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Astronomy / Space Science - Event - 15.08.2019

Astronomy / Space Science - Environment - 02.07.2019

Mechanical Engineering - Astronomy / Space Science - 01.07.2019

Astronomy / Space Science - Innovation / Technology - 31.05.2019
Flashes on the Moon
Flashes on the Moon
05/31/2019 On the moon flashes and other enigmatic light phenomena can be observed again and again. With a new telescope, a professor at the University of Würzburg wants to get to the bottom of these phenomena.

Astronomy / Space Science - Health - 05.04.2019

Environment - Astronomy / Space Science - 13.12.2018
Metop-C's IASI instrument delivers first spectrum
Metop-C’s IASI instrument delivers first spectrum
A critical element of polar-orbiting meteorological satellite Metop-C's payload - the Infrared Atmospheric Sounding Interferometer (IASI) - delivered its first spectrum today.

Astronomy / Space Science - 30.11.2018
European satellite control centre of the future unveiled in Darmstadt
European satellite control centre of the future unveiled in Darmstadt
Europe's most modern satellite control centre has been unveiled at the Darmstadt headquarters of EUMETSAT, the European Organisation for the Exploitation of Meteorological Satellites.

Astronomy / Space Science - 12.11.2018
EUMETSAT takes over control of Metop-C and starts flight operations of a three-Metop constellation
EUMETSAT takes over control of Metop-C and starts flight operations of a three-Metop constellation
After three days of intensive testing by the European Space Operations Centre (ESOC), EUMETSAT has taken over control of its newest polar-orbiting meteorological satellite, Metop-C, and started flight operations of a constellation of three Metop satellites.

Astronomy / Space Science - 07.11.2018
EUMETSAT's third Metop satellite successfully launched
EUMETSAT’s third Metop satellite successfully launched
At 01:47 CET (21:47 Kourou time), EUMETSAT's polar-orbiting meteorological satellite Metop-C was successfully launched on a Soyuz ST-B rocket from the European Space Port in Kourou, French Guiana.

Astronomy / Space Science - 12.09.2018

Computer Science / Telecom - Astronomy / Space Science - 03.09.2018

Astronomy / Space Science - Environment - 20.06.2018
Prolific Sea-Observing Satellite Turns 10
Prolific Sea-Observing Satellite Turns 10
Designed for a three-to-five-year mission, the joint U.S./European Ocean Surface Topography Mission (OSTM) on the Jason-2 satellite has now made more than 47,000 trips around our home planet, measuri

Astronomy / Space Science - Innovation / Technology - 13.06.2018
Mapping the threat of small near-Earth asteroids
Mapping the threat of small near-Earth asteroids
Research news Just a few days ago, a small asteroid lit up the sky over Botswana - having been discovered mere hours before it hit the Earth.

Astronomy / Space Science - Earth Sciences - 01.06.2018
15 Years of Mars Express at Freie Universität Berlin
This Saturday, June 2, will mark the 15th anniversary of the launch of the European space probe Mars Express that was developed with participation by scientists based at Freie Universität Berlin.

Event - Astronomy / Space Science - 04.05.2018

Astronomy / Space Science - 25.04.2018
The launch of Sentinel-3B opens a new era for operational oceanography
The launch of Sentinel-3B opens a new era for operational oceanography
The successful launch this evening of the Copernicus Sentinel-3B satellite from Plesetsk, Russia, will establish the European backbone of a space-based, global ocean monitoring system at the service of operational oceanography.

Astronomy / Space Science - Health - 12.01.2018

Linguistics / Literature - Astronomy / Space Science - 20.12.2017

Astronomy / Space Science - 19.12.2017
Japanese-German Mission to Phaethon Asteroid
Geochemists from Heidelberg University are major players in the Destiny+ mission to research the Phaethon asteroid - a joint project of the Japanese Aerospace Exploration Agency and the German Aerospace Center.

Astronomy / Space Science - 15.12.2017
EUMETSAT takes ownership of two MTG ground stations after successful acceptance review
EUMETSAT takes ownership of two MTG ground stations after successful acceptance review
The two Meteosat Third Generation (MTG) mission data acquisition (MDA) ground stations developed under a EUMETSAT contract by a European consortium led by Telespazio passed their Preliminary Acceptance Review on 30 November, after a comprehensive validation test campaign.

Physics - Astronomy / Space Science - 13.12.2017
Outstanding research - from nanowires to supernovae
Outstanding research - from nanowires to supernovae
Research news Five new research projects proposed by scientists at the Technical University of Munich (TUM) were impressive enough to be awarded Consolidator Grants by the European Research Council (ERC) this year.

Earth Sciences - Astronomy / Space Science - 28.07.2017
Measuring the earth's rotational movement from the Bavarian countryside
Measuring the earth’s rotational movement from the Bavarian countryside
Research news A new ring laser will make it possible for scientists to measure the rotational movements of the earth with far greater precision and detail than in the past.

Astronomy / Space Science - Environment - 28.04.2017
Evolution on Earth took place in 5 Stages
A new view of how life and planet Earth have evolved together could help predict how life on other planets may develop ‘ 101/2017 from Apr 28, 2017 In a perspective published today in the journ

Astronomy / Space Science - Continuing Education - 21.02.2017
Frank Bigiel Receives ERC Consolidator Grant
Frank Bigiel Receives ERC Consolidator Grant
Heidelberg astrophysicist Dr Frank Bigiel is receiving a highly endowed grant from the European Research Council (ERC), an ERC Consolidator Grant for extraordinary research talents.

Astronomy / Space Science - Physics - 07.02.2017
Frank Postberg Receives ERC Consolidator Grant
Assistant Professor Dr Frank Postberg, a Heidelberg University researcher, is receiving a highly endowed ERC Consolidator Grant for excellent young researchers from the European Research Council (ERC).

Astronomy / Space Science - Continuing Education - 15.12.2016
Diederik Kruijssen Receives ERC Starting Grant for Studying Star Formation in Galaxies
Diederik Kruijssen Receives ERC Starting Grant for Studying Star Formation in Galaxies
Heidelberg astrophysicist Dr Diederik Kruijssen is receiving an ERC Starting Grant for excellent young researchers from the European Research Council (ERC).

Astronomy / Space Science - 14.12.2016
More Funding for Project to Study Mars Surface
Planet Researchers at Freie Universität Berlin Granted Nearly 2.7 Million Euros for Camera Experiment as Part of Mars Express Mission ‘ 441/2016 from Dec 14, 2016 Further exploration of

Astronomy / Space Science - Event - 17.11.2016

Astronomy / Space Science - 16.11.2016
Intelligent 3D City Models and Satellite-Guided Ground Movement Maps
Intelligent 3D City Models and Satellite-Guided Ground Movement Maps
Research news The project "Smart District Data Infrastructure - Intelligent 3D City Models" by the Chair of Geoinformatics at the Technical University of Munich (TUM) has been selected as one of the 100 award-winners in the "Landmarks in the Land of Ideas" competition.

Astronomy / Space Science - Mechanical Engineering - 07.09.2016
The dream of a space elevator
The dream of a space elevator
Termin From September 12 to 15, the Technical University of Munich (TUM) will host the "European Space Elevator Challenge" for the third time, an international competition for developing space elevator prototypes.

Astronomy / Space Science - Earth Sciences - 25.08.2016
Positioning exact to the millimeter
Positioning exact to the millimeter
Research news How many millimeters has the sea level risen? How fast are the continents moving? How big is the impact of high and low pressure areas on the altitude of landmasses? In order to answer t

Astronomy / Space Science - Continuing Education - 23.08.2016
Heidelberg Astrophysicist obtains Emmy Noether Group
Heidelberg Astrophysicist obtains Emmy Noether Group
A new Emmy Noether research group at the Centre for Astronomy of Heidelberg University (ZAH) has started working on the physics of star formation in galaxies across cosmic time spans.

Astronomy / Space Science - Earth Sciences - 10.08.2016
Interaction of Earth with supernova remnants lasting for one million years
Research news Physicists from the Technical University of Munich (TUM) have succeeded in detecting a time-resolved supernova signal in the Earth's microfossil record.

Computer Science / Telecom - Astronomy / Space Science - 04.07.2016
Technologist No. 9: High-Tech for everyone - The Sports Revolution
Technologist No. 9: High-Tech for everyone - The Sports Revolution
Campus news Happy 2nd birthday to our science and technology magazine "Technologist"! It provides cutting-edge research from the Universities of Eurotech Universities Alliance and beyond.

Mechanical Engineering - Astronomy / Space Science - 25.05.2016

Astronomy / Space Science - History / Archeology - 13.05.2016
Heidelberg Research Cooperations with Partners in Russia and the Ukraine
The Volkswagen Foundation has awarded funding in the amount of 460,000 euros to two international research projects by Heidelberg University researchers.

Administration - Astronomy / Space Science - 21.04.2016

Astronomy / Space Science - Environment - 11.04.2016
"Virtual Habitat" software - to Mars and back
Space is the most hostile environment that we know of. The lack of pressure would bring our bodily fluids to the boil.

Astronomy / Space Science - Earth Sciences - 14.03.2016
Gravity glasses offer a view of the Earth's interior
Gravity glasses offer a view of the Earth’s interior
How does the ice on the polar caps change? And which are the geological characteristics of the Earth's crust beneath? What is the structure of the boundary between the Earth's crust and mantle? Geoph

Astronomy / Space Science - 01.03.2016

Astronomy / Space Science - Mechanical Engineering - 09.10.2015
Akram Abdellatif reaches for the stars
Akram Abdellatif reaches for the stars
There has never been an Egyptian astronaut. But that will not prevent Akram Abdellatif from realizing his dream of going into space.

Astronomy / Space Science - History / Archeology - 09.10.2015
"We Are All Astronauts" - Conference at Universität Heidelberg
"We are all astronauts" is the motto of an interdisciplinary and international conference being hosted by the Institute for European Art History of Heidelberg University from 22 to 25 October 2015.

Astronomy / Space Science - Social Sciences - 01.10.2015
Magnifying Glass or Telescope - Scales of Knowledge
Heidelberg University's Cluster of Excellence "Asia and Europe in a Global Context" will host an international conference focused on how scales are selected in pursuing research and the investigative methods used.

Astronomy / Space Science - Administration - 07.08.2015
Extension of Funding for Saturn Mission
Planetologists at Freie Universität Berlin Can Expect Funds through the End of 2018 The German Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy announced that it is extending its funding for the international space mission Cassini-Huygens to explore the Saturn system for another three years.

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