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  • A taste of the celestial banquet to come5. July 2021
    Consortium publishes the first X-ray data from eROSITA The German eROSITA consortium, including researchers from FAU, has released the first set of data taken by the eROSITA X-ray telescope, which can scan the entire sky in the X-ray range. Researchers across the globe can now access data from the telescope....
  • FAIRmat: Lifting the treasure trove of materials data5. July 2021
    The Department of Physics at FAU is involved in the FAIRmat project, which was selected on Friday, July 2, 2021 by the Joint Science Conference (Gemeinsame Wissenschaftskonferenz – GWK) in a multi-stage competition of the National Research Data Infrastructure (NFDI). The project will receive funding to set up an infrastructure...
  • The Scallop theorem can rely on inertia at the mesoscale1. July 2021
    Organisms of varied size rely on different techniques to swim efficiently. The macroscopic world comprising of land and aquatic mammals, as well as bacteria and sperms in the microscopic realm have been investigated extensively for their swimming dynamics. However, the dynamics of organisms in-between these two extremes elude physical descriptions....
  • QuCoLiMa – kick-off meeting25. March 2021
    The kick-off meeting of the Collaborative Research Center/Transregio TRR 306 “QuCoLiMa” (Quantum Cooperativity of Light and Matter) took place digitally on Friday, March 19, 2021. The TRR 306 QuCoLiMa was established beginning of this year, together with the Max Planck Institute for the Science of Light and the Universities of Mainz, Saarbrücken, Linz,...
  • Humbold Fellow Javier García receives 2021 Early Career Award15. October 2020
    Javier García, who has been a Humboldt Fellow at our observatory since 2017, has been awarded the ‘2021 Early Career Award’ by the American Astronomical Society. His main focus is to understand the X-ray radiation around accreting compact objects, such as black holes and neutron stars. With his state-of-the-art model...