A new Partner Group has been established between the Max Planck Institute for Extraterrestrial Physics (MPE) and the Department of Astronomy at the Universidad de Concepción in Chile. The focus of the group is the “baryonic cycle in galaxies” and head of the group is Dr. Rodrigo Herrera-Camus, who was postdoc at MPE from 2015 to 2019. more

At today’s 16th Marcel Grossmann meeting, Dr. Peter Predehl accepted the Institutional Marcel Grossmann Award, which has been awarded to the Max Planck Institute for Extraterrestrial Physics (MPE). The institute receives the award jointly with the S.A. Lavochkin Association and the Space Research Institute (IKI) of the Russian Academy of Sciences “for the creation of the world’s best X-ray map of the entire sky”. more

From 27 June – 2 July 2021 the 70th Nobel Laureate Meetings took place in Lindau. Last year’s physics Noble Laureate Reinhard Genzel from MPE was one of the 70 Nobel Laureates who met with some 600 young scientists. more

First eROSITA X-ray data release to the public more

First eROSITA X-ray data release to the public more

Meet the eROSITA Team

June 28, 2021

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Interview of Nobel Laureate Reinhard Genzel with Harald Lesch at the Plenary Assembly of the 72th Annual Meeting of the Max Planck Society on 24.06.2021. more

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