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

MPE Press Releases (2005 - ....)

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Zigzag course to the stars

August 16, 2005
In the year 2005, Günther Hasinger, Director at the Max Planck Institute for Extraterrestrial Physics at that time, was the first astronomer in 15 years to be awarded the prestigious Leibniz Prize. But the path that led Hasinger to the stars has not been without its detours. [more]
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Black Holes in a radar trap

February 23, 2005
Using the X-ray Satellite XMM-Newton researchers measure velocities near the speed of light in the vicinity of cosmic mass monsters [more]
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