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Dr Martocchia started her new position as Gliese Fellow 2022 at the Astronomisches Rechen-Institut. Her main research interests are focused on understanding the phenomenon of multiple populations in star clusters. (2022/08/01)

On June 13th, the third Gaia data catalog (Gaia DR3) was released, opening a new and spectacular treasure trove for researchers. (2022/06/13)

An international group of astronomers under participation of Ralf Klessen (ITA) found the imprint of the bubbles produced by the explosion of dying stars in the structure of the gas that pervades our galaxy. (2022/05/23)

Dr Mélanie Chevance and her group aims to quantify how matter flows within galaxies. The German Research Foundation (DFG) has allocated 1.7 million Euro to fund the group over a period of six years. (2022/05/23)

Prof. Dr Eva Grebel is the first to win the new medal awarded jointly by the Royal Astronomical Society and the German Astronomical Society. (2022/04/08)

The Hector Fellow Academy has presented the Hector Research Career Development Award. The jury selected three scientists from the applications, including Dylan Nelson, who heads an Emmy Noether research group at ITA. (2022/02/07)

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Next Astro colloquia
Oct 07
11:00
TBD
Ralf Klessen (ITA)
Königstuhl Kolloquium
Max-Planck-Institut für Astronomie, Level 3 Lecture Hall (301)
Oct 07
11:00
TBD
Ralf Klessen (ITA)
Königstuhl Kolloquium
Max-Planck-Institut für Astronomie, Level 3 Lecture Hall (301)
Oct 07
11:00
TBD
Ralf Klessen (ITA)
Königstuhl Kolloquium
Max-Planck-Institut für Astronomie, Level 3 Lecture Hall (301)

Astro & Physics talks in HD

Heidelberg Physics Seminar and Talks Organizer (HePhysTo)

Recent ZAH publications
9/2022
Pacetti, Elenia; Turrini, Diego et al. (inc. Klessen, Ralf)
Chemical Diversity in Protoplanetary Disks and Its Impact on the Formation History of Giant Planets
ApJ 937, 36(2022)

11/2022
Lewis, Joseph S. W.; Ocvirk, Pierre et al.
The short ionizing photon mean free path at z = 6 in Cosmic Dawn III, a new fully coupled radiation-hydrodynamical simulation of the Epoch of Reionization
MNRAS 516, 3389(2022)

11/2022
Fu, Hao; Shankar, Francesco et al. (inc. Ayromlou, Mohammadreza)
Testing the key role of the stellar mass-halo mass relation in galaxy merger rates and morphologies via DECODE, a novel Discrete statistical sEmi-empiriCal mODEl
MNRAS 516, 3206(2022)