Catching the Sun’s Dynamic Coronal Web

In the Sun's middle corona, a team of researchers discovers web-like dynamic plasma structures – and an important clue as to what mechanism drives the solar wind. more

In Memory of Peter Stubbe

In Memory of Peter Stubbe

November 02, 2022

Prof. Dr. Peter Stubbe, a former scientist at the Max Planck Institute for Aeronomy (now: Max Planck Institute for Solar System Research) and professor at the Georg August University of Göttingen, passed away in July this year. more

Asteroid Ryugu: A Traveler from the Edge of the Solar System

Iron isotopes in samples from asteroid Ryugu suggest its origin to lie beyond the orbits of Jupiter and Saturn. more

Predicting Solar Storms Earlier than Before

With the help of an ERC Proof of Concept Grant, Prof. Dr. Maarit Korpi-Lagg is breaking new ground in predicting space weather. more

Magnetic Switchback in the Solar Corona

ESA’s Solar Orbiter has observed a solar switchback in the Sun's corona. A new study now provides clues to its origin. more

From Dust Particles to Planets

From Dust Particles to Planets

September 01, 2022

Funded by a Starting Grant from the European Research Council, Dr. Joanna Drążkowska simulates the early phases of planet formation. more

George Ellery Hale Prize for MPS Director

Prof. Dr. Sami K. Solanki receives the George Ellery Hale Prize of the American Astronomical Society. more

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