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.

W3 Professor & Groupleader for Theoretical Astrophysics

10 09 2018

The Department of Physics and Astronomy at the Ruprecht-Karls-Universität Heidelberg and the Heidelberg Institute for Theoretical Studies (HITS) invite applications …

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Visitors from Yunnan Observatories

05 09 2018

A group of astronomers from Yunnan Observatories, Chinese Academy of Sciences, is visiting the PSO group from September 3 to 7, 2018 to discuss …

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No. 32 | 09-2018

01 09 2018

A preview of the international Astroinformatics Conference, hosted by HITS researchers, a report of the HITS open house event, new findings …

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“Astroinformatics” Conference 2018 in Heidelberg

29 08 2018

The international “Astroinformatics 2018” conference will be held in the Studio Villa Bosch, Heidelberg, from September 3–7, 2018. Scientists from all over the world …

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Parasites discovered in fossil fly pupae

28 08 2018

Parasitic wasps existed as early as several million years ago. Within a project coordinated by Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), researchers …

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Detecting “fake news”: Michael Strube@DSJM Workshop

17 08 2018

Michael Strube will give a talk at the DSJM workshop in London, titled “exploiting the speaker´s credibility to detect fake …

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Thermonuclear explosions of rapidly differentially rotating white dwarfs

15 08 2018

In an upcoming publication in Astronomy & Astrophysics, an international team of researchers, including PSO scientists Markus Kromer and Friedrich Rö…

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Kerstin Hoppenhaus – Journalist in Residence 2018

08 08 2018

German science journalist Kerstin Hoppenhaus was the HITS “Journalist in Residence” from July until December 2018. Hoppenhaus studied Biology in Mainz, Tü…

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Kerstin Hoppenhaus named “Journalist in Residence” at HITS

08 08 2018

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

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An Honor and a Farewell

01 08 2018

After more than eight years at HITS, Volker Springel, head of the Theoretical Astrophysics group at HITS, has assumed his new …

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