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Dawn: Final signal from the asteroid belt

November 02, 2018
After more than eleven years in space, NASA’s spacecraft Dawn has ceased to communicate. The space probe’s hydrazine fuel is depeleted; the operational mission has come to an end. [more]
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ERC Synergy Grant for solar physics at the MPS

October 23, 2018
The European Research Council will fund an ambitious solar physics project at the MPS over the next six years. [more]
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BepiColombo successfully launched

October 20, 2018
The European-Japanese space probe is now on its way to Mercury. It will reach the innermost planet in seven years. [more]
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New radiation belt discovered at Saturn

October 04, 2018
First results from Cassini’s final mission phase show protons of extreme energies between the planet and its dense rings [more]
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New External Scientific Member at the MPS

September 24, 2018
Professor K. R. Sreenivasan from New York University, leading expert in fluid dynamics and turbulence research, joins the Max Planck Institute for Solar System Research. [more]
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A new twist on stellar rotation

September 20, 2018
Researchers have observed a twist in the rotational patterns of distant stars, which may explain the presence of starspots on their surface. [more]
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Dawn: Mission's End is Approaching

September 07, 2018
Interview with Dawn’s Framing Camera Lead Investigator Dr. Andreas Nathues from the Max Planck Institute for Solar System Research on the mission’s imminent end. [more]
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