Scientific Research

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Short articles highlighting current MPA research topics. Updated monthly.

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Informations about the individual research groups.

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Upcoming and past astrophysics conferences.

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A international graduate school offering a Ph.D. program in Astrophysics and Cosmology.


Research at MPA is devoted to a broad range of topics in theoretical astrophysics. Major concentrations of interest lie in the areas of stellar physics, nuclear and neutrino astrophysics, numerical hydrodynamics, high energy astrophysics, accretion, galaxy formation and the intergalactic medium, large-scale structure from z=0 to the Big Bang, gravitational lensing effects, investigations of the cosmic microwave background, quantum mechanics of atoms and molecules, astrochemistry.

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