Press Releases

2021
25.11.2021
Efficient read-out in antiferromagnetic spintronics

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Demonstration of technologically feasible read-out for ultrafast and stable magnetic memory...
15.11.2021
Good results for Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz in the U.S. News Best Global Universities rankings
Mainz University is among the top 100 European universities...
08.11.2021
New insights into the structure of the neutron

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An international research team with participation from Mainz and Darmstadt measures neutron form factors with previously unattained precision...
02.11.2021
New technique provides detailed information on nuclear material

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Research team of Leibniz University Hannover and Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz determines origin of microparticles...
18.10.2021
IceCube analysis puts most general constraints on nonstandard neutrino interactions

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Team of scientists of the PRISMA+ Cluster of Excellence lead on new publication...
08.10.2021
Mainz University is ranked number one in Physics in Germany in the 2021 DFG Funding Atlas

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JGU is in fourth place overall in the natural sciences and has significantly improved its ranking in terms of the acquirement of DFG funding in the life sciences...
25.08.2021
In the trap: New method for cooling charged particles

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System consisting of two Penning traps connected to an electrical resonant circuit transmits the cooling power of laser-cooled ions...
10.08.2021
Atomic nuclei and leptons: milestone in the calculation of cross sections

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Precise theoretical predictions relevant for future neutrino experiments...
17.06.2021
Significantly lower climate impact of contrails when using sustainable fuels

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Results of flight tests by DLR and NASA show that sustainable fuels reduce the number of ice crystals in contrails and thus their climate impact...
07.06.2021
Joint appointment at JGU and Fermilab: Alfons Weber is JGU’s new W3 Professor of Experimental Particle Physics

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Appointment represents further expansion of PRISMA+ neutrino physics research program...
01.06.2021
Borexino Collaboration receives award

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European Physical Society acknowledges groundbreaking research into solar neutrinos with Giuseppe and Vanna Cocconi Prize 2021...
27.04.2021
Metabolite fumarate can reveal cell damage: New method to generate fumarate for MRI presented

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Researchers find new technique for rapid hyperpolarization and purification of fumarate in aqueous solution / Obstacles involving the use of parahydrogen overcome...
13.04.2021
Atom interferometry demonstrated in space for the first time
Researchers present results of experiments with atom interferometry on a sounding rocket / Further rocket missions set to follow...
07.04.2021
Mounting hope for new physics

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Muon g-2 Collaboration releases a first result of the anomalous magnetic moment of the muon / Gathering evidence for a genuine discrepancy between experiment and theory...
31.03.2021
Unprecedented accuracy: Theoretical physicists at PRISMA+ Cluster of Excellence calculate the radius of the proton

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New calculations favor a smaller value for the size of the proton, helping to resolve the proton radius puzzle...
15.03.2021
Whispers from the dark side: What can gravitational waves reveal about dark matter?
Scientists of the PRISMA+ Cluster of Excellence analyze data from the gravitational wave observatory NANOGrav...