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Heidelberg astronomers find first signs that Brown Dwarfs can also form like a planet in a protoplanetary disk. (10.04.2019)

TV broadcaster "3sat" has released an interesting TV-report on the Gaia mission. Stefan Jordan explains some highlight of the first science that has been performed with the Gaia Data Release 2, published on April 25, 2018. (25.2.2019)

Heidelberg researchers verify this phenomenon using Gaia data from the Hyades. (15.2.2019)

Heidelberg researchers used simulations to investigate how the formation conditions of open star clusters affect their long-term evolution. The simulations indicate that they exist 100 times longer than previously assumed. (14.01.2019)

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Colloquia at ZAH
Jun 17
11:15
A general theory for the lifetimes of giant molecular clouds under the influence of galactic dynamics
Sarah Jeffreson
ITA "blackboard" Colloquium
Philosophenweg, 12, 106
Jun 18
16:15
Exciting gravitational waves: Messages from merging black holes
Norbert Langer (Argelander Inst., Univ. Bonn, (D))
Heidelberg Joint Astronomical Colloquium
Philosophenweg 12, großer Hörsaal
Jun 21
15:00
TBD
Karan Molaverdikhani (MPIA)
Königstuhl Kolloquium
Max-Planck-Institut für Astronomie, Level 3 Lecture Hall (301)

Recent publications
7/2019
Webb, Jeremy J.; Reina-Campos, Marta; Kruijssen, J. M. Diederik
A systematic analysis of star cluster disruption by tidal shocks - I. Controlled N-body simulations and a new theoretical model
MNRAS 486, 5879(2019)

7/2019
McLeod, A. F.; Dale, J. E. et al. (inc. Pellegrini, E. W.; Kruijssen, J. M. D.)
Feedback from massive stars at low metallicities: MUSE observations of N44 and N180 in the Large Magellanic Cloud
MNRAS 486, 5263(2019)

7/2019
Kruijssen, J. M. Diederik; Pfeffer, Joel L. et al. (inc. Reina-Campos, Marta)
The formation and assembly history of the Milky Way revealed by its globular cluster population
MNRAS 486, 3180(2019)