In astroparticle physics, DESY researchers investigate high-energy processes in the universe. Using spectacular detectors and telescopes, the experts analyse neutrinos and gamma rays that come from far corners of the cosmos and can provide information about fascinating phenomena, such as black holes, exploding stars, and radiation outbursts of unimaginable intensity.

The photo injector test facility PITZ in Zeuthen is the only accelerator in Brandenburg and is an integral part of the research activities at DESY.

The student laboratory at DESY is the perfect place for even the youngest future scientist to get an early start.

Deutsches Elektronen-Synchrotron DESY

DESY is one of the world’s leading accelerator centres with locations in Hamburg and Zeuthen. Researchers use the large-scale facilities at DESY to explore the microcosm in all its variety – from the interactions of tiny elementary particles and the behaviour of new types of nanomaterials to biomolecular processes which are essential to life. The accelerators and detectors which DESY develops and builds are unique research tools. The facilities generate the world’s most intense X-ray light, accelerate particles to record energies, and open up completely new windows into the universe.

Deutsches Elektronen-Synchrotron DESY

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