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Welcome to ZAH

In fall 2023, the SkyPole facility, funded by the Klaus Tschira Foundation, will enable the observation of constellations, planets and satellites with the naked eye. (2023/02/01)

Geneviève Parmentier (ZAH/ARI) has started an Individual Research Grant of the DFG to study the evolution of star clusters. (2023/01/14)

The Gaia Collaboration received the 2023 Berkeley Prize for meritorious work in astronomy. This is also a credit to the Gaia team at ARI, led by Michael Biermann! Congrats folks! (2023/01/13)

The Japanese television station NHK interviewed former ARI director Roland Wielen at home for his merits on exploring sun's birthplace. NHK is comparable to our broadcasters ARD/ZDF. (2022/12/01)

Kathryn Kreckel (ZAH/ARI) receives an ERC Starting Grant to track galaxy evolution with precise and accurate metal abundances in the interstellar medium. The Grant totals 1.5 million euros and will start in Oct. 23. (2022/11/22)

The Ernst Patzer Foundation annually honors the best publications by doctoral students and young postdocs at MPIA and ZAH. This year, M.Sc. Jeaeyeon Kim (ZAH/ITA) is one of the award winners. (2022/11/16)

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Next Astro colloquia
Feb 07
Untangling Galaxy Evolution in the New Spectroscopic Era
Professor Allison Strom (Center for Interdisciplinary Exploration and Research in Astrophysics, Northwestern University, USA)
Heidelberg Joint Astronomical Colloquium
Physikalisches Institut, Philosophenweg 12, Main lecture theatre
Feb 09
Stellar feedback shaping the ionized ISM in the nearby galaxies
Oleg Egorov (ARI)
ARI Institute Colloquium
ARI, Moenchhofstrasse 12-14, Seminarraum 1, 1.OG
Feb 10
The First Astronomers: How Indigenous Elders Read the Stars
Duane Hamacher (Melbourne)
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
Pfeffer, Joel; Kruijssen, J. M. Diederik et al. (inc. Trujillo-Gomez, Sebastian)
Globular cluster metallicity distributions in the E-MOSAICS simulations
MNRAS 519, 5384(2023)

Peter, Toni; Klessen, Ralf S. et al. (inc. Glover, Simon C. O.)
The sweep method for radiative transfer in AREPO
MNRAS 519, 4263(2023)

Eisert, Lukas; Pillepich, Annalisa et al. (inc. Klessen, Ralf S.; Nelson, Dylan)
ERGO-ML I: inferring the assembly histories of IllustrisTNG galaxies from integral observable properties via invertible neural networks
MNRAS 519, 2199(2023)