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

Max-Planck-Institut für Radioastronomie, Bonn

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Research News

The Discovery of 8 New Millisecond Pulsars

April 28, 2021
South Africa’s MeerKAT Radio Telescope explored the central re-gions of globular clusters in search of very weak pulsars [more]

Multifrequency Observations of M87*

April 14, 2021
Telescopes unite in unprecedented observations of the famous black hole [more]

The Opticon-RadioNet Pilot Project (ORP) is launched

March 25, 2021
Kick-off for Europe’s largest astronomy network [more]

EHT Astronomers Image Magnetic Fields at the Edge of M 87’s Black Hole

March 24, 2021
Event Horizon Telescope Observations of Polarised Radio Emission of the Supermassive Object in the Centre of M87 [more]

SOFIA/GREAT observations offer new insights into star formation

March 17, 2021
The flying observatory was stationed at Cologne Bonn Airport until 16 March 2021 [more]

Astronomers see whirlwind around possible exoplanet-in-the-making

January 21, 2021
MATISSE observations of the asymmetrical inner disk of HD 163296 [more]

The Opticon-RadioNet Pilot Project (ORP)

December 22, 2020
European Commission facilitates use of European telescopes [more]

INAF joins the MeerKAT+ Project

December 17, 2020
The South African Radio Astronomy Observatory and the Max-Planck-Gesellschaft welcome the Italian Istituto Nazionale di Astrofisica as partner on the MeerKAT extension project [more]

An astonishing new three-dimensional view of the dense interstellar gas in our Milky Way

December 03, 2020
SEDIGISM, a survey with the APEX telescope, studies molecular clouds and star formation in the inner galaxy [more]

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]
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