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.

Dynamic disorder can explain non-exponential kinetics of fast protein mechanical unfolding

13. October 2016

Dr. Bogdan Costescu et al. unfolded a protein in the computer thousands of times – and successfully detected signatures that hint …

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First simulation of binary stars in the common envelope phase including magnetic fields

12. October 2016

During the common envelope (CE) phase, a giant star in a binary system overflows its Roche lobe and unstable mass transfer …

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Successful computing time proposal at SCC, Karlsruhe

11. October 2016

Friedrich Röpke and Sebastian Ohlmann of the PSO group were granted 4.4 million core hours of computing time on the computing …

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Australian Astrophysicists visit HITS

11. October 2016

The astrophysicists Ashley Ruiter, Ivo Seitenzahl, and Fiona Panther of the Australian National University (ANU) in Canberra visited the PSO group …

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Gliese Fellow Markus Kromer joins HITS

11. October 2016

In October 2016, Dr. Markus Kromer joined the Physics of Stellar Objects (PSO) research group at HITS as a visiting scientist. Markus …

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On the way to better understand the Universe

10. October 2016

HITS is scientific partner of the ARC Centre of Excellence for All Sky Astrophysics in 3 Dimensions – led by the Australian National …

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Welcome Lena!

7. October 2016

A warm welcome to Lena Thärichen that has just joined the MBM group as an intern. Lena is a master …

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Data for life

6. October 2016

HITS researcher Alexandros Stamatakis is new SAB member of the Greek ELIXIR National Node Prof. Alexandros Stamatakis, head of the Scientific …

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Das Foto zeigt die Vertragsunterzeichnung (v.l.n.r.): Prof. Dr. Dr. h. c. Bernhard Eitel (Rektor der Universität Heidelberg), Prof. Dr.-Ing. Dr. h. c. Andreas Reuter (Wissenschaftlicher Leiter der Heidelberg Laureate Forum Foundation), Beate Spiegel (Vorstandsvorsitzende der Heidelberg Laureate Forum Foundation) HITS Geschäftsführerin Dr. Gesa Schönberger und HITS-Institutssprecherin Prof. Dr. Rebecca Wade. (Photo: Heidelberg Laureate Forum Foundation / B. Kreutzer)

New energies: strengthening mathematics and computer science

30. September 2016

HITS and Heidelberg University are scientific partners of the Heidelberg Laureate Forum Foundation – sustainable and professional support to the annual meeting …

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Coling Paper Accepted

21. September 2016

The paper “Incremental Global Event Extraction” by Alex Judea and Michael Strube has been accepted for Coling 2016, which will take place …

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