Observational Cosmology

Welcome to the webpage of the Observational Cosmology research group at the TUM School of Natural Sciences and the Max Planck Institute for Astrophysics!  We are fascinated by the dark cosmos, and observe spectacular astrophysical phenomena to probe our Universe.  In particular, we use gravitational lensing, the bending of light by gravity, and supernovae, the explosions of stars.  Our research areas include

Find out more about these topics and our research team in the links above or menu bar.