Virtual Babelsberg Starry Night

Sky map in X-ray

First complete eROSITA all-sky survey (0.2-2.3 keV)

Credit: MPE/IKI
June 17, 2021 //

Dr. Axel Schwope answers questions in the comment check video on his talk "The new picture of the X-ray sky: eROSITA one year in space".

With his talk The new image of the X-ray sky: eROSITA one year in space (in German) in October, Dr. Axel Schwope started our lecture series of the Virtual Babelsberg Starry Nights, which offers s a new lecture every third Thursday of the month on the YouTube channel Urknall, Weltall und das Leben (Big Bang, Universe and Life). He reported on the commissioning of eROSITA, the first complete map of the X-ray sky from eROSITA, and fascinating results and amazing discoveries.

In a separate comment check video, Dr. Schwope now addresses the many questions and comments on the talk, including such exciting questions as whether life is possible in globular clusters and how exactly eROSITA contributes to the study of dark energy.

The link to the video will be available on June 17, 2021, starting at 6 p.m. at

https://www.aip.de/babelsberger-sternennaechte

or via the YouTube channel Urknall, Weltall und das Leben, and can be accessed at any time afterwards.

Please note that the talk is given in German.

Sky map in X-ray

First complete eROSITA all-sky survey (0.2-2.3 keV)

Credit: MPE/IKI
June 17, 2021 //

Dr. Axel Schwope answers questions in the comment check video on his talk "The new picture of the X-ray sky: eROSITA one year in space".

With his talk The new image of the X-ray sky: eROSITA one year in space (in German) in October, Dr. Axel Schwope started our lecture series of the Virtual Babelsberg Starry Nights, which offers s a new lecture every third Thursday of the month on the YouTube channel Urknall, Weltall und das Leben (Big Bang, Universe and Life). He reported on the commissioning of eROSITA, the first complete map of the X-ray sky from eROSITA, and fascinating results and amazing discoveries.

In a separate comment check video, Dr. Schwope now addresses the many questions and comments on the talk, including such exciting questions as whether life is possible in globular clusters and how exactly eROSITA contributes to the study of dark energy.

The link to the video will be available on June 17, 2021, starting at 6 p.m. at

https://www.aip.de/babelsberger-sternennaechte

or via the YouTube channel Urknall, Weltall und das Leben, and can be accessed at any time afterwards.

Please note that the talk is given in German.

The key areas of research at the Leibniz Institute for Astrophysics Potsdam (AIP) are cosmic magnetic fields and extragalactic astrophysics. A considerable part of the institute's efforts aims at the development of research technology in the fields of spectroscopy, robotic telescopes, and E-science. The AIP is the successor of the Berlin Observatory founded in 1700 and of the Astrophysical Observatory of Potsdam founded in 1874. The latter was the world's first observatory to emphasize explicitly the research area of astrophysics. The AIP has been a member of the Leibniz Association since 1992.
Last update: 14. July 2021