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Tidying up planetary nurseries

November 05, 2021

Progress in understanding the dispersal mechanisms of planet-forming disks more

Roelin Prize for Olaf Fischer

September 17, 2021

Olaf Fischer of Haus der Astronomie is the 2021 recipient of the Hanno and Ruth Roelin Prize for Science Outreach. The prize, which is awarded every two years by the Max Planck Institute for Astronomy… more

Young, still growing Jupiter-like exoplanet surrounded by material with enough mass to form three Earth moons more

New high-resolution observations obtained with ESO’s MUSE instrument complement the PHANGS project’s data collection more

Why do asteroids in the solar system have the sizes we observe? Two researchers at the Max Planck Institute for Astronomy have found an answer to that fundamental question: For the birth planets and… more

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