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07/12/2018

For the first time ever, scientists have determined the cosmic origin of highest-energy neutrinos. A research group led by IceCube scientist Elisa Resconi, spokesperson of the Collaborative Research Center SFB1258 at the Technical University of Munich (TUM), provides an important piece of evidence...

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06/11/2018

How heavy are neutrinos? The Karlsruhe tritium neutrino experiment KATRIN was designed to answer this important question of modern particle physics and cosmology. It was started after 15 years of construction at the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) on 11 June 2018. The SFB1258 is involved in...

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04/19/2018

Stefan Schönert is awarded an Advanced Grant by the European Research Council to prepare for a new experiment to tackle one of the unresolved puzzles of physics: Why is there so much more matter in our universe than antimatter?

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03/26/2018

One of the fundamental questions in particle physics is still unanswered: Are neutrinos their own antiparticles? The search for an answer leads to an extremely rare nuclear decay process, the neutrinoless double-beta decay (0nbb). While paving the way for a new ton-scale experiment, the GERDA...

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10/16/2017

For the first time ever, scientists have measured the electromagnetic and gravitational signals generated by the collision of two neutron stars. In a special research project led by the Technical University of Munich (TUM), physicists with the Collaborative Research Center 1258 "Neutrinos and Dark...

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08/08/2017

Elisa Resconi was named Max Planck Fellow at the Max Planck Institute for Physics (MPP). She will build a new research group dedicated to the theoretical and experimental aspects of neutrino physics. Elisa Resconi is Professor for Experimental Physics with Cosmic Particles at the TUM and...

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