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Café & Kosmos

Café & Kosmos - Talk with the scientists: The event series Café & Kosmos is engaged with current research questions "out of the universe," including the Big Bang, string theory, dark energy, dark matter, and many other topics.

These discussion rounds take place once per month, normally on a Tuesday evening, in the Muffatwerk, Zellstr. 4, 81667 Munich.

The organizers of Café & Kosmos are research institutions in Munich and Garching: the European Southern Observatory (ESO), the Excellence Cluster Universe, the Max Planck Institute for Physics, the MPI for Astrophysics, and the MPI for Extraterrestrial Physics.

06/19/2020

Café & Kosmos on June 23, 2020

A deep look into the hot universe

Das eROSITA-Röntgenteleskop liefert den Astronomen die schärfste und detaillierteste Ansicht des heißen Universums, die es je gab. Gebaut am Max-Planck-Institut für Extraterrestrische Physik in Garching und gestartet im Juli 2019 an Bord einer russischen Rakete, hat das Teleskop vor kurzem seine...

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05/11/2020

Café & Kosmos on May 26, 2020

What the heck is String Theory?

Although restaurants are likely to open soon, we do not know when we be able to present our Café & Kosmos in the usual surroundings again. Therefore we decide to offer our next event in an online video conference.

 

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02/18/2020

Café & Kosmos on April 07, 2020

eROSITA: X-ray eyes look at the sky

eROSITA montage (Picture: MPE)

Im Juli 2019 startete die Raumsonde Spektrum-Roentgen-Gamma vom Kosmodrom in Baikonur zu einer L2-Umlaufbahn, 1,5 Millionen Kilometer von der Erde entfernt. Mit an Bord ist das Röntgenteleskop eROSITA, das unter der Leitung des Max-Planck-Instituts für extraterrestrische Physik (MPE) entwickelt und...

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