Dr. Hannelore Hämmerle
Dr. Hannelore Hämmerle
MPE Press Officer
Phone:+49 89 30000 3980Fax:+49 89 30000 3569

Max-Planck-Institut für extraterrestrische Physik

MPE Press Releases (2005 - ....)

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Stars in the fast lane - going round and round

March 09, 2010
Two white dwarfs orbit each other in the smallest known binary system in a mere 5 minutes [more]
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Pin-pointing water in space

February 25, 2010
For the first time, scientists succeeded in localising large amounts of water in a disk around a young star [more]
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Young galaxies gorge on gas

February 25, 2010
Scientists find explanation for higher star formation rate in the early universe [more]
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Herschel Space Telescope uncovers the sources of the Cosmic Infrared Background

December 16, 2009
A weak cosmic infrared radiation field that reaches Earth from all directions contains not yet deciphered messages about the evolution of galaxies [more]
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Gamma-Ray Bursts

October 15, 2009
Astronomers can now observe the afterglow of gamma-ray bursts in the infrared. [more]
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Herschel’s first glimpse into space

June 19, 2009
The Herschel Space Observatory sends back the first images to earth: the image quality is outstanding [more]
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Taking a peek into the hidden universe

May 08, 2009
Instruments developed at Max Planck Institutes at work on Herschel, the largest space telescope ever built [more]
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