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Deutsch Intern
  • "Eta-Catarina-Nebula"
Astronomy

Research

The research at the Chair of Astronomy of the University Würzburg spans several fields of modern Astronomy and Astrophysics and is undertaken in the following groups:

Main research topics:

  • Supermassive Black Holes in active galactic nuclei
  • Radiation processes in extragalactic jets
  • Particle acceleration in non-thermal objects
  • Astrophysical sources of high-energy neutrinos
  • Interactions of gamma rays with metagalactic radiation fields
  • Indirect signatures of dark matter
  • Observations with gamma-ray telescopes MAGIC and FACT
  • Contributions to future international observatories CTA, SKA, KM3NeT and JEM-EUSO