News Year: 2017

Prof. Volker Springel, group leader Theoretical Astrophysics, HITS (Photo: HITS)

HITS group leader Volker Springel will become Max Planck Director in Summer 2018

05 10 2017

Volker Springel, head of the Theoretical Astrophysics group (TAP) at the Heidelberg Institute for Theoretical Studies (HITS), accepted the offer to …

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Early light curves for Type Ia supernova explosion models

01 10 2017

Upcoming high-cadence transient survey programmes will produce a wealth of observational data for Type Ia supernovae. These data sets will contain …

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Frauke has been elected member of the PRACE Scientific Steering Committee!

02 09 2017

Frauke has been elected member of the PRACE Scientific Steering Committee. The Partnership for Advanced Computing in Europe (PRACE) is an …

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No. 28 | 09-2017

01 09 2017

A new round of our HITS “Journalist in Residence” program, high honors for our HITS scientists and new discoveries of the …

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HITS: Call for “Journalist in Residence” in 2018 and 2019

16 08 2017

Are you an experienced science journalist? Would you like a change of scenery and the chance to escape your daily routine? …

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T.V. Padma: “A focus not on deadlines, but on learning new things.”

14 08 2017

She walks up the steps to the entrance gate, stops suddenly and turns around to look back on the green garden …

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Visitor: Shing Chi Leung

09 08 2017

From August 7 to 9, 2017, the PSO group hosted Shing Chi Leung, post-doc at the Kavli Institute for the Mathematics and …

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Visitor: Johann Higl

07 08 2017

From August 2 to 4, 2017, Johann Higl, a PhD student from the Max Planck Institute for Astrophysics in Garching visited the PSO group. …

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HITS researcher becomes Fellow of the American Statistical Association

01 08 2017

“Computational Statstics” group leader Prof. Tilmann Gneiting is being named Fellow of the American Statistical Association (ASA) 2017. In this year, the …

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660. WE-Heraeus-Seminar: Supernovae – From Simulations to Observations and Nucleosynthetic Fingerprints

27 07 2017

Observations and theoretical models have made impressive progress in understanding supernova explosions thanks to the advent of huge transient surveys and …

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