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First WIMP search results from the XENONnT experiment

The XENON collaboration presented today results from XENONnT, the latest-generation experiment of the XENON Dark Matter project dedicated to the…

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Massive star clusters as a source of very-high energy galactic cosmic rays

The Astrophysical Plasma Theory group at MPIK demonstrated that supernova remnant shocks interacting with collective wind outflows of massive star…

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Electron polarization for probing plasma current filamentation instability

Using particle-in-cell simulations scientists from the theoretical quantum dynamics division at MPIK showed that electron radiative polarization…

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Helium recycling process successfully established

Some of the experimental research groups at the Max Planck Institute for Nuclear Physics (MPIK) deal with precision experiments on stored ions, for…

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Christoph Keitel receives the Lamb Prize 2023

The Max Planck Institute for Nuclear Physics congratulates Prof. Dr. Christoph Keitel on receiving the Willis E. Lamb Award for Laser Science and…

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Final results from the STEREO experiment reject sterile neutrino hypothesis

After several years of operation, the STEREO collaboration published the final results of their antineutrino studies. With their data, the researchers…

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Antonino Di Piazza appointed to the University of Rochester

PD Dr. Antonino Di Piazza has accepted a call to a full tenured professorship at the University of Rochester in NY, USA, and as distinguished…

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‘FestKolloquium’ in honour of Werner Hofmann and Felix Aharonian

On Dec 8th, a ‘FestKolloquium’ was held in honour of Werner Hofmann and Felix Aharonian, two giants in the field of very-high-energy astrophysics.…

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X-ray analysis without doubt

Four-decade enigma of cosmic X-rays solved

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Obituary Dr. Robert von Hahn

"The temperature is set, the ring is running"- these were the words with which Robert always gleefully greeted us when he prepared the world's unique…

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Honorary doctorate for Eberhard Grün

The Max Planck Institute for Nuclear Physics congratulates Prof. Dr. Eberhard Grün on being awarded an honorary doctorate by the University of…

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News about the methylidine ion’s chemistry in interstellar clouds

Measurements under space conditions at the ultracold storage ring CSR of the MPI for Nuclear Physics for the first time provided reliable data on the…

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Electrons and photons in a twin pack

Resonant two-photon ionisation of helium measured with angular resolution

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World's first optical atomic clock with highly charged ions

Optical atomic clocks are the most accurate measuring instruments ever built and are becoming key tools for basic and applied research, for example to…

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20 years H.E.S.S. telescopes in Namibia

With a ceremony on 18 October and an open day the following Sunday, the H.E.S.S. collaboration celebrated the 20th anniversary of the commissioning of…

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José R. Crespo López-Urrutia Fellow of the American Physical Society

“For groundbreaking experiments on sympathetic cooling of highly charged ions and many contributions to spectroscopy for astrophysics, plasma physics,…

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Trauer um Volker Soergel

Das Max-Planck-Institut für Kernphysik trauert um sein Auswärtiges Wissenschaftliches Mitglied Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. mult. Volker Soergel, der im Alter…

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Erfolgreiche Feinmechanik-Azubis

Ein komplettes Lehrjahr konnte seine Ausbildung zum Feinwerkmechaniker, Fachrichtung Feinmechanik ein halbes Jahr früher als üblich abschließen. Alle…

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Suitable polarization of ultrarelativistic electrons for high-energy experiments

High-precision high-energy physics at accelerators demands longitudinally spin-polarized electron beams, e.g., the Q-weak experiment at Jefferson Lab…

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Klaus Blaum elected to the Heidelberger Akademie der Wissenschaften

Since 06.09.2022 Klaus Blaum is officially a full member of the Heidelberger Akademie der Wissenschaften. As director at the MPI for Nuclear Physics,…

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