Prof. Dr. Jürgen Blum

Status 
Scientific Member
Member since 
2007/10/01

Country of Origin 
Germany
Institution 
TU Braunschweig | Dept. 5 Electrical Engineering, Information Technology, Physics
Institut für Geophysik und Extraterrestrische Physik
Phone 
+49 (0) 531 391 5217
Email 
j [dot] blum [at] tu-bs [dot] de

Current profile 
  1. Origin of Planetary Systems: Protoplanetary dust aggregation | Particle-particle interactions | Particle-gas interactions | Particle-light interactions | Impact experiments | Formation of chondrules
  2. Planetary Sciences: Surfaces of small planetary bodies | Interior of small planetary bodies
  3. Microgravity Experimentation (Drop Tower and Parabolic Flights): Brownian motion and Brownian rotation | Development of traps for dust clouds | Granular media
  4. Space Experiments (Sounding Rocket, Space Shuttle, ISS): Dust agglomeration by Brownian motion | Runaway growth in dust clouds
Miscellaneous 

1999–2000: Senior Researcher, Department of Astronomy, University of Florida and Naval Research Laboratory, Washington D.C., USA; Patents: 2