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Martin Asplund New Director at MPA
Max Planck Institute for Astrophysics (MPA) is pleased to welcome Prof. Martin Asplund as a new director. He will join the existing MPA directors Prof. Wolfgang Hillebrandt, Prof. Rashid Sunyaev and Prof. Simon White in leading the scientific directions of the institute.
American Philosophical Society elects Prof. Rashid Sunyaev, Max-Planck-Institute for Astrophysics, as International Member.
On April 27, the American Philosophical Society at Philadelphia honored the contribution of Professor Rashid Sunyaev to Astrophysics and Cosmology by electing him as an International Member.
Astrophysicists explain the differences in the brightness of supernova explosions
Supernovae stand out in the sky like cosmic lighthouses. Scientists at the Max Planck Institute for Astrophysics and at the National Astronomical Institute of Italy have now found a way to use these cosmic beacons to measure distances in space more accurately.
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