Newsletter February 2016

February 8, 2016

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The CP3-newsletters summarise the centre’s activities and accomplishments over longer periods – usually some months. Previous newsletters can be found here. The most recent newsletter is from  September 2015. More information can be found on our webpage

Space shuttle Atlantis is seen as it launches from pad 39A on Friday, July 8, 2011, at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Fla. The launch of Atlantis, STS-135, is the final flight of the shuttle program, a 12-day mission to the International Space Station. Photo Credit: (NASA/Bill Ingalls)

Outreach, Grants & Awards

An artist's representation of a pentaquark.

People at CP3-Origins


  • Heidi Rzehak and Claudia Hagedorn joined CP3 as assistant professors on December 1 2015 and January 1 2016 respectively.
  • Daniel Murnane will be visiting CP3 for a total of 12 months between January 2016 and April 2017.

A list of our short-term guests can be found here. In 2015, we had 46 short-term guests.

Events at CP3-Origins

Johannes Gutenberg-Universität Mainz

In 2015, we had 36 lectures and 19 journal club meetings. Most of our lectures are recorded and can be viewed on our web page. A list of all events taking place at CP3-Origins can be found here.


A total of 56 preprints were authored by CP3-Origins researchers in 2015. So far, a further 4 have been completed in 2016. A list of all our preprints can be found here.

Future Newsletters

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