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Merging and colliding neutron stars produce powerful kilonova explosions and gamma-ray bursts. Scientists have long suspected that a large and ultra-strong magnetic field is the engine behind these high-energy phenomena. However, the process that ...

You are curious and always wanted to know why things in nature are the way they are? Are you fascinated by black holes, gravitational waves or laser light? Then studying physics could be just the right thing for you! On April 25, 2024 at a Girls’ Day ...

Obituary for Jiří Bičák

February 06, 2024

Researchers from the Max Planck Institute for Gravitational Physics in Potsdam and the Universities of Kyoto and Toho have performed a new general-relativistic viscous-radiation hydrodynamics simulation. Their results indicate that rotating stellar ...

LISA, the Laser Interferometer Space Antenna, has passed a major review with flying colours: the entire concept – from the definition of the overall mission and operations to the space hardware to be built – stood up to the intense scrutiny of ESA’s ...

An international team of astronomers, led by researchers from the Max Planck Institute for Radio Astronomy, have used the MeerKAT radio telescope to discover an intriguing object of an unknown nature in the globular cluster NGC 1851. The massive ...

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