press releases

Fulbright Scholarship Holder Visits ZARM

2016/09/13

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...more

Die Schülerinnen und Schüler integrieren ihre Experimentaufbauten in die Fallkapsel und treffen letzte Vorbereitungen für den Test unter Schwerelosigkeit. 
ZARM-Institutsleiter Prof. Marc Avila begrüßt die Schulteams in der Fallturmhalle.

School teams perform their own microgravity experiments

2016/06/08

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.more

Die Schülerinnen und Schüler integrieren ihre Experimente in die Struktur der Fallkapsel. Quelle: ZARM

School teams develop their own drop tower experiments

2016/05/31

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...more

Cooperation project of the University of Hannover, PTB and ZARM receives 10 million EUROS funding

2016/05/31

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.more

Freuen sich über die Verlängerung ihres Graduiertenkollegs „Models of Gravity“: Professorin Jutta Kunz (Universität Oldenburg) und Professor Claus Lämmerzahl (ZARM/Universität Bremen) Quelle: Universität Oldenburg

A full success for the University of Bremen

2016/05/24

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.more

Drop Tower Project for School Students (DroPS)

2016/05/12

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.more

Darstellung des MICROSCOPE Satelliten; Quelle: CNES 2012; Illustr. D. Ducros
Einbau von Microscope in die Trägerstruktur der Sojus Rakete; Quelle: CNES
Microscope (unter einer Schutzhülle) auf dem Weg zur Integration in die 3. Stufe der Sojus Rakete; Quelle: CNES

First signals received from MICROSCOPE

2016/05/04

On May 2, 2016, the MICROSCOPE project reached a major milestone when the experiment was activated and started transmitting the first data.more

Award for Young Scientists

2016/04/28

On Friday, 29 April 2016, the outstanding scientific work of four young scientists will be awarded by the non-profit association "Friends of ZARM".more

Quelle: CNES, Emmanuel Grimault 2016

Putting Einstein to the test

2016/04/26

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.more

ZEpHyR auf der Startrampe
ZARM-Team mit ZEpHyR-Rakete in Schweden

Successful launch of ZEpHyR

2016/04/16

On 16 April 2016 at 11.57 a.m. the ZEpHyR rocket was successfully launched in spite of heavy snowfall. more

Das ZEpHyR-Team: Projektleiter Peter Rickmers mit den Studierenden Patrycia Kotarski, Maximilian Ruhe, Kai-Frederik Schilling, Julian Lungmuß, Lennart Will, Feriz Gürkan, Thomas Ganser und Tim Schwenteck (v.l.) Ouelle: ZARM
Vorbereitung der Verladung der Rakete für den Transport nach Nordschweden. Quelle: ZARM
Das Hybridtriebwerk im Test. Quelle: ZARM
Die mit Paraffin gefüllte Brennkammer. Quelle: ZARM

ZARM students will fly green rocket

2016/03/21

Read here about the suspenseful week the ZARM team spent at the rocket launching site Esrange in Kiruna, Swedenmore

Raketenstart von REXUS 19 in Kiruna, Schweden.
Das UB-Fire Team während der Experimentvorbereitung für den REXUS 19 Raketenflug.

Students from Bremen conduct rocket experiment on fire safety in space

2016/03/18

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...more

Marc Avila becomes new head of ZARM

2016/03/01

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. more

Simulation der ersten von LIGO beobachteten Schwarzen Löcher. Bei der Verschmelzung werden Gravitationswellen abgestrahlt. Quelle: S. Ossokine, A. Buonanno (Max-Planck-Institut für Gravitationsphysik), D. Steinhauser (Airborne Hydro Mapping GmbH)

ZARM scientists excited about detection of gravitational waves

2016/02/16

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.more

Von links nach rechts: Maximilian Ruhe, Tim Schwenteck, Bürgermeister Dr. Carsten Sieling und Florian Meyer. Das Studententeam nutzte die Gelegenheit dem Bremer Bürgermeister ihr Projekt zu präsentieren. Quelle: ZARM
Bürgermeister Dr. Carsten Sieling und Rektor Profesor Bernd Scholz-Reiter zusammen mit einer Delegation des ZARM; Quelle: ZARM

Mayor Carsten Sieling visits the Bremen Drop Tower

2016/02/04

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.more

Der über Monate hinweg konstruierte Mini-Satellit wird in einer kleinen provisorischen Werkstatt auf dem Flugplatz Rotenburg Wümme in die Rakete integriert. Die Schulteams treffen die letzten Vorbereitungen für den Satellitenstart. (Quelle: ZARM)

School teams can apply for mini-satellite competition

2016/01/18

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...more

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