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The irresistible pull – when massive stars collide

9. October 2019

All neutron stars are magnetic, but some are more magnetic than others. The latter, so-called magnetars, are the strongest magnets in …

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Auf der Suche nach der Wahrheit (in German)

30. September 2019

HITS „Journalist in Residence“ Andreas von Bubnoff spricht am 7. Oktober, 16:00, in Heidelberg über Wissenschaftsjournalismus in Zeiten von post-truth und reproducibility crisis …

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In four weeks: deadline for the HITS “Journalist in Residence” program

13. August 2019

Are you an experienced science journalist? Would you like to delve into new areas of research and deepen your technical knowledge? …

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Local and Precise: Neural Networks in Weather Forecasts

24. July 2019

Thunderstorms, sun, heat and cold – this year’s May showed how quickly the weather can change. Responsible is the “chaotic system” …

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HITS: Call for “Journalist in Residence” in 2020 and 2021

13. June 2019

Are you an experienced science journalist? Would you like to delve into new areas of research and deepen your technical knowledge? …

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Carbon chemistry at HITS: tremendous potential

2. April 2019

The new junior group “Computational Carbon Chemistry” at HITS works on graphene, one of the most promising materials in modern technology. …

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Force for activation

12. March 2019

Tumor invasion and metastasis are major problems in the therapy of cancer patients. A team of researchers at the Heidelberg Institute …

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Metabolic signaling as new concept for breast cancer risk estimation

6. March 2019

HITS is partner of the international research consortium “MESI-STRAT” that explores the interplay of breast cancer metabolism and oncogenic signaling by …

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Free Open Source Materials from the ESO Supernova Planetarium & Visitor Centre

18. January 2019

Since it opened in April 2018, the ESO Supernova Planetarium & Visitor Centre has shared the wonders of the Universe with more …

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