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Cosmic namesakes

May 15, 2017
The International Astronomical Union has honored MPS scientists Guneshwar Thangjam and Thomas Platz by naming two asteroids after them. [more]
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Supercomputer can shed light on sunspot formation

May 11, 2017
A group of researchers tests a hypothesis of near-surface origin of sunspots with the power of supercomputers. [more]
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New Max Planck Fellow appointed at the MPS

April 05, 2017
Prof. Dr. Thorsten Hohage and the Max Planck Institute for Solar System Research intensify their cooperation in the field of solar physics. [more]
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Sunrise II: A second look at the Sun

March 24, 2017
Oscillating fibrils, explosive increases in temperature, and the footprints of coronal loops: 13 articles published today provide an overview of the results of the second flight of the balloon-borne solar observatory Sunrise. [more]
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Cryovolcanism on Dwarf Planet Ceres

March 06, 2017
Highly resolved images of Occator crater show evidence for long-lasting geologic activity. [more]
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Full braking at Alpha Centauri

February 01, 2017
Space travel visionaries solve the problem of interstellar slowdown at our stellar neighbour [more]
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Ceres: Water ice in eternal polar night

December 15, 2016
The cameras of the Dawn space probe discover water ice in Ceres’ polar region. It can survive for aeons in the extreme cold traps, even though there is no atmosphere. [more]
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