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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The Excellence Cluster Universe mourns the death of Klaus Tschira

The Excellence Cluster Universe mourns the death of its friend and supporter Klaus Tschira, who was a member of the "friends of the ...


Eclipse observation in front of Garching TU Mensa

On Friday, March 20, the moon swings in front of the sun creating a partial solar eclipse in Germany. In Munich, the eclipse begins at 9:31 a.m., the ...


Inconspicuous, tiny particles deform the large-scale structure of the Universe

A systematic study of all massive galaxy clusters in the local universe provides information on the lightest elementary particles: Scientists at the ...

public events

12.05.2015, 19:00

Café & Kosmos: Spuren von Sternexplosionen auf dem Meeresboden

In Überresten fossiler, Eisen liebender Bakterien fanden Forscher des Exzellenzclusters Universe...

Technische Universität München
Exzellenzcluster Universe

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