Dr. Hannelore Hämmerle
MPE Press Officer
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Max-Planck-Institut für extraterrestrische Physik

MPE Press Releases (2005 - ....)

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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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Galactic X-ray emissions originate from stars

May 04, 2009
Astronomers identify the origin of the diffuse radiation in the plane of the Milky Way [more]
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Surprising flashes from a possible magnetar

September 26, 2008
Observations of optical flares reveal limits of established theories on magnetars [more]
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Black hole expelled from its parent galaxy

April 30, 2008
Max Planck Astronomers discover a gravitationally propelled mass monster [more]
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