Research Areas, Fields of Activity and Staff
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Research Areas, Fields of Activity and Staff

The exploration of the solar system is central to the Institute's scientific work, which can be split into three major fields of research:


Sun and Heliosphere Department

The Sun and Heliosphere

Director: Prof. Dr. Sami K. Solanki


Solar interior / solar atmosphere / solar magnetic field / heliosphere / interplanetary medium / radiation and energetic particles from the Sun / cosmic radiation

> Overview
> Projects and Research Teams
> Staff

 

Planets and Comets Department

Planets and Comets

Director: Prof. Dr. Ulrich R. Christensen


Planets, their interiors, surfaces, atmospheres, ionospheres and magnetospheres / their rings and moons / comets and asteroids

> Overview
> Projects and Research Teams
> Staff

 

Seismology Department

Physics of the Interior of the Sun and Sun-like Stars

Director: Prof. Dr. Laurent Gizon


Seismology of the Sun and the Stars

> Overview
> Homepage
> Staff




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