Max Planck Institute for Physics

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The Max Planck Institute for Physics (MPP) is a physics institute in Munich, Germany that specializes in high energy physics and astroparticle physics.wikipedia
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Werner Heisenberg

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It is part of the Max-Planck-Gesellschaft and is also known as the Werner Heisenberg Institute, after its first director in its current location.
Following World War II, he was appointed director of the Kaiser Wilhelm Institute for Physics, which soon thereafter was renamed the Max Planck Institute for Physics.

Max Planck Society

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It is part of the Max-Planck-Gesellschaft and is also known as the Werner Heisenberg Institute, after its first director in its current location.

German nuclear weapons program

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The Institute took part in the German nuclear weapon project from 1939-1942.
Also at this time, the Kaiser-Wilhelm Institut für Physik (KWIP, Kaiser Wilhelm Institute for Physics, after World War II the Max Planck Institute for Physics), in Berlin-Dahlem, was placed under HWA authority, with Diebner as the administrative director, and the military control of the nuclear research commenced.

Munich

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The Max Planck Institute for Physics (MPP) is a physics institute in Munich, Germany that specializes in high energy physics and astroparticle physics.

Max von Laue

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In October 1922, Max von Laue succeeded Einstein as managing director.
Laue, as one of the organizers of the weekly Berlin Physics Colloquium, typically sat in the front row with Nernst and Einstein, who would come over from the Kaiser-Wilhelm-Institut für Physik in Berlin-Dahlem, where he was the director.

Max Planck Institute for Astrophysics

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In 1991, the institute was split into the Max Planck Institute for Physics, the Max Planck Institute for Astrophysics and the Max Planck Institute for Extraterrestrial Physics.
The MPA was founded as the Max Planck Institute for Physics and Astrophysics in 1958 and split into the Max Planck Institute for Astrophysics and the Max Planck Institute for Physics in 1991.

Cryogenic Rare Event Search with Superconducting Thermometers

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The participating institutes are the Max Planck Institute for Physics (Munich), Technical University of Munich, University of Tübingen (Germany), University of Oxford (Great Britain) and the Istituto Nazionale di Fisica Nucleare (INFN, Italy).

Carl Friedrich von Weizsäcker

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In 1946, Carl Friedrich von Weizsäcker and Karl Wirtz joined the faculty as the directors for theoretical and experimental physics, respectively.
Weizsäcker was allowed to return to the part of Germany administrated by the Western Allies in 1946, and became director of a department for theoretical physics in the Max Planck Institute for Physics in Göttingen.

Max Planck Institute for Extraterrestrial Physics

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In 1991, the institute was split into the Max Planck Institute for Physics, the Max Planck Institute for Astrophysics and the Max Planck Institute for Extraterrestrial Physics.
In 1991 the Max Planck Institute for Physics and Astrophysics split up into the Max Planck Institute for Extraterrestrial Physics, the Max Planck Institute for Physics and the Max Planck Institute for Astrophysics.

Dieter Lüst

Dieter Lüst (born 21 September 1956 in Chicago) is a German physicist, full professor for mathematical physics at the Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich since 2004 and a director of the Max Planck Institute for Physics in Munich.

Karl Wirtz

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In 1946, Carl Friedrich von Weizsäcker and Karl Wirtz joined the faculty as the directors for theoretical and experimental physics, respectively.
From 1946, Wirtz worked at the Max-Planck Institut für Physik, which was the renamed Kaiser Wilhelm Institute for Physics and had been opened in the British Occupation Zone in Göttingen.

Sep Ruf

In 1955 the institute made the decision to move to Munich, and soon after began construction of its current building, designed by Sep Ruf.
Further buildings were the Max Planck Institute for Physics with the Werner Heisenberg -institute for Physics, in Munich-Freimann and the German University of Administrative Sciences Speyer.

Kaiser Wilhelm Society

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On October 1, 1917, the institute was officially founded in Berlin as Kaiser-Wilhelm-Institut für Physik (KWIP, Kaiser Wilhelm Institute for Physics) with Albert Einstein as the first head director.

Giorgi Dvali

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Giorgi (Gia) Dvali (Georgian: გიორგი დვალი; born May 30, 1964) is a professor of physics at New York University's Center for Cosmology and Particle Physics and at LMU Munich, and is a director at the Max Planck Institute for Physics, Munich.

Sigfried Bethke

Siegfried Bethke
In 1999 he became a "Scientific Member" and Director at the Max Planck Institute for Physics in Munich, where he was Managing Director from 2000 to 2005.

Hans-Peter Dürr

He was Vice executive director at the Max Planck Institute for Physics (Werner-Heisenberg-Institute) 1972-1977, 1981–1986 and 1993-1995.

Heinz Billing

After a brief stay at the University of Sydney, Billing returned to join the Max Planck Institute for Physics in 1951.

MAGIC (telescope)

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Allen Caldwell

Allen Caldwell is the managing director of the Max Planck Institute for Physics.

Gerd Buschhorn

Gerd W. Buschhorn (21 June 1934 – 20 January 2010) is the former director of the Max Planck Institute for Physics.

Leo Stodolsky

Leo Stodolsky is the former director of the Max Planck Institute for Physics.

Physics

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The Max Planck Institute for Physics (MPP) is a physics institute in Munich, Germany that specializes in high energy physics and astroparticle physics.

Germany

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The Max Planck Institute for Physics (MPP) is a physics institute in Munich, Germany that specializes in high energy physics and astroparticle physics.

Particle physics

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The Max Planck Institute for Physics (MPP) is a physics institute in Munich, Germany that specializes in high energy physics and astroparticle physics.

Astroparticle physics

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The Max Planck Institute for Physics (MPP) is a physics institute in Munich, Germany that specializes in high energy physics and astroparticle physics.