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German Research Foundation and Foundation for Polish Science jointly honour Heidelberg scientist and his colleague Andrzej Udalski from Warsaw. (2024/05/22)

The Harvard Radcliffe Institute announced the selection of Ralf Klessen (ZAH/ITA) as a fellow for the academic year 24/25. This provides him the opportunity to pursue ambitious projects in the unique environment of the Institute. (2024/05/13)

For the second time, Anna Pasquali received the teaching award from the Department of Physics and Astronomy of Heidelberg University. (2024/04/24)

The most important prize from the German Research Foundation (DFG) for young scientists in Germany goes to Dr. Dominika Wylezalek (ZAH/ARI). (2024/03/25)

NASA decided to release new staggering observations of nearby spiral galaxies. Oleg Egorov from ZAH/ARI is one main contributor to transforming JWST observations into these amazing science data products. (2024/02/13)

Heidelberg University researchers receive computing time for simulating the behaviour of cosmic gases and plasmas during star formation. (2024/01/08)

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Next Astro colloquia
Jun 18
An Emerging Consensus on White Dwarf Supernovae
Dr. Robert Fisher (University of Massachusetts/Dartmouth & visiting scientist at Heidelberg Institut fuer Theoretische Studien)
Heidelberg Joint Astronomical Colloquium
Philosophenweg 12, Main Lecture hall (gHS)
Jun 20
The Black Hole Gaia BH3 and its kin
Ulrich Bastian (ARI)
ARI Institute Colloquium
ARI, Moenchhofstrasse 12-14, Seminarraum 1.OG
Jun 21
Selina Nitschai (MPIA)
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
Kozhikkal, Musfar Muhamed; Chen, Siyuan et al. (inc. Habouzit, Mélanie)
Mass-redshift dependency of supermassive black hole binaries for the gravitational wave background
MNRAS 531, 1931(2024)

Bachelet, E.; Rota, P. et al. (inc. Wambsganss, J.; Hundertmark, M.; Tsapras, Y.)
A Close Binary Lens Revealed by the Microlensing Event Gaia20bof
AJ 168, 9(2024)

Toalá, Jesús A.; Todt, Helge; Sander, Andreas A. C.
Peering into the Wolf-Rayet phenomenon through [WO] and [WC] stars
MNRAS 531, 2422(2024)