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Astronomy / Space Science - Environment - 17.06.2022
International Space Agencies mark 50 years of collaboration on meteorological satellites
International Space Agencies mark 50 years of collaboration on meteorological satellites
A global consortium of major space agencies is celebrating 50 years of collaboration Geneva, 17 June 2022 - A global consortium of major space agencies is celebrating 50 years of collaboration in the

Environment - Astronomy / Space Science - 31.05.2022
European meteorologists prepare for new era in satellite meteorology
European meteorologists prepare for new era in satellite meteorology
Next-generation European meteorological satellites systems will begin to be deployed later this year About 200 meteorologists, climate experts and researchers are gathering in Darmstadt, Germany, from today to prepare for the start of a new era in satellite meteorology in Europe.

Environment - Astronomy / Space Science - 24.05.2022
European satellites to aid African efforts to combat climate change
European satellites to aid African efforts to combat climate change
EUMETSAT, African Union Commission sign agreement for cooperation on climate monitoring African nations' capacity to mitigate the impacts of climate change have received a significant boost through an agreement designed to share the benefits of Europe's next-generation meteorological satellites.

Astronomy / Space Science - Physics - 17.05.2022
Gruber Cosmology Prize for Frank Eisenhauer
Gruber Cosmology Prize for Frank Eisenhauer
The scientist at the Max Planck Institute for Extraterrestrial Physics is honoured for developing pioneering instruments The 2022 Gruber Cosmology Prize recognizes Frank Eisenhauer of the Max Planck

Mathematics - Astronomy / Space Science - 16.05.2022

Astronomy / Space Science - Physics - 12.05.2022
'A wonderful confirmation of our observations'
’A wonderful confirmation of our observations’
Reinhard Genzel of the Max Planck Institute for Extraterrestrial Physics on the first image of the galactic centre With the Event Horizon Telescope (EHT), researchers have successfully imaged the black hole at the centre of the Milky Way.

Astronomy / Space Science - Physics - 11.05.2022
Explosion on a White Dwarf Observed
Explosion on a White Dwarf Observed
When stars like our Sun use up all their fuel, they shrink to form white dwarfs. Sometimes such dead stars flare back to life in a super-hot explosion and produce a fireball of X-ray radiation.

Astronomy / Space Science - Environment - 05.05.2022
First Rays of Sunlight for Sunrise III
First Rays of Sunlight for Sunrise III
Approximately a month before it begins its research flight in the stratosphere, the balloon-borne solar observatory Sunrise III has looked at the Sun for the first time from its launch site at the Arctic Circle.

Astronomy / Space Science - Physics - 05.05.2022
Last observation campaign of the astronomical instrument GREAT/SOFIA to launch this summer
The Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy (SOFIA) will take off from New Zealand in July and August 2022 with the German GREAT spectrometer on board for its final twenty observating flights.

Astronomy / Space Science - 03.05.2022

Astronomy / Space Science - Mechanical Engineering - 28.04.2022
Alumna Samantha Cristoforetti arrived on ISS
Her workplace is six hours away from Earth by rocket. It is 1,200 cubic meters in size, about the size of a small factory hall, and orbits the Earth once every 94 minutes.

Research Management - Astronomy / Space Science - 26.04.2022

Mathematics - Astronomy / Space Science - 19.04.2022
’That special moment when an idea becomes reality’
Burkhard Wilking has been awarded the Staudt Prize, and in this interview he talks about the fascination of mathematics.

Astronomy / Space Science - History / Archeology - 08.04.2022

Astronomy / Space Science - Career - 31.03.2022

Astronomy / Space Science - Physics - 17.03.2022

Astronomy / Space Science - 03.03.2022
Clearing the way in space
Clearing the way in space
At this very moment more than 8500 tons of space debris is in orbit around the earth. The extremely high speed of these objects means that even small pieces can cause major damage to satellites in the event of a collision.

Astronomy / Space Science - 23.02.2022

Astronomy / Space Science - 09.02.2022

Astronomy / Space Science - Campus - 07.02.2022

Astronomy / Space Science - Physics - 03.02.2022
Research in zero gravity - astronaut Matthias Maurer explores properties of concrete on ISS
In early February 2022, German ESA astronaut Matthias Maurer tested how freshly poured concrete behaves under conditions of zero gravity on the International Space Station (ISS), and how this can contribute to environmental protection. The experiment 'MASON / Concrete Hardening' is a joint project of the German Aerospace Center (DLR), the University of Cologne, and the University of Duisburg-Essen.

Mathematics - Astronomy / Space Science - 14.01.2022
Mathematicians from Münster University will be speaking at ICM 2022
Summer 2022 is looking good: Prof Gustav Holzegel and Prof Thomas Nikolaus, both members of the Cluster of Excellence Mathematics Münster, have been invited to talk about their research at the International Congress of Mathematicians (ICM) being held in St Petersburg in July.

Computer Science - Astronomy / Space Science - 20.12.2021
UAP: SkyCAM Searches the Sky
UAP: SkyCAM Searches the Sky
/2021 A new camera system has gone into test operation at the University of Würzburg. It is designed to detect unidentified aerial phenomena using artificial intelligence methods. Time and again, people see strange luminous phenomena or other phenomena in the sky that they cannot explain. "Most of these observations concern known phenomena or objects such as birds, aircraft, satellites or clouds.

Astronomy / Space Science - Environment - 01.12.2021
EUMETSAT consolidates its key role in Earth observation data provision
EUMETSAT consolidates its key role in Earth observation data provision
EUMETSAT council gives green light to initiatives aimed at improving access to more weather, climate data The European meteorological satellite agency, EUMETSAT, has consolidated its position as a le

Astronomy / Space Science - Environment - 30.11.2021
Europe's first polar-orbiting weather satellite successfully deorbited
Europe’s first polar-orbiting weather satellite successfully deorbited
EUMETSAT chose to remove Metop-A from space after the end of its lifetime out of the organisation's dedication to keeping space clean Metop-A has been providing meteorological data to global users for fifteen years, three times longer than expected.

Astronomy / Space Science - Environment - 29.11.2021
Critical data on sea level rise becomes available today
Critical data on sea level rise becomes available today
More precise information about global sea level than has ever been available before - critical for monitoring climate change - comes on-stream today with the completion of 12 months of intensive, in-orbit testing of the Copernicus Sentinel-6 Michael Freilich satellite.

Astronomy / Space Science - Physics - 08.11.2021
Overwintering at the South Pole
Overwintering at the South Pole
An Antarctic journey with cosmic particle physicist Martin Wolf Dr. Martin Wolf is spending an entire year at the Amundsen-Scott South Pole Station.

Astronomy / Space Science - Physics - 04.11.2021
New Computer Model for Black Holes
New Computer Model for Black Holes
The black hole of the giant galaxy M87 shoots out an enormous jet of particles. A theoretical model of this jet has now been developed that fits astronomical observations very well. The galaxy Messier 87 (M87) is located 55 million light years away from Earth in the Virgo constellation. It is a giant galaxy with 12,000 globular clusters, making the Milky Way's 200 globular clusters appear modest in comparison.

Astronomy / Space Science - 03.11.2021
EUMETSAT takes key role in innovative project to model the Earth system
EUMETSAT takes key role in innovative project to model the Earth system
An image of the Earth taken by EUMETSAT's Meteosat-11 satellite at 09:12 CET this morning An image of the Earth taken by EUMETSAT's Meteosat-11 satellite at 09:12 CET this morning EUMETSAT's contribution involves providing seamless access to massive amounts of data via a multi-cloud data lake.

Astronomy / Space Science - Environment - 21.10.2021

Astronomy / Space Science - Environment - 27.09.2021
Challenge of protecting against extreme weather shapes new EUMETSAT strategy
Challenge of protecting against extreme weather shapes new EUMETSAT strategy
Safe launch of more advanced satellites and easy access to improved data are key objectives The need to provide more precise information, faster, about the weather and climate underpins the objective

Astronomy / Space Science - Computer Science - 26.08.2021

Astronomy / Space Science - 18.08.2021

Astronomy / Space Science - 11.08.2021
Sensor Film for Aerospace
Sensor Film for Aerospace
Using a sensor film to monitor how well aircraft and spacecraft withstand the mechanical stresses of flight: Würzburg researchers have received a prize for this idea, which comes with a lot of money.

Astronomy / Space Science - Economics / Business - 21.07.2021
In a first, EUMETSAT will buy meteorological data from a commercial supplier
In a first, EUMETSAT will buy meteorological data from a commercial supplier
Europe's meteorological satellite agency, EUMETSAT, is launching an innovative pilot programme to buy, for the first time, data from a commercial satellite fleet operator for use in weather forecasting.

Astronomy / Space Science - 14.07.2021
Jets Pose Many Riddles
Jets Pose Many Riddles
07/14/2021 The super-energetic jets that shoot out of black holes are in the focus of a new DFG research group.

Astronomy / Space Science - 09.07.2021

Astronomy / Space Science - Physics - 06.07.2021
Astounding Insights into the Life of Young Stars and Massive Black Holes
Astounding Insights into the Life of Young Stars and Massive Black Holes
Initial results from the x-ray space telescope eROSITA published Astounding Insights into the Life of Young Stars and Massive Black Holes Two years ago, the eROSITA x-ray telescope flew into space as part of a Russian-German cooperation to create the most comprehensive sky map in x-ray frequency range to date.

Astronomy / Space Science - Environment - 05.07.2021
EUMETSAT to supply Chile with Copernicus data
EUMETSAT to supply Chile with Copernicus data
A data-exchange agreement between Europe's meteorological satellite agency, EUMETSAT, and the University of Chile will not only strengthen north-south ties but also bring direct benefits to European and South American citizens.

Astronomy / Space Science - Earth Sciences - 05.07.2021

Astronomy / Space Science - Computer Science - 05.03.2021

Astronomy / Space Science - Physics - 15.02.2021
In search of super-Earths: Spectrograph CRIRES+ at ESO's Very Large Telescope
In search of super-Earths: Spectrograph CRIRES+ at ESO’s Very Large Telescope
Astrophysicists from Göttingen University involved in construction of high-resolution research instrument The astronomy research instrument CRIRES+ is designed to study planets outside our solar system.

Computer Science - Astronomy / Space Science - 03.01.2021
Students simulate drone flight with global navigation satellite systems
Students simulate drone flight with global navigation satellite systems
With a loud hum, the drone takes off from the ground. It is transporting a package to the city center.

Astronomy / Space Science - Environment - 16.11.2020
Building sustainably on Mars
Building sustainably on Mars
Martians have kept scientists busy since the 19th century. How people can actually survive in space is being investigated by the team of experts at "SONet" (Sustainable Offworld Network), including Dr. Gisela Detrell from the Institute of Space Systems of the University of Stuttgart.
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