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Dr. Norbert Junkes
Presse- und Öffentlichkeitsarbeit
Phone:+49 228 525-399

Max-Planck-Institut für Radioastronomie, Bonn

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Research News

The Distances of the Stars

November 19, 2020
Resolving Long-standing Mysteries About the First Parallaxes in Astronomy [more]

The ring around the M 87* black hole shadow glitters

September 22, 2020
Turbulent evolution of the M 87* black hole image from 2009 to 2017 [more]

The MeerKAT Extension Project

September 16, 2020
Improvement of the MeerKAT radio telescope array in South Africa by 20 additional dishes [more]

Magnetized gas flows feed a young star cluster

August 18, 2020
Polarimetric observations with SOFIA/HAWC+ show the orientation of magnetic field lines [more]

First radio detection of an extrasolar planetary system around a main-sequence star

August 04, 2020
VLBA Network Finds Planet Orbiting a Small, Cool Star [more]

A Spiral Galaxy with a Huge Magnetic Field

July 21, 2020
New cosmic magnetic field structures discovered in the galaxy NGC 4217 [more]

Confirming Einstein’s Most Fortunate Thought

June 10, 2020
Radio Astronomers use a Dance of Three Exotic Stars to Test the Universality of Free Fall [more]

Something is Lurking in the Heart of Quasar 3C 279

April 07, 2020
First Event Horizon Telescope Images of a Black-Hole Powered Jet [more]

Globular cluster billowing in the Galactic wind

March 02, 2020
Investigation of pulsars in 47 Tuc provides constraints on the magnetic field in the halo of the Milky Way [more]

Fast rotating white dwarf drags its space-time in a cosmic dance

January 30, 2020
How astronomers used Einstein’s theory of general relativity to estimate the rotation of a white dwarf in a binary star system [more]

A Repeating Fast Radio Burst from a Spiral Galaxy

January 06, 2020
Localisation of a new, recurring source of radio flashes deepens the mystery of their origins [more]

Giant magnetic ropes in the outskirts of a spiral galaxy

November 26, 2019
First detection of regular magnetic field reversals in the halo of NGC 4631 [more]

Neutrino produced in a cosmic collider far away

October 02, 2019
Link between IceCube neutrino event and distant radio galaxy resolved [more]

Breakthrough Prize in Fundamental Physics to be awarded to the Event Horizon Telescope Collaboration

September 05, 2019
The award recognizes the first image of a black hole with an Earth-sized alliance of telescopes [more]

Pulsar emission map thanks to Einstein

September 05, 2019
Radio emission from a neutron star’s magnetic pole revealed by general relativity [more]
 
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