What´s new at HITS? On this page you can find the latest news from and about HITS, including the latest scientific discoveries, personal achievements by our researchers or general changes at HITS.

Issue 2 | 2022

21. June 2022

A “magic triangle” has formed: “SIMPLAIX” is a three-way-cooperation between HITS, Heidelberg University and the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), enabled …

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Jupiter – a heavy metal planet?

13. June 2022

An international team of astronomers, among Michaël Bazot from the “Theory and Observations of Stars” (TOS) group at HITS, has …

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A living lab of evolutionary biology

9. June 2022

“The Aegean archipelago” is designed to help schoolkids play games to better understand that life forms on Earth have changed over …

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Paper accepted at NAACL 2022!

25. May 2022

PhD student Haixia Chai and NLP group leader Michael Strube got a paper accepted at this years NAACL, one of the …

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DFG Heinz-Maier Leibnitz Prize for SIMPLAIX researcher

5. May 2022

Congratulations to our SIMPLAIX Principal Investigator Pascal Friederich (KIT) on the award of a Heinz Maier-Leibnitz Prize 2022 for his outstanding research …

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“The magic triangle” advances molecular research with machine learning and simulations

28. April 2022

The “SIMPLAIX” collaboration started with an inaugural symposium in Heidelberg.  Researchers from HITS, Heidelberg University, and Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (…

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Computer simulations and Artificial Intelligence – a “booster” for molecular research

7. April 2022

In the new “SIMPLAIX” collaboration, researchers from HITS, Heidelberg University, and Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) are addressing challenges in the …

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PFVG – A novel probabilistic approach to separate galaxy from nuclear contribution in quasars

6. April 2022

Quasars are considered the most energetic galaxies in the universe. Their main energy source is a supermassive black hole at the …

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Issue 1 | 2022

22. March 2022

This year began with tremendously good news: Ganna Gryn’ova, head of the Computational Carbon Chemistry (CCC) group, was selected to …

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“Something in the way they move” – zooming in on cell migration

17. March 2022

Getting from A to B can be a tricky business, especially for cells on the move. An international team of researchers …

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