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We are happy to host Christian Glaser for two weeks this fall, supported by the visiting professors program of the FAU. Christian Glaser works on the radio detection of air showers and neutrinos and is visiting Prof. Dr. Anna Nelles and her group at ECAP to work on joint projects,...

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Congratulations to Alison Mitchell for winning an Emmy Noether grant from the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft. Her six-year project “Unveiling the Origin of Galactic Cosmic Rays: Exploring Pulsar Environments at the Highest Energies” will use H.E.S.S. and CTA to tackle this important que...

Category: Gamma-ray Astronomy, News, Top News

The analysis of observational data in gamma-ray astronomy requires specialised analysis methods and software to reach the highest possible sensitivity in the presence of the background ’noise’ of charged cosmic rays. Traditionally both the data and corresponding analysis software belonged to the col...

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During a week-long sea campaign, 8 — 14 April 2021, the KM3NeT Collaboration upgraded the neutrino telescope KM3NeT/ARCA to six functional detection units. The optical modules for one of the detection units, equipped with ultra-sensitive light sensors, were built at ECAP by Oleg Kalekin and hi...

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Congratulations to Manuel Meyer for winning a Starting Grant from the European Research Commission on “Searching for axion and axion-like-particle dark matter in the laboratory and with high-energy astrophysical observations”. Manuel will start his group at the University of Hamburg in J...

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In April 2019, scientists released the first image of a black hole in the galaxy M87 using the Event Horizon Telescope (EHT). However, that remarkable achievement was just the beginning of the science story to be told. Astrophysicists from ECAP contributed to this global effort. Data from 19 observa...