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Peregrine Falcons at the Drop Tower


Since the end of April, ZARM has had animal offspring again: a pair of peregrine falcons has moved into the nesting box of the drop tower and is raising two healthy offspring there. more

Visualization of the numerical simulation of a turbulent blood stream. Copyright: ZARM

More turbulant than expected


Uneven blood flow occurs more often than fluid dynamics theory suggests. An international research team has now proven this theoretically and experimentally. Among them was ZARM scientist Duo Xu. more

Senator Dr. Claudia Schilling and ZARM Institute Director, Prof. Marc Avila, take a close look at a drop capsule. (copyright: SWH)

Senator Schilling visits ZARM: New GraviTower under construction


During her visit to ZARM, Senator of Science and Ports Claudia Schilling was introduced to the drop tower and the new GTB Pro - which is currently still under construction. more

Oliver Chanarin checking the experiment set-up
Oliver Chanarin arranging the rope

Art in free fall


Today artist duo Broomberg and Chanarin used ZARM's microgravity lab to conduct a historic art experiment. more

Christiane Heinicke präsentiert ihr Labor Modul, eins von sechs weiteren, die folgen sollen.
Jan Wörner hielt eine Key Note zum Thema Exploration anlässlich der Präsentation der ersten Forschungsergebnisse von "MaMBA".

Workspace of the Future - on Mars


For two years, geophysicist Christiane Heinicke worked on developing a habitat for living and working outside the Earth. Now two science teams have tested the first mock-up: the laboratory module. more

Cyprien Verseux checking growth of cyanobacteria

Blue-green algae to become popular on Moon and Mars


Humboldt fellow Cyprien Vereux establishes the new Laboratory of Applied Space Microbiology (LASM) at ZARM in order to investigate the role of cyanobacteria for astronautic missionsmore

Benny Rievers from ZARM is part  of the 5GSatOpt project.

Satellite swarm to provide 5G mobile communications coverage


How can we make the latest generation of mobile communications ("5G") accessible across the globe? A Bremen project team from industry and science has now joined forces to bring a swarm of small satellites into space to...more

Source: ESERO Germany

School teams are launching towards space


At the finale of the 6th German CanSat competition, Bremen will once again be the place to be for young scientists from all over Germany. Their self-developed mini-satellites are to be presented to experts from the space...more

Blood is thicker than water - and it flows differently


An international team of physicists, engineers and physicians receives funding for investigating turbulences in blood. more

All set for the free fall! School teams test their experiments at 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. more

Das ZARM-Team bei der Experimentdurchführung während des Parabelflugs. Quelle: Novespace/Nicolas Courtioux.
Detailansicht des Experimentaufbaus mit Strömungskanal, Messstrecke und Messröhrchen. Quelle: ZARM / Uni Bremen
Das ZARM-Team bei der Vorbereitung und Installation der Experimentbox in den Parabelflieger. Quelle: ZARM / Uni Bremen
Parabelflugpremiere für ZARM-Doktorand Kamal Bisht und ZARM-Student Marcel Bernauer. Quelle: ZARM / Uni Bremen

Liquid-gas separation - a big challenge in space


ZARM scientists performed experiment during DLR's 33rd parabolic flight campaign and successfully achieved a liquid-gas phase separation in microgravity by using porous media.more

Vorbereitungen zum Start der MAIUS-1 Höhenforschungsrakete am Esrange Space Center im nordschwedischen Kiruna. Der erfolgreiche Flug erfolgte am 23. Januar 2017. 
Quelle: Thomas Schleuss

Bose-Einstein condensates created in space


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.more