Ruprecht-Karls-Universität Heidelberg
Welcome to ZAH

Welcome to ZAH

The Zentrum für Astronomie der Universität Heidelberg (ZAH) joins the institutes Astronomisches Rechen-Institut (ARI), Landessternwarte Königstuhl (LSW) and Institut für Theoretische Astrophysik (ITA). Its spectrum of research and teaching activities ranges from planet formation and galaxy evolution to cosmology and state of the art computer physics in parallel with the development and assembly of instrumentation for telescopes and participation in satellite projects.

ZAH Research Highlights

J. Klüter, U. Bastian, M. Demleitner, J. Wambsganss (ZAH/ARI); 26.07.18

ZAH NEWS

The Department of Physics and Astronomy at the Ruprecht-Karls-Universität Heidelberg and the Heidelberg Institute for Theoretical Studies (HITS) invite applications for the position of a Professor in Theoretical Astrophysics. (8.10.2018)

Dr. Fabian Schneider has taken up his new position as Gliese Fellow 2018 at the Astronomisches Rechen-Institut. (01.10.2018)

Heidelberg has won support for two proposals from the Clusters of Excellence funding line. The "STRUCTURES" proposal will have heavy impact on local astrophysical research. (28.09.2018)

Prof. Dr. Björn Malte Schäfer mit Lehrpreis der Fakultät für Physik und Astronomie ausgezeichnet. (25.04.2018)

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Colloquia at ZAH
Nov 16
15:00
TBD
Rowan Smith (University of Manchester)
Königstuhl Kolloquium
Max-Planck-Institut für Astronomie, Level 3 Lecture Hall (301)
Nov 16
15:00
TBD
Rowan Smith (University of Manchester)
Königstuhl Kolloquium
Max-Planck-Institut für Astronomie, Level 3 Lecture Hall (301)
Nov 20
16:15
What sets the stellar initial mass function? Why is it so universal?
Patrick Hennebelle (CEA Saclay (France))
Heidelberg Joint Astronomical Colloquium
Philosophenweg 12, Großer Hörsaal

Recent publications
12/2018
Franeck, A.; Walch, S. et al. (inc. Pellegrini, E.; Klessen, R. S.; Glover, S. C. O.)
Synthetic [C II] emission maps of a simulated molecular cloud in formation
MNRAS 481, 4277(2018)

12/2018
Pakmor, Rüdiger; Guillet, Thomas et al. (inc. Springel, Volker; Grand, Robert J. J.)
Faraday rotation maps of disc galaxies
MNRAS 481, 4410(2018)

1/2019
Piatti, Andrés E.; Salinas, Ricardo; Grebel, Eva K.
A likely runaway star cluster in the outer disc of the Large Magellanic Cloud
MNRAS 482, 980(2019)