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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)

12 researchers from Heidelberg University feature on the list of “Highly Cited Researchers” 2023. Dylan Nelson (ZAH/ITA) is one of the three natural scientists among the Heidelberg researchers. (2024/01/08)

The Ernst Patzer Foundation is awarding up to three prizes each year for the best refereed publications by doctoral students and young postdocs at MPIA and ZAH. This year, Emily Hunt and Reza Ayromlou are among the awardees. (2023/11/22)

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Next Astro colloquia
May 21
Interchange magnetic reconnection as the driver of the fast solar wind
Professor James Drake (Institute for Physical Science and Technology, University of Maryland)
Heidelberg Joint Astronomical Colloquium
Philosophenweg 12, Main Lecture hall (gHS)
May 23
50 Years of Plate Tectonic - That’s all?
Ulrich A. Glasmacher (Institute of Earth Sciences, Heidelberg UNI)
ARI Institute Colloquium
ARI, Moenchhofstrasse 12-14, Seminarraum 1.OG
May 24
Raphael Hviding (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
Vaccaro, Maria Paola; Mapelli, Michela et al. (inc. Torniamenti, Stefano)
Impact of gas hardening on the population properties of hierarchical black hole mergers in active galactic nucleus disks
A&A 685, A51(2024)

Zhang, Congyao; Zhuravleva, Irina et al. (inc. Nelson, Dylan)
Mapping the intracluster medium in the era of high-resolution X-ray spectroscopy
MNRAS 530, 4234(2024)

Prole, Lewis R.; Regan, John A. et al. (inc. Klessen, Ralf S.; Glover, Simon C. O.)
Heavy black hole seed formation in high-z atomic cooling halos
A&A 685, A31(2024)