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Upcoming seminars

Aktuelle Marsmissionen und die Suche nach Leben auf unserem Nachbarplaneten

Public event - please book a seat!
Feb 9, 2023 07:00 PM - 08:00 PM (Local Time Germany)
ESO Headquarters, Garching, Room: ESO Supernova Planetarium

Job Offers

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Meet our MPA fellows

Note due to corona:Contacting MPA
Because of Covid and to protect MPA employees, (large) public events continue to be suspended. External guests are subject to the 3G rule and need to proof their compliance on entering the MPA building.
For information about MPG research on the Corona virus, please see here:

About MPA


Managing Director
Prof. Dr. Volker Springel

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


Press and Public Relations
Dr. Hannelore Haemmerle
Phone: 089 30000-3980
Cornelia Rickl
Phone: 089 30000-2201
Dr. Hans-Thomas Janka
Phone: 089 30000-2228


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

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