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.

Der ESA-Sternensatellit Gaia

Segment of the programme "Space Night science" with Katja Weingrill about the Gaia space mission.

ARD alpha, July 29, 2022

Wo gibt es neue Planeten außerhalb unseres Sonnensystems?

Episode of the Leibniz podcast "Date a Scientist" with an interview with Matthias Mallonn about exoplanets.

Leibniz-Gemeinschaft, July 18, 2022

James-Webb-Teleskop: "Wir wollen wissen, woher wir kommen"

Interview with Martin Roth about the publication of the first images made with JWST.

rbb inforadio, July 13, 2022

Mission „Gaia“ präsentiert Atlas der Milchstraße

Article about the third Gaia data release with Roelof de Jong.

Tagesspiegel, June 13, 2022

Motions of stars in neighboring Large Magellanic Cloud shed light on galaxy formation

Article about the press release from 29 March 2022., April 4, 2022

Brauchen wir Dunkle Materie?

Article by Marcel Pawlowski about the challenges to the Standard Model of Cosmology.

Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, March 16, 2022

Astrophotonics moves to real-world applications

Interview about astrophotonics with Martin Roth.

LaserFocusWorld, March 4, 2022

Galaktische Archäologie mit Sternen

Episode of BR Campus Talks about galactic archaeology with Matthias Steinmetz as a guest.

Bayerischer Rundfunk, Jan. 10, 2022

Scharfer Blick ins All mit neuen Instrumenten

End-of-year review astrophysics featuring three AIP press releases from 2021: Astrophotonics – an emerging field in astrophysics, Giant planets could reach “maturity” much earlier than previously thought and Discovery of the largest rotation in the universe.

Pro Physik, Dec. 27, 2021

Kuriose Muster der kosmischen Radiostrahlung / Harfen und Weihnachtsbäume in der Milchstraße

Episode of "Sternzeit" ("stardate") about the press release from 19 December 2019.

Deutschlandfunk, Dec. 19, 2021

Potsdamer Sternwarte mit großer Tradition / Die Neptun-Sternwarte in Babelsberg

Episode of "Sternzeit" ("stardate") about AIP.

Deutschlandfunk, Dec. 15, 2021

Riesenplaneten werden ungewöhnlich schnell groß

Article about the press release from 2 December.

Deutschlandfunk, Dec. 3, 2021

Neue Pioniere

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

leibniz, Nov. 30, 2021

Jubiläum der ältesten bestehenden Fachzeitschrift – Uralte dänisch-deutsche Astronomische Nachrichten

Episode of "Sternzeit" ("stardate") about the 200th birthday of of Astronomical Notes.

Deutschlandfunk, Nov. 19, 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

Attention spectra aficionados!

Twitter thread by ESO on the delivery and integration of the fibre positioning system for the 4MOST telescope.

Twitter ESO, 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).