Fabian Schmidt

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Fabian Schmidt is a research group leader at the Max Planck Institute for Astrophysics (MPA) in Garching, Germany. After completing his undergraduate degree in cosmic-ray physics at Humboldt University in Berlin, he transitioned to cosmology, obtaining his Ph.D. at the University of Chicago in 2009. His thesis work was on simulations of cosmological-structure formation in modified gravity theories. Fabian’s current research focuses on using the results from large galaxy surveys to test models of gravity, the early Universe, and the physics of structure formation.


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