Press Releases

More press releases on the German PRISMA+ website
2021

05.02.2021
PRISMA+ Cluster of Excellence: Double award by the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation

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Postdoc Joanna Sobczyk receives Humboldt Research Fellowship / Professor Matthias Schott selected as Humboldt Scout
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01.02.2021
Searching for dark matter through the fifth dimension

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A discovery in theoretical physics could help to unravel the mysteries of dark matter ...

27.01.2021
Size of helium nucleus measured more precisely than ever before

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In contrast to the proton radius, there is no contradiction between the new, more precise value and the measurements with other methods ...

25.01.2021
BASE opens up new possibilities in the search for cold dark matter

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Research group at the Cluster of Excellence PRISMA+ at Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz (JGU) involved in publication in Physical Review Letters...

2020

25.11.2020
Solar CNO neutrinos observed for the first time

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'Ghostly' particles are proof of the secondary fusion process that powers our Sun ...

11.11.2020
Dark matter from the depths of the universe

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PRISMA+ scientists propose exotic low-mass fields as new messengers of astrophysical events ...

21.10.2020
Dmitry Budker receives Norman F. Ramsey Prize of the American Physical Society

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Physicist of the PRISMA+ Cluster of Excellence and the Helmholtz Institute Mainz honored for groundbreaking work in the precision spectroscopy of atoms and molecules ...

03.09.2020
Dionysis Antypas receives ERC Starting Grant for research on Atomic Parity Violation (APV)

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A novel platform aims to answer fundamental questions in nuclear and particle physics ...

02.09.2020
Mass of the deuteron corrected

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Scientists from Heidelberg, Mainz and Darmstadt publish results in Nature ...

25.08.2020
Extremely rare decay process identified

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Results of the NA62 collaboration are a milestone in the search for new physics ...

22.07.2020
New 'super light source' should allow fascinating insights into atoms

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International team of scientists with Mainz participation proposes plans for high-intensity gamma radiation source at CERN
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15.07.2020
Searching for clues beneath the Earth's surface

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Using a network of gravimeters, Mainz-based scientists are attempting to track down weakly interacting matter in the interior of the Earth ...

26.06.2020
Belle II: World record in the accelerator ring

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17.06.2020
Surprising Signal in the XENON1T Dark Matter Experiment

Image linkScientists from the international XENON collaboration announced today that data from their XENON1T, the world's most sensitive dark matter experiment, show a surprising excess of events. ...

03.06.2020
The broken mirror: Can parity violation in molecules finally be measured?

Image linkScientists from the PRISMA+ Cluster of Excellence and the Helmholtz Institute Mainz propose a promising way to detect parity violation in molecules for the first time...

28.05.2020
Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz to welcome Gilad Perez, winner of a Friedrich Wilhelm Bessel Research Award

Image linkEminent scientist from the Weizmann Institute to conduct research into dark matter and fundamental new physics as a guest member of Dmitry Budker's group...

05.05.2020
Nature Index ranking confirms Mainz University being a top physics research institution

Image linkJohannes Gutenberg University Mainz is one of the ten most research-intensive German universities in physics ...

08.04.2020
Belle II yields first results in search of the Z' boson

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Physical Review Letters has published first results of the detector ...

28.02.2020
International research collaboration including scientists from Mainz University measures the electric dipole moment of the neutron with unprecedented accuracy

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Researchers track down the mystery of the surplus of matter (text: PSI/JGU) ...

25.02.2020
From China to the South Pole: Joining forces to solve the neutrino mass puzzle

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Study by Mainz physicists indicates that the next generation of neutrino experiments may well find the answer to one of the most pressing issues in neutrino physics ...

30.01.2020
Signals from inside the Earth: Borexino Experiment releases new data on geoneutrinos

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Exclusive insight into processes and conditions in the Earth's interior ...