Department of Physics

Category: Department of Physics, Research

A new DFG research group led by Julius-Maximilians-Universität Würzburg (JMU) is investigating ultra-high energy jets. Two astrophysicists from FAU are also involved. The research group will be funded with a total of 3.6 million euros over the next four years. Black holes can be found in the cent...

PhD students of the Research Training Group GRK 2423 "Fracture across Scales" (FRASCAL) cordially invite you to their new lecture series "1st FRASCAL Virtual Colloquium". The inaugural event will be on Thursday, April 22, 2021 at 2:00 pm with Alexander Hartmaier from Ruhr-Universität Bochum on "Brid...

Category: Department of Physics, Research

Binary stars are well known to astrophysicists. One stellar double-act in particular has drawn their attention, as part of the X-ray radiation that binary star systems usually emit is missing, and the x-rays it did emit seemed to have strange properties. A research team led by FAU observed a binary ...

Category: Department of Physics, Research

Explosions from stars, so-called supernovas, can shed some light onto the research into dark matter. This has been shown by a study carried out by a team of German and Slovenian researchers at Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg and the University of Nova Gorica. The researchers’ findi...