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Galaxies light up at Art Basel Miami Beach

Galaxies light up at Art Basel Miami Beach

by Kerstin Mork last modified Oct 26, 2012 02:52 PM

1 December 2011. On 30 November 2011 the light installation “eL” lighted up for the first time at the Art Basel Miami Beach. The 2.7 meter high chandelier was developed and realised by a cooperation of Astrophysicist Noam Libeskind, his father, American architect Daniel Libeskind and Zumtobel, an international supplier of integral lighting solutions.

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Young Scientist Prize for Mary Williams

Young Scientist Prize for Mary Williams

by Kerstin Mork last modified Jan 16, 2013 02:11 PM

25 October 2011. Mary Williams, a scientist at AIP, has been awarded the science and engineering Brandenburg Young Scientist Prize for her discovery and research of a new stream of stars in our galaxy, the Milky Way called the “Aquarius Stream”. The post-doctoral prize comes with a cash award of 20,000 euro.

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Architectural Award for Leibnizhaus (in German!)

Architectural Award for Leibnizhaus (in German!)

by Kerstin Mork last modified Nov 15, 2012 03:53 PM

Am 19.10.2011 ist das Leibnizhaus des Leibniz-Instituts für Astrophysik Potsdam (AIP) in Potsdam-Babelsberg mit dem zum sechsten Mal vergebenen Brandenburgischen Baukulturpreis 2011 ausgezeichnet worden.

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Galactic Archaeology with SEGUE

Galactic Archaeology with SEGUE

by mkoeppen last modified Apr 08, 2015 11:24 AM

6 - 8 July 2011, Workshop at AIP

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Astronomical skills for engineers

Astronomical skills for engineers

by mkoeppen last modified Apr 08, 2015 11:26 AM

23 June 2011 - 40 young researches visited summer school at AIP

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The Astrophysical Institute Potsdam now is the Leibniz Institute for Astrophysics Potsdam (in German)

The Astrophysical Institute Potsdam now is the Leibniz Institute for Astrophysics Potsdam (in German)

by mkoeppen last modified Apr 08, 2015 11:31 AM

15 April 2011. Today, the Astrophysical Institute Potsdam officially announced its new name during a ceremonial act with invited guests and staff .

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Glass fibers as measuring instruments (in German)

Glass fibers as measuring instruments (in German)

by mkoeppen last modified Apr 08, 2015 11:33 AM

14 April 2011. innoFSPEC Potsdam – centre of innovation competence innoFSPEC receives "Location 2011 in the Country of Ideas" award. The ceremonial act, which is coupled to a public event, took place at AIP during the "Girls’ Day 2011".

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