Press Release 121/2014

About the Construction Plan of the Universe

In Two Public Evening Presentations and an “Astroparticle Slam”, Astroparticle Physicists Inform about the Structure of the Universe and Latest Research

Recent research shed new light onto the universe. Elementary particles of highest-energy objects in the universe, such as black holes, supernova remnants, and active galactic nuclei allow conclusions to be drawn with respect to fascinating processes. Latest findings will now be presented during three cost-free public events. Citizens and journalists are cordially invited.


Astroparticle Slam, September 29, 2014


Public Presentation

The Galaxy in New Light: Astronomy with Gamma Rays

September 30, 2014


Public Presentation

Cosmic Particles: Reading of Invisible Writings

October 01, 2014


All events will take place in the German language.



Being “The Research University in the Helmholtz Association”, KIT creates and imparts knowledge for the society and the environment. It is the objective to make significant contributions to the global challenges in the fields of energy, mobility, and information. For this, about 9,800 employees cooperate in a broad range of disciplines in natural sciences, engineering sciences, economics, and the humanities and social sciences. KIT prepares its 22,300 students for responsible tasks in society, industry, and science by offering research-based study programs. Innovation efforts at KIT build a bridge between important scientific findings and their application for the benefit of society, economic prosperity, and the preservation of our natural basis of life. KIT is one of the German universities of excellence.

kes, 22.09.2014


Monika Landgraf
Head of Corporate Communications, Chief Press Officer
Phone: +49 721 608-41150
Fax: +49 721 608-43658
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Contact for this press release:

Margarete Lehné
Press Officer
Phone: +49 721 608-41157
Fax: +49 721 608-41157
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