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Astronomisches Rechen-Institut

Directors:

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

Address:

Astronomisches Rechen-Institut
Mönchhofstr. 12-14
69120 Heidelberg
Germany
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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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Christopher Usher (Liverpool John Moores University)
ARI Institute Kolloquium
ARI Moenchhofstrasse 12-14, Seminarraum 1

Recent publications
7/2017
Parmentier, G.
The Dense-gas Mass versus Star Formation Rate Relation: A Misleading Linearity?
ApJ 843, 7(2017)

9/2017
Wittmann, Carolin; Lisker, Thorsten et al. (inc. Grebel, Eva K.; Ambachew Tilahun, Liyualem)
A population of faint low surface brightness galaxies in the Perseus cluster core
MNRAS 470, 1512(2017)

10/2017
Weinberger, Rainer; Ehlert, Kristian et al. (inc. Springel, Volker)
Simulating the interaction of jets with the intracluster medium
MNRAS 470, 4530(2017)