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linkPfeil.gif High-fidelity imaging of the cosmic mass distribution
December 2006
Simon White, Ben Metcalf

linkPfeil.gif Leibniz Prize 2007 for Guinevere Kauffmann
December 2006
On December 7, 2006, the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft announced that Dr. Guinevere Kauffmann from the Max Planck Institute for Astrophysics receives the Leibniz Prize 2007. This highest German prize for supporting research awards Dr. Kauffmann for her work on the connection between the evolution of galaxies and their central supermassive black holes.

linkPfeil.gif The Outer Disks of Galaxies Observed by GALEX
December 2006
Guinevere Kauffmann

linkPfeil.gif Neutron star seismology challenges strange star models
November 2006
Anna Watts and Sanjay Reddy

linkPfeil.gif Nobel Prize recognises confirmation of the Hot Big Bang
October 2006
On October 3 the Nobel Prize Committee announced the award of the 2006 Nobel Prize for Physics to John Mather and George Smoot for their leadership of two ground-breaking experiments aboard NASA's Cosmic Background Explorer satellite. Their work established that matter and radiation were in almost perfect thermodynamic equilibrium in the early Universe with only very weak non-uniformities which have since developed into the stars, galaxies and larger structures which populate the present Universe.

linkPfeil.gif Day of the Open House 2006
Sunday, Oktober 15th, 10:00-17:00
Talks, "Cosmic Cinema", "Astro Consultation Hours", sun telescope and much more...

linkPfeil.gif Measuring the cosmic hard X-ray background with INTEGRAL
October 2006
E.Churazov, R.Sunyaev, S.Sazonov, M.Revnivtsev, R.Krivonos

linkPfeil.gif Do sunspots affect the Earth's climate?
September 2006
P.V. Foukal, C. Fröhlich, H.C. Spruit, T. Wigley

linkPfeil.gif A neutron star-driven X-ray flash associated with SN 2006aj
September 2006
P. Mazzali, J. Deng, K. Nomoto, D. N. Sauer, E. Pian, N. Tominaga, M. Tanaka, K. Maeda, A. V. Filippenko

linkPfeil.gif Map of the Galaxy in the 6.7 keV emission line
August 2006
Revnivtsev M., Molkov S., Sazonov S.

linkPfeil.gif The Supernova that Made the Crab Nebula
July 2006
F.S. Kitaura, H.-Th. Janka, R. Buras, A. Marek, W. Hillebrandt

linkPfeil.gif The stellar populations of nearby galaxies as fossil records of galaxy evolution
June 2006
Anna Gallazzi and Stéphane Charlot

linkPfeil.gif Gold Medal for Simon White
May 2006
Prof. Simon White, Max-Planck-Institute for Astrophysics, wins the Gold Medal 2006 of the Royal Astronomical Society

linkPfeil.gif LOFAR - a new radio telescope in Germany
May 2006
German astronomers (including scientists from the Max-Planck-Institute for Astrophysics) have made an important step towards the construction of LOFAR (Low Frequency Array), a new radio telescope that in a few years will be the largest telescope in the world.

linkPfeil.gif Starquake reveals hidden structure of a neutron star
May 2006
T. E. Strohmayer und A. L. Watts

linkPfeil.gif Hard X-ray glow of the Milky Way is now mapped with INTEGRAL
April 2006
R. Krivonos, M. Revnivtsev, E. Churazov, S. Sazonov, S. Grebenev and R. Sunyaev

linkPfeil.gif New Map of Milky Way Reveals Millions of Unseen Objects
March 2006
Revnivtsev M., Sazonov S., Gilfanov M., Churazov E., Sunyaev R.

linkPfeil.gif Connecting the physical properties of galaxies with their clustering
February 2006
Cheng Li, Guinevere Kauffmann, Gerhard Börner, Yipeng Jing

linkPfeil.gif Feeding the Milky Way Central Black Hole with Stellar Winds
January 2006
J. Cuadra, S. Nayakshin, V. Springel, T. Di Matteo

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