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Extremes collide in outer space: unimaginable distances, gigantic galaxies - as well as tiny particles that are, however, of substantial significance for the development of the Universe. In order to be able to explore the developmental steps and epochs of the Universe, different areas in physics have to work together. In the Excellence Cluster Universe, nuclear and particle physicists, cosmologists, astronomers and astrophysicists join forces to shed light on the secrets of the Universe. Read more ...


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Prof. Elisa Resconi is co-author of "Cosmic rays and particle physics"

Elisa Resconi, professor for experimental physics with cosmic rays at the Technical University of Munich and principal investigator of the ...


First results of the new international TUMQCD collaboration

The newly founded TUMQCD collaboration headed by Prof. Dr. Nora Brambilla from the Technical University of Munich has published their first results. ...


Supernova iron found on the moon

Approximately two million years ago a star exploded in a supernova close to our solar system: Its traces can still be found today in the form of an ...

public events

19.07.2016, 19:00

Café & Kosmos: Sein oder Nichtsein: Existiert Schrödingers Katze?

Tot und lebendig – das sind zwei “Zustände”, von denen wir aus unserer Erfahrung wissen, dass sie...

16.09.2016, 14:00


In Kooperation mit dem Bildungsausschuss der Deutschen Astronomischen Gesellschaft (AG)...

23.11.2016, 09:00

Lehrerfortbildung Kosmologie

Am Mittwoch, 23. November 2016 veranstaltet der Exzellenzcluster Universe der Technischen...

scientific events


Interdisciplinary Cluster Workshop: Challenges in statistical inference

The Excellence Cluster Universe organises the interdisciplinary workshop "Challenges in...

Technische Universitaet Muenchen
Exzellenzcluster Universe

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