February 10, 2020
Over the next years, the ESA spacecraft will study the Sun from a completely new perspective.
February 07, 2020
With the Solar Orbiter space probe, a new chapter in the exploration of the Sun begins
February 06, 2020
Prof. Dr. Johannes Geiss, Honorary Director of the International Space Science Institute (ISSI) in Bern and External Scientific Member of MPS, passed away on 30 January, 2020.
January 13, 2020
A single star has provided information about the collision of the Milky Way with the dwarf galaxy Gaia-Enceladus. The event likely took place approximately 11.5 billion years ago.
December 13, 2019
Ulrich Christensen, Director at the Max Planck Institute for Solar System Research, receives one of the highest awards of the American Geophysical Union.
December 03, 2019
In his doctoral thesis, Sudip Mandal investigated how special pressure waves help maintain temperatures of several million degrees in the outermost solar atmosphere.
November 14, 2019
Elongated plasma structures in the lower solar atmosphere transport energy into the Sun‘s corona – and heat up this outermost layer of our star.