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Dr Martocchia started her new position as Gliese Fellow 2022 at the Astronomisches Rechen-Institut. Her main research interests are focused on understanding the phenomenon of multiple populations in star clusters. (2022/08/01)

On June 13th, the third Gaia data catalog (Gaia DR3) was released, opening a new and spectacular treasure trove for researchers. (2022/06/13)

An international group of astronomers under participation of Ralf Klessen (ITA) found the imprint of the bubbles produced by the explosion of dying stars in the structure of the gas that pervades our galaxy. (2022/05/23)

Dr Mélanie Chevance and her group aims to quantify how matter flows within galaxies. The German Research Foundation (DFG) has allocated 1.7 million Euro to fund the group over a period of six years. (2022/05/23)

Prof. Dr Eva Grebel is the first to win the new medal awarded jointly by the Royal Astronomical Society and the German Astronomical Society. (2022/04/08)

The Hector Fellow Academy has presented the Hector Research Career Development Award. The jury selected three scientists from the applications, including Dylan Nelson, who heads an Emmy Noether research group at ITA. (2022/02/07)

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Next Astro colloquia
Sep 30
11:00
A Tapestry of Starlight and Supermassive Black Holes
Alyssa Drake (Hertfordshire)
Königstuhl Kolloquium
MPIA lecture hall,
Oct 07
11:00
TBD
Ralf Klessen (ITA)
Königstuhl Kolloquium
Max-Planck-Institut für Astronomie, Level 3 Lecture Hall (301)
Oct 07
11:00
TBD
Ralf Klessen (ITA)
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
11/2022
Ward, Jacob L.; Kruijssen, J. M. Diederik et al. (inc. Kim, Jaeyeon; Chevance, Mélanie)
Towards a multitracer timeline of star formation in the LMC - II. The formation and destruction of molecular clouds
MNRAS 516, 4025(2022)

10/2022
Koudmani, Sophie; Sijacki, Debora; Smith, Matthew C.
Two can play at that game: constraining the role of supernova and AGN feedback in dwarf galaxies with cosmological zoom-in simulations
MNRAS 516, 2112(2022)

10/2022
Kim, Jaeyeon; Chevance, Mélanie et al. (inc. Kreckel, Kathryn; Klessen, Ralf S.; Glover, Simon C. O.; Kruijssen, J. M. Diederik)
Environmental dependence of the molecular cloud lifecycle in 54 main-sequence galaxies
MNRAS 516, 3006(2022)