HAP daily news

What is a field?
Magnetic field, electric field, gravitational field, higgs field, what is a field?

Contributing editor of  Scientific American Magazine George Musser explains how physicists think about the universe using the fundamental concept of “the field”.

Singing stars

Scientists turn the light into sound to work out the star’s size and stage of evolution from dwarf to red giant.

Related research paper in Nature: http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/nature12419

Dark matter: The matter we can’t see
Lesson by James Gillies, animation by TED-Ed.

Zoo opening at HAP!
(particles from http://particlezoo.net/)

Zoo opening at HAP!

(particles from http://particlezoo.net/)

Last dance of the day for the CTA medium size prototype telescope during its inauguration on May 22, 2013 in Berlin Adlershof.

!!100th post of the HAP daily news!!

The beginning of the universe, for beginners
Tom Whyntie

A short story of the universe

DPG 2013 Dresden, day 2, neutrinos!

DPG 2013 Dresden, day 2, neutrinos!

It’s this time of the year again, it’s DPG Spring Meeting! This year DPG 2013 takes place at TU Dresden, a full week dedicated to (astro)particle/nuclear physics in Germany. Do you plan to join?!

It’s this time of the year again, it’s DPG Spring Meeting! This year DPG 2013 takes place at TU Dresden, a full week dedicated to (astro)particle/nuclear physics in Germany. Do you plan to join?!

Everything is relative…

Everything is relative…