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The Astrophysicist Nicole Reindl. | Photo: Tobias Hopfgarten

The Future of Suns – Astrophysicist Nicole Reindl researches in the new postdoc program at the University of Potsdam

The University of Potsdam has offered 16 positions as part of its new postdoc program – with a free choice of topic. For three years, the junior …
Sonneneruption. | Foto: Solar Dynamics Observatory, NASA.

Storm in Space - How Data Assimilation Can Contribute to Forecasting Space Weather

They help us communicate over long distances, navigate unknown terrain, and predict the weather. Hundreds of satellites orbit the Earth servicing …
Artistic depiction of the active galaxy core. The supermassive black hole at the center of the accretion disk sends an energized, sharply focused particle beam vertically into space. Graphic: DESY Science Communication Lab.

Signals Every Second – Astrophysicists Develop Telescope Alarm System for Next-Generation Gamma-Ray Observatory CTA

It is a step into a new dimension. The search for time-dependent phenomena in space is in full swing and, with it, the search for cosmic sources of …
The Flame Nebula in the constellation Orion. Photo: NASA/JPL-Caltech.

From the Dark into the Light – Research initiative spotlights astrophysics in Potsdam

Potsdam is one of the four most important astrophysics research sites in Germany. Besides the University of Potsdam, three internationally leading …

Luminous Gas Halos – Astrophysicists research galaxy envelopes in the young universe

It is a journey to the beginning of our being. The hunt for galaxies in the young universe and for what surrounds these heavenly worlds is in full …
Picture: Christian Stegmann/DESY

Borderless View into the Universe

Professor Christian Stegmann Uses Gamma-Ray Telescopes to Look for Cosmic Accelerators

There is one appointment after the other. Christian Stegmann hurries down the corridor, a hard hat under his arm. There is a lot of construction work …