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The Erlangen Center for Astroparticle Physics (ECAP) , of the University of Erlangen- Nuremberg is seeking individuals for several PhD student positions (0.5 TV-L 13) to work in high-energy astroparticle physics, specifically in gamma-ray astronomy and/or neutrino astronomy and scientifically relate...

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FAU researchers support space mission with software and data analysis Baikonur on June 21, 2:17 pm Central European Summer Time – a proton M rocket will start at the Russian spaceport Baikonur to launch the eROSITA X-ray telescope aboard the SRG satellite. It will also take FAU know-how to spa...

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On 28 March, Prof. Uli Katz has been elected chair of the German Committee for Astroparticle Physics (KAT), for a three-year period until 2022. KAT represents the German astroparticle community towards BMBF and DFG, towards the neighbouring fields of science such as astrophysics and particle physics...

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An international team of 90 researchers, including Dr. Jannik Hofestädt and PD Dr. Thomas Eberl from the Erlangen Centre for Astroparticle Physics, has published a letter of interest to build an ambitious new experiment that would involve firing neutrinos from a particle accelerator in Protvino, Rus...

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An international scientific team, including Prof. Dr. Manami Sasaki from Dr. Karl Remeis Observatory, Bamberg, and the Erlangen Centre for Astroparticle Physics has used NASA’s Chandra X-ray Observatory – one of the most sophisticated X-ray observatories built to date – to reveal how very high...

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Physicists at FAU involved in a European project to create an open science cloud Nowadays, a lot of people use clouds – services which are available entirely online. Photos can be saved and shared with others, music and videos downloaded or documents worked on together. What benefits could a cloud.....

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For more than 100 years astronomy has used photography to explore planets, stars, galaxies and other astronomical objects. At the end of the 1980s, digital receivers almost completely replaced the classic photographic plates. Thanks to their lifetimes of more than 100 years, the latter are above all...

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IceCube is a cubic-kilometre sized neutrino observatory. It detects high-energy neutrinos with 5160 photo-sensors that are installed in the deep ice at the South Pole and record the weak flashes of blue light signalling a neutrino reaction. On September 22, 2017, IceCube issued a public alert to the...

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This year, the ECAP summer fair celebrated its tenth anniversary, in the decades-long tradition of this event dating back to its origins in the Physics Institute. On 11th of July, the research, administrative, and technical groups of ECAP and Physics Institute came together for scientific exchanges,...