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First Dipole Magnet for High-Energy Storage Ring Arrives in Jülich
Jülich, 28 May 2015 – Progress is being made on the construction of the high-energy storage ring (HESR) at the FAIR international accelerator complex in Darmstadt. The first dipole magnet – weighing more than 34 tonnes or about the same as a heavy truck – arrived at Forschungszentrum Jülich in mid-May. The magnets will be delivered one by one every two to three weeks until 2018 when the full set of 44 magnets will be complete.
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Support for Young Talent

Jülich encourages young people’s interest in scientific topics from an early age, hoping to attract excellent young scientists of the future. To this end, Forschungszentrum Jülich offers a range of opportunities and perspectives at all stages of education. more about juelich_horizons: Support for Young Talent …

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Modelling the Human Brain

To understand the human brain using simulation – that’s the vision of the Human Brain Project (HBP). In order to make it a reality, researchers from 23 countries are working together to build a unique infrastructure that will allow them to establish and further develop a brain research and information technology network. Jülich scientists will contribute their expertise primarily in the areas of structure and function of the brain, as well as supercomputing and simulation. more: Modelling the Human Brain …


Cooperations and Alliances

Just as global trade flows have become an established phenomenon in the past decades, modern research also takes place in global networks. Forschungszentrum Jülich is a powerful hub in the international research network. More: Cooperations and Alliances …


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The Human Brain Project

Scientists involved in the Human Brain Project aim to gain a deeper understanding of the human brain. This will not only help to understand what makes us human, but also lay the foundation for new therapies to treat brain-related diseases. New insights might also be useful for new approaches in information technology. Four videos highlight various aspects of research undertaken at Jülich within the European Human Brain Project. Videos and other media: The Human Brain Project …