News

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.

HITS opens second site in the „Mathematikon“

20. September 2016

The Heidelberg Institute for Theoretical Studies (HITS) has opened a second site on Heidelberg´s university campus Neuenheimer Feld. The private …

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No. 24 | 09-2016

1. September 2016

The open house event at HITS, prestigious awards for our HITS researchers, a highly elastic pressurized balloon created by nature as …

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On the front cover: Molecular dynamics involved in DNA compaction

29. August 2016

DNA is packaged in the cell nucleus by wrapping around proteins called histones to form chromatin fibers. Nucleosomes, the structural units …

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HITS and Yale: Over the ocean, across the Universe

17. August 2016

Start of the HITS-Yale program in astrophysics – the collaboration comprises two postdoctoral fellowships as well as regular meetings in Heidelberg and …

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X. Würzburg Workshop on Supernovae and related topics

15. August 2016

On July 21 and 22, the PSO group organized the X. Würzburg Workshop on Supernovae and related topics in Würzburg. At …

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Galactic outflows

15. August 2016

We have studied formation of galactic outflows from supernova explosions (SNe) with the moving-mesh code AREPO in a stratified column of …

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Made by nature: a highly elastic pressurized balloon

9. August 2016

Collagens constitute the dominant class of extracellular proteins in multicellular organisms. They are highly abundant wherever high elasticity is needed. The …

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EMNLP Paper Accepted

1. August 2016

A paper by Daraksha Parveen, PhD. student in the HITS NLP group, has been accepted at EMNLP ’16. The title of the …

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Python for Scientists

1. August 2016

This block course teaches elementary Python programming for scientists. It will take place from 1st August 2016 to 5th August 2016. Instructor is …

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Volker Springel elected to the German Academy of Sciences “Leopoldina”

11. July 2016

Volker Springel, head of the Theoretical Astrophysics group at the Heidelberg Institute for Theoretical Studies (HITS), has been elected to the …

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