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Welcome to the Center for Astronomy of Heidelberg University (ZAH)

Covid-19 related situation at ZAH

Operations at ZAH premises are currently restricted. Buildings are closed for the public. Please contact individuals via Phone-numbers or Email-addresses listed HERE or get in contact with our Central Institute Management (23.06.20).

ZAH NEWS

A new Emmy Noether Research Group at ZAH/ARI has started working on understanding how galaxies form and evolve and is led by Dr Dominika Wylezalek. The German Research Foundation (DFG) has allocated 1.6 mill. Euros over six years. (2020/09/01)

Dr Anastasia Fialkov from the Institute of Astronomy in Cambridge (UK) receives a guest professorship as part of the Excellence Strategy of Heidelberg University. Dr Fialkov is an expert in 21cm cosmology and reionisation. (2020/07/24)

Interconnected Gas Flows Show how Star-Forming Gas Accumulates in Galaxies. (2020/07/06)

A team of researchers led by high-energy astrophysicist Felix Spanier (ZAH/ITA) receives 35 million hours of CPU computing time on SuperMUC-NG to improve neutrino mass measurements at KATRIN. (2020/06/20)

Das Astronomische Rechen-Institut hat die Astronomischen Grundlagen für den Kalender 2022 veröffentlicht. Diese bilden eine Grundlage für eine Vielzahl von Kalenderwerken. (2020/05/06)

Der Astrophysiker wurde prämiert für seine Beiträge zum Verständnis der Prozesse, die Sternentstehung und Bildung von Sternhaufen steuern. (2020/04/17)

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Astro & Physics talks

Heidelberg Physics Seminar and Talks Organizer (HePhysTo)

Colloquia at ZAH
Oct 02
15:00
Zooming in on star and disk formation
Asmita Bhandare (MPIA/CRAL)
Königstuhl Kolloquium
Via zoom link. Please contact organisers if you need the zoom information.,
Oct 16
15:00
TBD
Fred Davies (MPIA)
Königstuhl Kolloquium
Via zoom link. Please contact organisers if you need the zoom information.,
Oct 23
15:00
Machine vision and the cycle of matter in the magnetized interstellar medium
Juan Soler (MPIA)
Königstuhl Kolloquium
Via zoom link. Please contact organisers if you need the zoom information.,

Recent publications
9/2020
Weaver, Z. R.; Williamson, K. E. et al. (inc. Nikolashvili, M. G.; Kurtanidze, S. O.; Kurtanidze, O. M.)
Multiwavelength Variability of BL Lacertae Measured with High Time Resolution
ApJ 900, 137(2020)

9/2020
Chun, Sang-Hyun; Lee, Jae-Joon; Lim, Dongwook
Extratidal Stars and Chemical Abundance Properties of Two Metal-poor Globular Clusters M53 (NGC 5024) and NGC 5053
ApJ 900, 146(2020)

9/2020
Pineda, Jorge L.; Stutzki, Jürgen et al. (inc. Treß, Robin; Klessen, Ralf S.; Glover, Simon C. O.)
A SOFIA Survey of [C II] in the Galaxy M51. II. [C II] and CO Kinematics across the Spiral Arms
ApJ 900, 132(2020)