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Dr. Jan-Uwe Ness

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........ and a little Jan with his Great Aunt......

Orion Nebular
taken with my Digital Camera on Hamburg's Large Refractor


XMM-Newton Science Operations Centre
European Space Agency (ESA / ESAC)
Dep. code SRE-OOX
Camino Bajo del Castillo s/n
Urb. Villafranca del Castillo
28692 Villanueva de la Cañada, MADRID

Phone: +34-918131-436
Telefax: +34-918131-250
e-mail :
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Career, milestones

  1. Curriculum Vitae with publications
  2. Current Position since December 2008.
    Member of community support team within the XMM-Newton Science Operations Centre.
  3. 2008: Awarded of a Ramon y Cajal Fellowship for research in Physics and Astronomy.
    Out of over 200 applications, I have ranked 9th, but have chosen the current ESA position.
  4. January 2006 - November 2008, Chandra Fellowship at Arizona State University with Prof. Sumner Starrfield.
  5. Post-doc position at the University of Oxford (8/2004-12/2005), worked with Prof. Dame Carole Jordan on X-ray and UV spectroscopy of Stellar Coronae.
  6. PhD degree on High-Resolution X-ray Spectroscopy of Stellar Coronae at Hamburger Sternwarte, the observatory of the University of Hamburg, Germany. Supervised by Prof. Jürgen H.M.M. Schmitt.

Research Interests in a nutshell


Past year (Pre-print Server astro-ph)
All publications (external link: ADS)
All publications found by GoogleScholar, sorted by number of found citations.

Personal Stuff:

Movies of cactus flowers
Pictures of Comets
My musical organ
Music Recordings
Mars with my digital camera in comparison with Hubble Image

...and my Camaro in Arizona:

(click on image to enlarge)

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