Upcoming colloquia

2014-11-27     11:15
ARI Institute Colloquium
Speaker: Evgeny V. Polyachenko (INASAN (Inst. Astron. Moskau))
Title: Global Modes in the Milky Way: Bar Formation
Seminar room of the ARI

2014-12-02     17:15
Astronomical Colloquium
Speaker: Rainer Beck (Max Planck Inst., Bonn)
Title: Observing magnetic fields in galaxies and prospects with the Square Kilometre Array
Philosophenweg 12

2014-12-04     11:15
ARI Institute Colloquium
Speaker: Simon Murphy (ARI)
Title: New low-mass members of the Octans moving group and an updated lithium age
Seminar room of the ARI

Recent publications

Pilyugin, L.S., Grebel, E.K., ...
The Abundance Properties of Nearby Late-Type Galaxies. II. The Relation between Abundance Gradients and Surface Brightness Profiles
AJ 148, 134 (2014)

Pasetto, S., Chiosi, C., ..., Grebel, E.K.
Theory of Stellar Convection: Removing the Mixing-Length Parameter
MNRAS 445, 3592 (2014)

Piffl, T., Binney, J., ..., Grebel, E.K., ...
Constraining the Galaxy's dark halo with RAVE stars
MNRAS 445, 3133 (2014)

Astronomisches Rechen-Institut

Astronomisches Rechen-Institut


Prof. Dr. Eva Grebel   and
Prof. Dr. Joachim Wambsganß
Tel: +49 6221 54 1801 (Secretary)
FAX: +49 6221 54 1888


Astronomisches Rechen-Institut
Mönchhofstr. 12-14
69120 Heidelberg

The Astronomisches Rechen-Institut (ARI) is part of the newly established Centre for Astronomy of Heidelberg University (Zentrum für Astronomie der Universität Heidelberg or ZAH). The other two institutes in the ZAH are the Institute for Theoretical Astrophysics (Institut für Theoretische Astrophysik or ITA) and the State Observatory Königstuhl (Landessternwarte Königstuhl or LSW).

The scientific activities at the ARI cover a broad range of research areas including cosmology, gravitational lensing, galaxy evolution, stellar dynamics, astrometry, satellite missions, and calendrical calculations.

The ARI is involved in various local, European, and worldwide scientific networks and collaborations. The ARI plays a leading role in the preparation of the Gaia satellite mission of the European Space Agency. The ARI also operates a special high-performance computer for calculating gravitational interactions.

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