Ten years of scientific ambition and innovation will take center stage when nine school teams from all over Germany present their self-built mini-satellites to the public at the 10th German CanSat Competition from March 11 to 15,...
It was a very inspiring visit by the Senator for Science together with her team to get to know ZARM, its unique laboratories and outstanding research - especially the projects in the field of exploration research.
Join us on Sunday, 11 February 2024 between 11 am and 5 pm to see our laboratories and research in action. Big or small, there is something to discover for everyone.
"The Martian Mindset" has been invited by the German Research Foundation (DFG) to submit a full proposal.
To celebrate this success, ZARM is hosting the OPEN ZARM - an open doors event on February 11, 2024.
Highly complex experiment on MAIUS-2 sounding rocket drives quantum research.
From 14 to 16 November 2023, ZARM will be exhibiting at Space Tech Expo Europe. At a joint booth with the "Humans on Mars" initiative of the University of Bremen and the ZARM Technik AG, our engineers and scientists will be on...
The ZARM scientist conducted his research in the working group of theoretical gravitational physics.
Young space talents are invited to submit their experiment ideas to the 10th German CanSat competition.
The ZARM scientist completed his doctoral thesis in the research field of gravitational physics.
Despite doubts from quantum physics: Research teams from ZARM and Leibniz University Hannover proved Einstein's theory of relativity with much higher accuracy
Former ZARM scientist Christian Vogt wins ESA Challenge for a project that he developed at ZARM. Now he can send his payload to space.
After six months of intensive pondering, tinkering and trial and error, two school teams will be rewarded on June 23, 2023: with their experiment in the real large Bremen Drop Tower under reduced gravity conditions. This is made...
More school internships and a challenge as part of the curriculum - six Bremen schools and three research institutes are committed to promote STEM to school students through a coordinated program.
Students from the Universidad de Antioquia of Colombia gain the opportunity for microgravity experiments in the Bremen Drop Tower through the UN-Fellowship program DropTes.
For the final week of the CanSat competition, eight school teams from all over Germany will come together from March 13-17, 2023, to launch their handmade mini satellites with the size of a soda can.
ZARM researcher Thomas Imhülse succeeded in creating a ferrofluid out of algae oil and magnetite, which could be extracted from Martian soil. Why? Ferrofluids have a very wide range of potential in space missions.
ZARM scientists have developed a computer code that enables accurate predictions of the disintegration of droplets in turbulent flows.
On Nov 23, 2022, ZARM Director Marc Avila had the honour to present the institute's space exploration research to the Mayor of Bremen Andreas Bovenschulte and introduce him to the initiative “Humans on Mars” of the University of...
What happens inside a spray nozzle of a spray head during a long spraying process and why does the spray jet suddenly drip and spill? ZARM scientists publish their findings.
Model habitat at ZARM enables long-term tests for life support systems to be used on Moon and Mars.
Based on Einstein's theory, ZARM scientists were able to mathematically prove that with the help of a pulsar the rotation of a black hole can be calculated even more precisely than before.
From September 12 to 16, the University of Bremen is hosting the Annual Meeting of the German Astronomical Society – AG (Astronomische Gesellschaft). Under the theme “Astronomy from Ground to Space,” participants will discuss the...
Refueling an aircraft in the air is nothing new. But how can we perform this maneuver in space under microgravity? Future long-term exploration missions will require a concept for propellant filling-stations.
ZARM plays a key role in the conception of a large-scale research facility for the extraction and processing of raw materials on the Moon
Drop tower experiment proves that magnets can provide a simpler method of oxygen provision for astronauts
A smoke detector that can “sniff out” causes of fire before it breaks out: A team from the university’s Center of Applied Space Technology and Microgravity (ZARM) has now won a prize in a major innovation competition.
Is sustainable human exploration of Mars possible? How will humans affect the new environment? Around 60 researchers from the University of Bremen and other institutes are investigating these questions as part of an initiative.
The Drop Tower Project for School Students (DroPS) is an annual competition with the aim of getting young people excited about science and technology during their school education.
ZARM's new high-performance laboratory was formally presented to the public for the first time. Rewatch the hybrid event from 14. June 2022.
The time has come – ZARM is now also present on @LinkedIn and we are looking forward to networking with you. Get ready for new insights into our labs and the work of our scientists.
Live event on April 5th, 2022: For the eighth time, students in Bremen will use a rocket to launch their selfmade mini satellites to an altitude of one kilometer.
Hydrogen and oxygen are the holy grail of rocket engines, but how do they burn? ZARM scientists used experiments in weightlessness to simplify the complex spray combustion process and found out that a layer of ice forms around...
Scientists from the University of Bremen have developed a new method to determine the diameter of molecules in rarefied gases
Cancellation: Ultralight aircraft ZODIAC CH601 XL will not take off from the airfield Rotenburg/Wümme on Saturday, 4th December 2021 at 12 o'clock for its official maiden flight
The new research group in the field of space exploration is investigating how oxygen and hydrogen can be produced in microgravity using sunlight.
The DroPS Brainstorming Workshop starts on 16 November 2021 - Join in now!
Not on Mars but at the simulated Mars mission in the Israeli Negev Desert, scientists of the Uni Bremen carried out two projects that focussed on the team performance of the crews and the design of airlocks for habitats.
Within the last four years the Nobel Prize was awarded to gravitational physics three times - a proof of the great impact of this field of research.
Lift off for the Antares rocket on October 3, 2020. Also on board: an experiment on fire safety in human space flight designed by ZARM.
On 29 May 2019, ZARM was occupied by school students. On occasion of the "DroPs" outreach project, three Bremen school teams "dropped" their own experiments in the drop tower - like real scientists.
The first creation of a Bose-Einstein condensate in space is reported this week in Nature. ZARM scientists were involved in the MAIUS-1 mission, a poineering sounding-rocket experiment in the field of fundamental physics.
MICROSCOPE satellite mission proves with unmatched accuracy that the equivalence principle, a basic assumption of Einstein's Theory of General Relativity, is still valid. ONERA, OCA and ZARM scientists were the first to analyse...