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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... more
Bild: 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... more
Foto: NASA/JPL/Space Science Institute

Rings of Ice and Dust

Cassini Mission brings new knowledge about Saturn
Galileo Galilei was the first to see them. In 1610 he observed Saturn’s rings through a simple telescope. However, he did not recognise them as such... more