We explore high-energy processes in our universe. We study messengers from outer space and thus contribute significantly to the understanding of the development of our universe.

26 January 2019

Prototype of new gamma ray telescope inaugurated

A novel gamma-ray telescope could enhance the capabilities of the planned Cherenkov Telescope Array: The prototype of the Schwarzschild Couder Telescope (pSCT) was recently inaugurated at the Fred Lawrence ...

24 January 2019

Scientists explore gamma-rays from “superbubble”

An international scientific team, including Stefan Ohm from DESY, used NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory to reveal how very-high-energy (VHE) gamma rays are produced by the 30 Doradus C ...

27 December 2018

Astroparticle physics to become research division at DESY

DESY is expanding its activities for the exploration of the universe. As the new year begins, the research centre, which is a member of the Helmholtz Association, is setting up a new research division for ...

20 December 2018

Green light for construction of world's largest gamma-ray observatory

The signing of the final agreements has paved the way for the start of construction of the southern hemisphere Cherenkov Telescope Array CTA in Chile. In the international project, DESY is responsible for ...

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