News at MPA

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Q: Is Galaxy Formation “Solved”? Discuss.

from 03:30 PM to 04:30 PM (Local Time Germany)

Introdution to the Julia Programming Language

from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM (Local Time Germany)

Stellar winds in the Galactic centre: formation of a cold disc

from 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM (Local Time Germany)

The Stories We Tell About Stars

from 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM (Local Time Germany)

How do you bring stardust to life?

at 07:00 PM (Local Time Germany)

New cosmological results from SNe identified in the Dark Energy Survey

from 11:15 AM to 12:15 PM (Local Time Germany)

Please note change of time!

Interiors of super-Earths and sub-Neptunes

from 02:00 PM to 03:30 PM (Local Time Germany)

Please note the change from usual time!

USM Summer Party 2024

from 05:30 PM to 06:30 PM (Local Time Germany)

Big Science, Big Data - Big Teams?

from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM (Local Time Germany)

New results about black hole feedback in galaxy clusters

from 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM (Local Time Germany)

Cybersecurity and Data Protection for Researchers: Best Practices and Current Developments

from 03:30 PM to 04:30 PM (Local Time Germany)

This seminar has been cancelled!

Fate of close binaries containing hot subdwarfs and white dwarfs

from 03:30 PM to 04:30 PM (Local Time Germany)

This seminar has been cancelled!

Techniques for inference and sampling

from 11:00 AM to 03:00 PM (Local Time Germany)

Do we need to look beyond Cold Dark Matter?

from 11:15 AM to 12:15 PM (Local Time Germany)

Upcoming seminars

Neutrino signatures from magnetars: Coincident detection prospects with gravitational waves

Jul 24, 2024 02:00 PM - 03:00 PM (Local Time Germany)
MPA, Garching, Room: MPA large seminar room E.0.11 and via zoom

The star formation efficiency and physical conditions of the ISM in galaxies from the local and early Universe

Jul 25, 2024 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM (Local Time Germany)
ESO Headquarters, Garching, Room: ESO Library and online

Techniques for inference and sampling

Jul 25, 2024 11:00 AM - 03:00 PM (Local Time Germany)
MPA, Garching, Room: MPA large seminar room E.0.11

Do we need to look beyond Cold Dark Matter?

Jul 25, 2024 11:15 AM - 12:15 PM (Local Time Germany)
USM, Scheinerstr. 1, München, Room: USM, Lecture Hall and online

First Results from the SRG/eROSITA All-Sky Survey: From Stars to Cosmology

Sep 15, 2024 09:00 AM (Local Time Germany) - Sep 20, 2024 06:00 PM
Boltzmannstraße 15, Garching, Room: HS1 Hörsaal/lecture hall 1, TUM

Hey GPT! Can you help me understand the Universe?

Abstract submission extended to July 31!
Sep 23, 2024 12:00 AM (Local Time Germany) - Sep 27, 2024 12:00 AM
online only

Tag der offenen Tür am MPA

Oct 3, 2024 10:00 AM - 05:00 PM (Local Time Germany)
MPA, Garching

Job Offers

No Vacancies

Meet our MPA fellows

Kavli Summer Program In Astrophysics 2023:The lives, deaths and afterlives of interacting stars
The study of stellar structure and evolution, the lives and sometimes explosive deaths of stars, has involved numerous insights into physics and astrophysics. This summer school will bring together experts in stars and their interactions, including specialists in relevant modern computational tools, to work together with the student fellows to improve our understanding of the physics, outcomes, and significance of stellar interactions.
A look back forward
​​​​​​​​2023 marks the 75th anniversary of the founding of the Max Planck Society. On February 26, 1948, in Göttingen, the proven concept of the Kaiser Wilhelm Society as a successful model of non-university research funding was rescued for the young Federal Republic, but also changed in a forward-looking way. Both are the basis of the MPG in its present form and success. The anniversary is celebrated as the most important caesura within the history of the MPG, which goes back to 1911, and at the same time sets the course for the future viability of the society, which must be discussed again and again.
Find out more in the MAX Intranet:

About MPA

Structure

Managing Director
Prof. Dr. Eiichiro Komatsu

Scientific Members, Kollegium, Directors
Prof. Dr. Selma E. de Mink
Prof. Dr. Guinevere Kauffmann
Prof. Dr. Eiichiro Komatsu
Prof. Dr. Volker Springel

Emeritus Directors
Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Hillebrandt
Prof. Dr. Rashid Sunyaev
Prof. Dr. Simon White

External Scientific Members
Prof. Dr. Rolf-Peter Kudritzki
Prof. Dr. Werner Tscharnuter

Head of the administration
Pia Fischhaber

Contact

Press and Public Relations
Dr. Hannelore Haemmerle
Phone: 089 30000-3980
Dr. Hans-Thomas Janka
Phone: 089 30000-2228

email: pr@mpa-garching.mpg.de

Max Planck Institute for Astrophysics, Garching
Karl-Schwarzschild-Str. 1
Postfach 1317
D-85741 Garching, Germany

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