AIP in the media

AIP scientists are regularly featured in the media with their research results and expertise on astronomical topics. Here you find a selection of current and freely accessible articles, radio reports and broadcasts. Older contributions can be found at the archive page.

Neue Pioniere

Interview with Mirko Krumpe on the topic of private space companies.

leibniz, Nov. 30, 2021

Neues Instrument für spektroskopische Himmelsdurchmusterungen

Article on the delivery and integration of the fibre positioning system for the 4MOST telescope.

Pro Physik, Oct. 29, 2021

Grundsteinlegung am Leibniz-Institut für Astrophysik

Radio segmet about laying the foundation stone with Wolfram Rosenbach, Matthias Steinmetz, Mike Schubert und Matthias Kleiner.

Inforadio, rbb online, Oct. 28, 2021

Eine Karte der Milchstraße

Segment about Galactic Archaeology with Matthias Steinmetz.

radioeins, Oct. 16, 2021

The Great German Quiz

Contribution to the Quiz on the Einstein Tower, with Alexander Warmuth.

ZDF, Sept. 25, 2021

Kosmische Wassersuche

Article about the search for water in the universe with Ekaterina Ilin.

leibniz, Sept. 22, 2021

Die Entdeckung des Neptuns (1846), mit Prof. Dr. Matthias Steinmetz

Episode about the discovery of Neptune of the podcast "History of Europe" by Tobias Jakobi with Matthias Steinmetz.

Geschichte Europas, Sept. 20, 2021

Marcel S. Pawlowski, der Astrophysiker, bei „Sechs Fragen an…“

Press release of the Klaus Tschira Stiftung, an interview with Marcel Pawlowski.

Klaus Tschira Stiftung, Sept. 1, 2021

Was ist eigentlich dunkle Materie? Testen Sie Ihr Astro-Wissen!

Astronomical quiz with Marcel Pawlowski.

t-online, Aug. 17, 2021

Vast Strands In the Cosmic Web That Connects the Universe Are Spinning, Scientists Find

Interview with Peng Wang and Noam Libeskind about the press release from 14 June.

Vice, June 14, 2021

Astroseismologie: So klingen Sterne

Segment with Cristina Chiappini about the press release from 17 May.

Inforadio, June 8, 2021

Nach dem Supermond kommt das nächste Ereignis am Himmel

Interview with Mirko Krumpe about the partial solar eclipse on 10 June 2021.

Tagesspiegel, June 8, 2021

Sieben ERC Grants für die Region

Article on the award of seven highly endowed ERC Advanced Grants of the EU research funding, including two to the AIP: to Prof. Lutz Wisotzki and Prof. Christoph Pfrommer.

Tagesspiegel, April 22, 2021

First view of ancient cosmic web

News about the press release from 18 March.

ORF, March 18, 2021


Articles about instrumentation co-built by the AIP for the future Extremely Large Telescope (ELT) in the ESO Messenger.

The Messenger, March 2, 2021

Xenius: Solar storms

Broadcast with the assistance of Dr. Alexander Warmuth, filmed among other places in the Einstein Tower and on the LOFAR field in Potsdam-Bornim.

ARTE, Feb. 15, 2021

Planets as profession and passion

Portrait of Prof. Dr. Katja Poppenhäger.

Portal Wissen, Jan. 31, 2021

Further entries of AIP in the media can be found here: AIP in the media (archive).