Uwe Niklas
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An international team of renowned astrophysicists has gained new insights into Cygnus X1. The black hole and its companion star are further away from Earth and considerably more massive than previously thought. The project has also delivered new answers to the question of how black holes are formed.

There are a lot of services, groups and initiatives for students at FAU to network. Ani shows you some of them and gives you valuable information about your best ways to build a solid network.

Some people who contract Covid-19 hardly even notice that they have it. Others become seriously ill and have to be admitted to hospital. The working group ‘Cellular immunity in inflammation and cancer’ at Universitätsklinikum Erlangen has now identified the immune messenger substance interleukin-3 as a significant early indicator for whether the virus infection will remain mild or develop into a severe case.