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Heidelberg University researchers receive computing time for simulating the behaviour of cosmic gases and plasmas during star formation. (2024/01/08)

12 researchers from Heidelberg University feature on the list of “Highly Cited Researchers” 2023. Dylan Nelson (ZAH/ITA) is one of the three natural scientists among the Heidelberg researchers. (2024/01/08)

The Ernst Patzer Foundation is awarding up to three prizes each year for the best refereed publications by doctoral students and young postdocs at MPIA and ZAH. This year, Emily Hunt and Reza Ayromlou are among the awardees. (2023/11/22)

Dr. Mélanie Chevance, Emmy Noether Junior Research Group Leader at ITA/ZAH, received the Hengstberger Award 2023. The award will support Dr. Chevance in organising a scientific symposium at the IWH in 2024. (2023/10/21)

Heidelberg University appointed Dr Andreas Koch-Hansen as new adjunct professor (apl. Prof.) in recognition of his eligibility for appointment as a professor and achievements in research and teaching. (2023/09/21)

Dr Matsuno will start his position at the Astronomisches Rechen-Institut on Oct. 1st. He mainly studies old, low-metallicity stars in the Milky Way to understand the origin of elements and the formation history of the Milky Way. (2023/09/13)

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Next Astro colloquia
Mar 08
A landscape of H.E.S.S. results on indirect dark matter searches
Alessandro Montanari (LSW)
Königstuhl Kolloquium
Max-Planck-Institut für Astronomie, Level 3 Lecture Hall (301)
Mar 15
Remo Burn (MPIA)
Königstuhl Kolloquium
Max-Planck-Institut für Astronomie, Level 3 Lecture Hall (301)
Apr 05
Recent research results from the HKU Late State stellar evolution team - Strange Galactic alignments and solving the sulphur anomaly in Planetary Nebulae
Quentin Parker (Hong Kong)
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
Sacchi, A.; Esposito, P. et al. (inc. Arca Sedda, M.; Sander, A. A. C.)
A soft and transient ultraluminous X-ray source with six-hour modulation in the NGC 300 galaxy
A&A 682, A151(2024)

Arca sedda, Manuel; Kamlah, Albrecht W. H. et al. (inc. Berczik, Peter; Spurzem, Rainer)
The DRAGON-II simulations - III. Compact binary mergers in clusters with up to 1 million stars: mass, spin, eccentricity, merger rate, and pair instability supernovae rate
MNRAS 528, 5140(2024)

Hassani, Hamid; Rosolowsky, Erik et al. (inc. Kreckel, Kathryn; Klessen, Ralf S.; Glover, Simon C. O.; Egorov, Oleg V.; Chevance, Mélanie)
The PHANGS-AstroSat Atlas of Nearby Star-forming Galaxies
ApJS 271, 2(2024)