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Felicitas Mokler to be “Journalist in Residence” at HITS

11. December 2023

The Heidelberg Institute for Theoretical Studies gives science journalists the opportunity to deepen their knowledge of computer-based, data-driven science with a …

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Phylogenetic trees and biodiversity research: “Highly Cited Researcher“ at HITS

22. November 2023

For eight years running, computer scientist Alexandros Stamatakis from the Heidelberg Institute for Theoretical Studies (HITS) has been named one of …

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The foundations of the science of forecasting

30. October 2023

HITS Scientific Director Tilmann Gneiting receives the 2024 Ulf Grenander Prize in Stochastic Theory and Modeling for seminal work in environmental and …

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Habitable: More than just a game

25. October 2023

What makes a planet habitable? How do you keep it habitable, how do you develop life, and what strategic decisions put …

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Simulating the common envelope

28. September 2023

HITS welcomes Croucher Fellow Mike Lau as Postdoc in the Physics of Stellar Objects group

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Deadline 28 September: Call for “HITS Journalist in Residence” in 2024

14. September 2023

Call for applications: HITS Journalist in Residence program open for science journalists. Applications deadline: 28 September 2023

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The Universal Sound of Black Holes

31. July 2023

They are mysterious, exciting and inescapable – black holes are some of the most exotic objects in the Universe. With gravitational-wave detectors, …

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HITS: Call for “Journalist in Residence” in 2024

20. July 2023

Call for 2024: HITS Journalist in Residence program open for applications. Deadline: 28 September 2023

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A special honor for a splendid scientist

13. July 2023

Former HITS group leader Anna Wienhard received recognition as a “HITS Fellow”, the highest distinction that the institute awards. The award …

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The sacrifice within – how collagen’s weak bonds help protect tissue

3. July 2023

HITS researchers publish new findings on collagen, the most abundant protein in our body: So-called “sacrificial bonds” in collagen break faster …

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