Max Planck Institute for Physics

Research publications

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Research publications 2016

Powerhouse crab pulsar

January 14, 2016

MAGIC telescopes detect extremely energetic photons [more]

Research publications 2015

Dispatches from the middle ages of the universe

December 17, 2015

MAGIC telescopes measure gamma radiation from a remote galaxy [more]


A black hole under the gravitational lens

July 06, 2015

An unusual observation method uncovers processes near the event horizon of a distant, massive monster [more]

Research publications 2014

Lightning flashes from a black hole

November 07, 2014

MAGIC telescopes observe an extremely short, powerful outburst of radiation in Galaxy IC 310 [more]

Research publications 2013

Celebrity at stand-up reception

October 08, 2013

The Higgs particle gives mass to matter - and wings to experimental physicists [more]

Research publications 2012

“The most important discovery in recent decades”

July 05, 2012

Interview with Sandra Kortner of the Max Planck Institute for Physics in Munich, who heads a Minerva junior research group at the ATLAS experiment of the LHC and also coordinates an international group of researchers who are using ATLAS to look for the Higgs particle. [more]


CERN experiments observe particle consistent with long-sought Higgs boson

July 04, 2012

At a seminar held at CERN today as a curtain raiser to the year’s major particle physics conference, ICHEP2012 in Melbourne, the ATLAS and CMS experiments presented their latest preliminary results in the search for the long sought Higgs particle. Both experiments observe a new particle in the mass region around 125-126 GeV. [more]


Powerhouse in the Crab Nebula

March 28, 2012

MAGIC telescopes measure the highest-energy gamma rays from a pulsar to date, calling theory into question [more]

Research publications 2011

ATLAS and CMS experiments present Higgs search status

December 13, 2011

In a seminar held at CERN today, the ATLAS and CMS experiments presented the status of their searches for the Standard Model Higgs boson. [more]


“Next year we will see the Higgs particle - or exclude its existence”

November 23, 2011

Interview with Prof. Dr. Siegfried Bethke, Director at the Max Planck Institute of Physics in Munich, about the current research results from the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) [more]

Research publications 2009

A galaxy as particle accelerator

July 03, 2009

Astronomers observe simultaneously the centre of the galaxy M 87 for the first time in gamma and radio frequencies of light [more]


The MAGIC-II Telescope is ready to team up

April 15, 2009

With its reflective area of 247 square meters, a second MAGIC telescope is now ready to commence operations [more]

Research publications 2008

High energy and far vision

June 26, 2008

With a 17-m diameter mirror the MAGIC telescope is the largest stand-alone gamma-ray telescope. MAGIC has discovered the most distant very-high energy gamma-ray emission. [more]

Research publications 2005

Tracking the Riddle of Cosmic Gamma Rays

August 23, 2005

First simultaneous observation of a gamma-ray burst in the X-ray and in the very high energy gamma ray band [more]

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