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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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Excellent PhD theses 2016

The PhD Awards 2016 of the Excellence Cluster Universe go to the experimental work of Alexander Neumeier (TUM) and the theoretical thesis of Simone ...


New DFG Special Research Area: Neutrinos and Dark Matter

Neutrinos and dark matter are at the center of research of a new Special Research Area (Sonderforschungsbereich, SFB) of the German Research ...


Excellence Cluster on air: "Can Supernovae cause extinctions?"

Scientists from the Excellence Cluster at the Technical University of Munich (TUM) recently reported the first ever discovery of supernova ash – ...

public events

31.01.2017, 19:00

Café & Kosmos: Planeten, entstanden aus Gas und Staub

Der Stern TW Hydrae ist für Astronomen seit Langem ein beliebtes Studienobjekt: er ist nur 175...

01.02.2017, 19:00

Wissenschaft für jedermann: Gibt es einen 9. Planeten im Kuipergürtel?

Dr. Hermann Böhnhardt (Max-Planck-Institut für Sonnensystemforschung, Göttingen) Was ist da los im...

08.02.2017, 19:00

Wissenschaft für jedermann: Die Entstehung von Masse

Dr. Andreas S. Kronfeld  (Fermilab, USA und Technische Universität München) Wo kommt die...

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