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11/15/2014

On this year's IEEE Nuclear Science Symposium in Seattle on 15 November Jelena Ninković received the 2014 Radiation Instrumentation Early Career Award.

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11/06/2014

The radio galaxy IC 310 in the Perseus constellation is approximately 260 million light years away from Earth. Astronomers assume there is a supermassive black hole at its centre. This black hole was the setting for an extremely powerful outburst of gamma rays which was observed by the MAGIC…

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11/03/2014

Ministerialdirektor a.D. Hermann Schunck, ehemaliger Mitarbeiter des Forschungsministeriums und ehemaliger deutscher Delegierter im CERN-Rat, erzählt seine eigene Geschichte der Entwicklung des Large Hadron Collider.

Er erinnert sich an Finanzierungsengpässe, die Wiedervereinigung und die…

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10/21/2014

The discovery of the Higgs boson isn't like the average record listet in the Guiness Book of Records. Normally achievements listet in the book can be exceeded. Because of its scientific significance the discovery of the 'God Particle' was included in the Guiness Book of Records on occasion of the…

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08/26/2014

Preparations for the new Proton Driven Plasma Wakefield Acceleration Experiment (AWAKE) at CERN have begun. The AWAKE team at the Max Planck Institute for Physics in Munich is preparing to move both equipment and know-how to CERN.

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06/24/2014

Our admired and esteemed colleague, Dr. Eckart Lorenz, passed away unexpectedly in Berlin on June 21, 2014. After a very successful career in particle physics, Eckart Lorenz was for many years the leader for the HEGRA and MAGIC projects at our institute. He made a number of very important scientific…

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06/03/2014

Special Colloquium: Teilchen, Thesen und Temperamente - Einblicke in Forschungsprojekte am Max-Planck-Institut für Physik 3rd June 2014

Prof. Dr. Siegfried Bethke presents the popular scientific lecture: "Particles, Theses, and Temperaments - Insights Into Research Projects at the Max Planck…

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05/18/2014

Hans-Peter Dürr, emeritiertes Wissenschaftliches Mitglied, langjähriger Direktor des Max-Planck-Instituts für Physik (Werner-Heisenberg-Institut) und Träger des Alternativen Nobelpreises verstarb am 18. Mai 2014 im Alter von 84 Jahren in München.

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05/06/2014

On May 6th 2014 the Swimming Science Center MS Wissenschaft begins its tour through 38 german and austrian cities starting with Berlin. The Max-Planck-Institut für Physik is represented with two exponats.

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04/02/2014

It is a unique opportunity for high school students: during International Masterclasses they can hunt for evidence of particles in authentic data from experiments in the Large Hadron Collider (LHC), the most advanced and most energetic particle accelerator in the world, located at CERN, near Geneva,…

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