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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)

Dr. Andreas Sander (ZAH/ARI) hosted his inspiring "Hengstberger Symposium" on nucleosynthesis and stellar yields of massive stars at the Internationales Wissenschaftsforum Heidelberg (IWH) from September 4th to 8th. (2023/09/08)

Prof. Dave Rupke (Rhodes College, US) started his visitorship at ARI. His research focuses on galactic winds driven by AGN and star formation activity. He is hosted by Dominika Wylezalek. (2023/09/01)

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Next Astro colloquia
Nov 28
Cracking the Cosmic-ray Conundrum
Dr Brian Reville (Max-Planck-Institut für Kernphysik, Heidelberg)
Heidelberg Joint Astronomical Colloquium
Philosophenweg 12, Main Lecture hall (gHS)
Nov 30
Using interferometry to model the atmospheric extension of red supergiants
Gemma Gonzalez-Tora (ARI)
ARI Institute Colloquium
ARI, Moenchhofstrasse 12-14, Seminarraum 1.OG
Dec 01
Vivien Parmentier (Université C?'te d'Azur)
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
Hirschmann, Michaela; Charlot, Stephane et al. (inc. Nelson, Dylan)
Emission-line properties of IllustrisTNG galaxies: from local diagnostic diagrams to high-redshift predictions for JWST
MNRAS 526, 3610(2023)

Donkov, S.; Stefanov, I. Zh; Veltchev, T. V.; Klessen, R. S.
Density profile of a self-gravitating polytropic turbulent fluid in a rotating disc near to the cloud core
MNRAS 527, 2790(2024)

Ramesh, Rahul; Nelson, Dylan et al.
Azimuthal anisotropy of magnetic fields in the circumgalactic medium driven by galactic feedback processes
MNRAS 526, 5483(2023)