Press releases - german
During the yearly major fall meeting, the German Astronomical Society awards internationally renowned prizes to individuals who have made outstanding contributions in astronomy. The awards recognize both scientific activities and achievements in the field of public outreach and education.
From left to right: Sandra Moore Faber, Cecilia Scannapieco, Julius Donnert, Hermann-Michael Hahn.
Note: The usage of the images is exclusively referred to the reporting of the high honours in astronomy and does not include digital archiving of the pictures. Copyright and the sources (see press release) have to be declared.
Press release NAM07:
Jupiter helps Halley's Comet give us more spectacular meteor displays (27.03.12)
Press release NAM10:
Astronomers detect vast amounts of gas and dust around black hole in early universe (28.03.12)
(Press release of the Max Planck Insitute for Astronomy (MPIA), the Royal Astronomical Society (RAS) and the Astronomische Gesellschaft (AG))
German version am MPIA Heidelberg:
English version at the MPIA and RAS:
Press release NAM 15:
How interstellar beacons could help future astronauts find their way across the universe (30.03.12)
Press release NAM 16:
Solar Eruptions Cause Sun Quakes (30.03.12)
Press release NAM 22:
Observing the galaxy distribution when the universe was half its current age (30.03.12)
German version at the MPE Garching:
English version at the MPE:
English version “When dark energy turned on” :
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CODITA: measuring the cosmic dust swept up by the Earth (30.03.12)
Press release of the University of Heidelberg from September 19, 2011
Press release of the AG from September 19 on the other awards at the annual meeting of the Astronomische Gesellschaft in Heidelberg
Press release of the AG from September 16 on the public talk by Prof. Dr. Rita Schulz at the annual meeting of the Astronomische Gesellschaft in Heidelberg
Left: Dr. h. c. Dr.-Ing. E. h. Klaus Tschira. Center and right: The House of Astronomy. The picture on the right shows the current situation, in the central picture parts of the construction site and equipment have been retouched (both photographs by M. Pössel)
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Press release from September 14 on the annual meeting of the Astronomische Gesellschaft in Heidelberg from September 19-23.
The Astronomische Gesellschaft honors the verification of the black hole at the center of our Milky Way
Joint press release of the AG and the Max Planck Institute for Extraterrestrial Physics (MPE) in Garching from July 13, 2011
(© MPE; for image description see the press release)
Benedikt Gröver from Billerbeck, this year's laureate of Jugend forscht (Youth's Research) in the Earth and Space Science section, was also awarded the special price by the Astronomische Gesellschaft. Executive Committee member Philip Richter presented the certificate in Kiel on May 21st:
(Courtesy: Jugend forscht Foundation e. V.)