Press Release 015/2024

Spring Meeting of the German Physical Society at KIT

Scientific Presentations, a Public Evening Talk, and a Session to Celebrate the 100th Birthday of Professor Herwig Schopper
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The KATRIN neutrino scales will also be covered by the program of the Spring Meeting of the German Physical Society at KIT. (Photo: KIT)

Neutrinos, Higgs bosons, quarks, and others: This year’s Spring Meeting of the German Physical Society (Deutsche Physikalische Gesellschaft, DPG) will focus on elementary particles. From March 4 to 8, 2024, more than thousand physicists from all over Germany will meet at Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT). The DPG working groups Equal Opportunities and Young DPG will also be involved in the program. Teachers are invited to attend free of charge. A special highlight of this year’s meeting will be a ceremonial session to honor particle physicist Professor Herwig Schopper on the occasion of his 100th birthday. The public is invited to attend an evening talk about the mysteries of the invisible universe.  

More Information on the Meeting 

Weitere Informationen zu allen Frühjahrstagungen der DPG

German Physical Society

Details on the KIT Center Elementary Particle and Astroparticle Physics 


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jho, 27.02.2024

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