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    Frank Wilczek

    ERC Grant to detect the existence of axions

    Frank Wilczek, professor at the Department of Physics at Stockholm University, has been awarded the ERC Advanced Grant for the theoretical study of axions. Axions are hypothetical particles whose existence would solve the dark matter problem.

    Ola Ericson/imagebank.sweden.se

    Cosmoparticle Visitor Exchange Program

    We are pleased to invite applications from students and postdocs to support travel and subsistence for collaborative visits on the topic of cosmoparticle physics (interpreted broadly) between a number of institutions.

    OKC blog

    Interview with Luca Visinelli

    Luca is a theorist working at the interface of particle physics and cosmology who loves pizza and Stockholm.

    Extreme-Gravity Stars

    The lives of massive stars are characterized by companionship: these stars are almost always found in gravitationally bound pairs. As such massive binaries evolve further, their cores run out of nuclear fuel and the stars can explode as supernovae, leaving behind in their centers either a neutron star or a black hole. In most cases … Continue reading Extreme-Gravity Stars