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ZAH NEWS

A team of researchers led by high-energy astrophysicist Felix Spanier (ZAH/ITA) receives 35 million hours of CPU computing time on SuperMUC-NG to improve neutrino mass measurements at KATRIN. (2020/06/20)

Das Astronomische Rechen-Institut hat die Astronomischen Grundlagen für den Kalender 2022 veröffentlicht. Diese bilden eine Grundlage für eine Vielzahl von Kalenderwerken. (2020/05/06)

Der Astrophysiker wurde prämiert für seine Beiträge zum Verständnis der Prozesse, die Sternentstehung und Bildung von Sternhaufen steuern. (2020/04/17)

If black holes and neutron stars merge within star clusters this only shakes space-time without any electromagnetic emission. (2020/03/05)

Dr. Anna Pasquali was appointed Private Lecturer (Priv. Doz.) yesterday by the Habilitation Conference of the Department of Physics and Astronomy of Heidelberg University. (2020/01/30)

Carolin Kimmig, BA student at ITA under supervison of Prof. Dullemond has shown, that a magnetocentrifugal wind-loss of protoplanetary disks could be strong enough to significantly change the orbits of protoplanets. (2020/01/09)

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Astro & Physics talks

Heidelberg Physics Seminar and Talks Organizer (HePhysTo)

Colloquia at ZAH
Jul 16
11:15
Stellar mass excesses in radial gradients of massive, quiescent galaxies in HSC
Thomas Jackson (ARI)
ARI Institute Kolloquium
Astronomisches Rechen-Institut, Mönchhofstraße 12-14, Via Zoom. Please contact the organizers (Eva Grebel or Joachim Wambsganß) if you need the Zoom link.
Jul 17
15:00
TBA
Mayte Alfaro (MPIA)
Königstuhl Kolloquium
Max-Planck-Institut für Astronomie, Level 3 Lecture Hall (301)
Jul 23
11:15
SUPERMASSIVE BLACK HOLE FEEDING
Prof. Walter Dehnen (University of Leicester)
ARI Institute Kolloquium
Astronomisches Rechen-Institut, Mönchhofstraße 12-14, Via Zoom. Please contact the organizers (Eva Grebel or Joachim Wambsganß) if you need the Zoom link.

Recent publications
6/2020
Tortora, C.; Napolitano, N. R. et al. (inc. Maturi, M.)
Nature versus nurture: relic nature and environment of the most massive passive galaxies at z < 0.5
A&A 638, L11(2020)

6/2020
Napiwotzki, R.; Karl, C. A. et al. (inc. Lisker, T.)
The ESO supernovae type Ia progenitor survey (SPY). The radial velocities of 643 DA white dwarfs
A&A 638, A131(2020)

7/2020
Rybizki, Jan; Demleitner, Markus et al.
A Gaia Early DR3 Mock Stellar Catalog: Galactic Prior and Selection Function
PASP 132, g4501(2020)