Max Planck Institute for Extraterrestrial Physics

Max Planck Institute for Extraterrestrial Physics
Karl-Schwarzschild-Str. 1, 85748 Garching
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Location: Garching
Affiliation: max plank society

The name suggests a very broad field: The Max Planck Institute for Extraterrestrial Physics. And indeed, the researchers in Garching do study all sorts of objects outside the Earth – but they do set priorities. They investigate our Milky Way, and discovered a few years ago that its centre harbours a gigantic black hole. They study the physics and dynamics of the interstellar matter and the development of galaxies; they observe gamma bursts in the distant Universe and refine the theory of complex plasmas. What’s special: the scientists use the full range of the electromagnetic spectrum, working both with telescopes for visible and infrared light and with satellites that observe the Universe in X-rays or gamma-rays. The Institute develops sophisticated instruments and cameras for these observatories to provide new insights into the “extraterrestrial world”.

Research Focus

  • Optical and Interpretive Astronomy
  • Infrared and Sub-Millimetre Astronomy
  • Theory and Complex Plasmas
  • High-Energy Astrophysics


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