Liebig-Universität Gießen

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