News Year: 2016

Cosmic Rays: The Key to Galaxy Formation?

13 04 2016

HITS Astrophysicist Christoph Pfrommer starts with new Junior Research group “High Energy Astrophysics and Cosmology” – funded by a €2 million ERC Consolidator …

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Quotenjournalismus – Wie Redaktionen mit den Daten über ihr Publikum umgehen sollten

12 04 2016

This content is only available in German. Der Wissenschaftsjournalist Alexander Mäder über die digitalen Möglichkeiten für den Online-Journalismus – ö…

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33 million core hours for collaborative project

07 04 2016

The Partnership for Advanced Computing in Europe (PRACE) has granted 33 million core hours at the Cineca High Performance Computing Center in …

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First place at NAACL 2016 Shared Task

22 03 2016

Madeline Remse, Master student in the HITS NLP group, finished first place in the Automated Evaluation of Scientific Writing Shared Task …

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03 03 2016

Two papers got accepted at NAACL-HLT 2016: Nafise Moosavi and Michael Strube: Search Space Pruning: A Simple Solution for Better Coreference Resolvers (…

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No. 22 | 03-2016

01 03 2016

A new publication on binary star systems, the introduction of Gesa Schönberger as the new HITS Managing Director, and a …

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“Journalist in Residence”: Michael Stang at HITS

25 02 2016

The German science journalist Michael Stang has begun his stay at the Heidelberg Institute for Theoretical Studies (HITS) as “Journalist in …

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Michael Stang – Journalist in Residence 2016

22 02 2016

German science journalist Michael Stang was the fifth “Journalist in Residence” at the Heidelberg Institute for Theoretical Studies (HITS). For the …

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Turbulent times: When stars approach

04 02 2016

HITS astrophysicists use new methods to simulate the common-envelope phase of binary stars, discovering dynamic irregularities that may help to explain …

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Data mining algorithms and new standards for astronomers

03 02 2016

Kai Polsterer, leader of the HITS Astroinformatics (AIN) group, is now chair of the IVOA Knowledge Discovery in Databases group. It’…

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