About us

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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18.08.2014

Dark Energy Survey kicks off second season cataloging the wonders of deep space

With its second year under way, the DES team posts highlights and prepares to release images from its first year. On Aug. 15, with its successful ...

31.07.2014

Igniting a supernova explosion (copy 1)

High-energy observations with the INTEGRAL space observatory have revealed a surprising signal of gamma-rays from the surface of material ejected by ...

29.07.2014

First use of CERBEROS detector at GSI Darmstadt

In May, the measuring system CERBEROS was put into operation at the GSI Helmholtzzentrum für Schwerionenforschung GmbH. Presently, during the July ...

public events

23.09.2014, 19:00

Café & Kosmos: Raumsonde Rosetta - Verabredung mit einem Kometen

Am 2. März 2004 startete die Europäische Raumfahrtagentur ESA die Rosetta-Mission zum Kometen...

scientific events

22.09.2014

PhD Lectures: Introductory Course on Particle and Nuclear Physics

The Universe Cluster is a research institution with a very broad scope covering different areas of...

29.09.2014

PhD Lectures: Introductory Course on Astrophysics and Cosmology

The Universe Cluster is a research institution with a very broad scope covering different areas of...

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