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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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ECAP postdoctoral researcher Maddalena Cataldo has been highlighted as this week’s (8.11.2021) woman in physics by the German Physical Society (DPG). Her focus is on the radio detection of neutrinos with RNO-G and IceCube-Gen2. She works both in the lab for testing components of the under-cons...

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An art contest was held recently for the under-construction ECAP Laboratory building, which will host a permanent installation in or around the building. From several submissions the winner was decided by a jury as artist duo Anklam Henninger. Their work titled “Lichtgewicht” (light weig...

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Like many other chairs of the faculties of Science and Engineering, the ECAP took part again in the “Girls and Technology Event” (Mädchen-und-Technik Praktikum). For one week, around 50 girls from grades 7 – 12 from schools in the surrounding area were given an insight into astrono...

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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...