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.

10 years HITS – time to celebrate

10. February 2020

This year, the Heidelberg Institute for Theoretical Studies (HITS) will celebrate its 10th anniversary. The Institute was established in 2010 by physicist …

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An explosive result

13. January 2020

Nuclear physicists from Finland, Denmark, and Germany succeeded to experimentally determine nuclear processes operating at conditions ten million times denser and 25 …

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Season’s Greetings!

19. December 2019

Another year is drawing to a close and once again, it has been an eventful time at HITS. In April the …

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Andreas Reuter appointed 2019 ACM Fellow

13. December 2019

Andreas Reuter, former Managing Director of HITS, has been named as “2019 ACM Fellow” by the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM). He …

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Distinction for Anna Wienhard

6. December 2019

Anna Wienhard, group leader at HITS and professor at the Mathematical Institute of Heidelberg University, has been elected ordinary member of …

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No. 37 | 12-2019

4. December 2019

Next year, HITS will be ten years – a time to celebrate! To mark the occasion we have planned several special events …

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The best of both worlds

2. December 2019

KIMMDY is born! A new simulation scheme combining Molecular Dynamics (MD) simulations with Kinetic Monte Carlo (KMC) enables bond scissions in …

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HITS researcher Michael Strube is Fellow of the ACL

29. November 2019

Michael Strube, leader of the Natural Language Processing group at the Heidelberg Institute for Theoretical Studies (HITS), has been appointed Fellow …

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Siobhan Roberts and Carl Smith to be “Journalists in Residence” at HITS

25. November 2019

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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From Brazil to Germany: Challenges and Advantages

21. November 2019

An Interview with HITS researcher Ariane Nunes-Alves about her experiences in Brazil and Germany. You were born and raised in Sã…

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