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Welcome to ZAH


The first survey of protoplanetary disks using the Atacama Large Millimeter/Submillimeter Array (ALMA) revealed unknown structures which likely are the sites for planets to be formed. ZAH is one of the leading partners of the campaign. (12.12.2018)

CARMENES detects atmospheric loss of helium from exoplanet WASP-69b in the form of an extended comet-like tail. (6.12.2018)

Each year the Ernst Patzer Foundation is awarding three of the best refereed publications by PhD students and young postdocs at MPIA and ZAH. In 2018, Michael Hanke (ZAH/ARI) and Dr. Mattia Sormani (ZAH/ITA) are among the awardees. (30.11.2018)

Funding has been continued for CRC 881 "The Milky Way System” with approx. 9.4 million euros reaching its third and final funding period from 2019-2022. (26.11.2018)

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Colloquia at ZAH
Jan 21
How stellar feedback shapes nebular emission from star forming regions
Daniel Rahner (ZAH/ITA)
ITA "blackboard" Colloquium
Philosophenweg, 12, 106
Jan 22
Dragonflies, dark matter, and the hunt for ghostly galaxies
Pieter van Dokkum (Yale University)
Heidelberg Joint Astronomical Colloquium
Philosophenweg 12, Großer Hörsaal
Jan 23
UVIT- HST- Gaia-VISTA study of star cluster Kron 3 in the Small Magellanic Cloud: A cluster with a large spread in metallicity
Prasanta Kumar Nayak (Indian Institute of Astrophysics)
SFB Seminar - The Milky Way System
ARI seminar room basement, video broadcast to HITS, LSW, MPIA

Recent publications
Buck, Tobias; Macciò, Andrea V. et al. (inc. Frings, Jonas)
NIHAO XV: the environmental impact of the host galaxy on galactic satellite and field dwarf galaxies
MNRAS 483, 1314(2019)

Stapelberg, Sebastian; Carrasco, Mauricio; Maturi, Matteo
EasyCritics - I. Efficient detection of strongly lensing galaxy groups and clusters in wide-field surveys
MNRAS 482, 1824(2019)

Hattab, M. W.; de Souza, R. S. et al. (inc. Paardekooper, J. -P.)
A case study of hurdle and generalized additive models in astronomy: the escape of ionizing radiation
MNRAS 483, 3307(2019)