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Heino Falcke - List of Press Releases

This list contains pointers to some presse releases I have been involved in. All of them have been covered in various news media and by newsagencies. Occasionally I am listing a collection of the respective links, which is totally arbitrary and incomplete. I'll try to complete this eventually, however, most print media seem to go offline (or into archives) rather quickly.

  1. ``Scientists Find Relativistic Jets, Black Holes in Quasars'' (Univ. Maryland, 1996) [English] 
  2. ``Galactic Center Conference, Tucson'' (Univ. Arizona, 1998) [English, search Sci. Am. archive...] 
  3. ``Shadow of a Black Hole/Schatten eines Schwarzen Lochs'' (MPG2000) [Deutsch, English, "Science" news article, Space.com,dpa, etc.] 
  4. ``Astronomers find dying quasars in nearby galaxies'' (Univ. Maryland/AAS, 2000) [English, more info on Nagar's web page] 
  5. ``Ludwig-Biermann-Förderpreis: Jäger schwarzer Löcher ausgezeichnet'' (MPG, 2000) [Deutsch, (Engl.: Physics Today), "nano" TV-Feature (110 MB, German)] 
  6. ``X-ray flare in Sgr A*'' (2001, without official press release) [Süddeutsche Zeitung, dpa] 
  7. ``ASTRON names LOFAR-Professor'' (2002, in Dutch) [ASTRON press release] 
  8. ``Black Hole on a starvation diet'' (2002, Galactic Center workshop) [UPI, NSF News Tip, Web-Sites, and various US news papers] 
  9. ``LOFAR - Weltgrößtes Radioteleskop entsteht im Herzen Europas'' (12/2003, in German) [German press release (Der Spiegel, FAZ, Zeit, netzeitung, New Scientist, etc.)] 
  10. ``Sizing a Black Hole - Radio Astronomers Lift "Fog" on Milky Way's Dark Heart'' (04/2004, English only) [dpa, New Scientist, Spiegel-Online, Stern, FAZ, Bonner General-Anzeiger, Leipziger Volkszeitung, ORF, wissenschaft.de, Wissenschaft-Online , Der Standard, pro-physik.de, Passauer Neue Presse, Taeglicher Anzeiger, Merkur Online, Cellesche Zeitung, Lauterbacher Anzeiger, Usinger Anzeiger , Donaukurier (Online), Gelnhaeuser Tageblatt , Web.de, Aller Zeitung , Wolfsburger Allgemeine, OVB online (Abonnement), news.de, Oberhessische Presse, Leipziger Volkszeitung, Westdeutsche Zeitung, Göttinger Tageblatt , Nordwest Zeitung, Kreis-Anzeiger, Heidelberger Nachrichten, Aachener Zeitung, Space.com, Yahoo-News,etc.] 
  11. ``Und sie bewegt sich doch ... Bewegung von benachbarter Galaxie M33 gemessen'' (paper in Science, 03/2005, German, English, and Spanish) 
  12. ``Radio Emission from Cosmic Ray Air Showers with LOPES'' (paper in Nature, 05/2004, German and English) 
  13. ``Academy Award (Akademiepreis) of the Berlin-Brandenburgische Akademie der Wissenschaften'' (2006, German) 
  14. ``New professor of Astronomy at Radboud University'' (February 2007, Radboud Press Release) 
  15. ``Auger Observatory Finds Connection between Cosmic Particles and Supermassive Black Holes'' (November 2007, FOM press release (NL)) [Sky & Telescope (English)] 
  16. ``3.5 Million Grant for Research in Radioastronomy and Astroparticle Physics - ERC-Advanced Grant'' (July 2008, NL Press release, local PDF copy) [ KSTA (German) ] 
  17. ``NWO-Spinoza Prize for Heino Falcke, Patti Valkenburg and Erik Verlinde'' (June 2011, NWO Press release) 
  18. ``ALMA Opens Its Eyes'' (October 2012, ESO press release, Guardian/UK) 
  19. ``Super-massive black hole inflates giant bubble'' (October 2012, MPA press release) 
  20. ``Farewell greeting from a dying star - Scientists suggest explanation for mysterious radio flashes'' (July 2013, RU press release, New Scientist, RedOrbit, Pro-Physik, RBB Kulturradio, Die Welt, Spiegel Online, FOCUS (D), NRC Handelsblad (NL)) 
  21. ``A magnetar at the heart of our Milky Way'' (August 2013, MPG press release (En), MPIfR Bonn (D), ASTRON (NL), Radboud Univ. (En), NRAO (US))
    Coverage: e.g., Huffington Post, Science, Nature, New Scientist, Handelsblatt, Bild-Zeitung, ... many more links at MPIfR. 

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