Claus Lämmerzahl und Manfred Stoeckler of the University of Bremen organise an international conference on the physics and philosophy of black holes.
How does a spinning top or certain liquids behave in microgravity? This is what school students will find out during this year's „Drop Tower Project for School Students“.
A great day for ZARM: The contract for the International Astronautical Congress 2018 in Bremen has been signed between IAF President Jean-Yves Le Gall and ZARM.
The Center of Applied Space Technology and Microgravity (ZARM) at the University of Bremen will host the European CanSat competition initiated by the European Space Agency (ESA). Due to ZARM’s commitment to STEM activities in...
ZARM cordially invites the general public to a lecture on the fascinating topic of cosmology. In his talk Prof. Jochen Lisk will explain current research efforts to resolve the baffling phenomena of dark energy and the...
With the successful launch of MAIUS 1 on Jan 23, 2017, from ESRANGE in northern Sweden, German scientists accomplished a pioneering mission in the field of fundamental physics. Two ZARM physicists were on site when the first BEC...
For the fourth time German school students will get the chance to fly their own mini-satellites on a rocket.
ZARM scientists perform experiments with cryogenic hydrogen at the Bremen Drop Tower. It is their aim to investigate the thermal influences of space environment on the behaviour of cryogenic propellants.
On 16 November 2016 the AS agreeed to establish the new Master's programs „Space Sciences and Technologies“ and „Space Engineering“ which are scheduled to begin in the winter term 2017/2018.
Update: ZARM scientists successfully took advantage of NASA's resupply mission to the ISS to ignite a large-scale fire inside an empty Cygnus spacecraft. The experiment aims at understanding the growth and spread of fire in...
For the 3rd time, the German CanSat competition is taking place in Bremen. On 28 September 2016, school students will have the chance to launch their self-built mini satellite with a rocket up to a height of one kilometer.
The Research Training Group „Models of Gravity“ organises a summer school on relativistic accretion in September, 26-30, at ZARM. The main foci of the school are the analytical models, current state of observational data from...
The Fulbright Programme supports the academic exchange between the USA and 155 other countries and is one of the most distinguished scholarships worldwide. Professor James C. Hermanson from the University of Washington will be...
On 6 June 2016, the DroPS project (Drop Tower Project for School Students) reached its final highlight. Three school teams conducted their own experiment in Europe's largest drop facility, the Drop Tower Bremen.
Three school teams are getting prepared for the final highlight of the DroPS project (Drop Tower Project for School Students): On 6 June 2016 they will have the chance to test their own experiments in Europe's largest drop...
The German Research Foundation approves funding of a new special research field on the development of quantum sensors to be initiated on July 1st, 2016.
The German Research Foundation (DFG) approves all proposals of the University of Bremen for research training groups, among them "Models of Gravity" headed by ZARM at the University of Bremen and the University of Oldenburg.
DLR and ZARM offer students the chance to create their own experiments to be carried out in the Drop Tower Bremen. On May 19, 2016, these set-ups will be tested in a 10-meter fall in the "Space Tower" of the DLR_School_Lab.
On May 2, 2016, the MICROSCOPE project reached a major milestone when the experiment was activated and started transmitting the first data.
On Friday, 29 April 2016, the outstanding scientific work of four young scientists will be awarded by the non-profit association "Friends of ZARM".
On 25 April 2016 at 23:02 hrs the Soyuz STA rocket launched successfully from Kuorou. Onboard is the MICROSCOPE satellite that might proof Einstein's theory of general relativity wrong.
On 16 April 2016 at 11.57 a.m. the ZEpHyR rocket was successfully launched in spite of heavy snowfall.
Read here about the suspenseful week the ZARM team spent at the rocket launching site Esrange in Kiruna, Sweden
In the early morning of 18 march 2016, the successuful launch of REXUS 19 took place. Along with three other student experiments, the sounding rocket carried the scientific payload of the UB-Fire team from the University of...
As of 1st of March 2016, Marc Avila holds the Chair in Fluid Mechanics of the University of Bremen and takes over the position of Executive Director of the ZARM.
First direct detection of gravitational waves will have a huge impact on astronomy, astrophysics, and cosmology also for the gravitational-physics research group at ZARM.
In order to get to know the scientific institutes of the University of Bremen, the Bremen mayor visited ZARM today and met not only ZARM representatives, but also a students team working on their own microgravity experiment.
The 3rd German CanSat competition is now open. The project offers pupils form German schools the opportunity to participate in a mini space mission. Teams can submit their proposal for a small satellite (in the size of soft drink...
When in August 2014 Professor Claus Laemmerzahl learned that Galileo satellites 5 and 6 had not reached their designated orbits, he immediately had a vision of using them for his research on the general theory of relativity. Now...