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.

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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The need for speed: Why malaria parasites are faster than human immune cells

20 07 2018

Elementary cytoskeleton protein is different in parasites and represents a starting point for a possible new therapy against malaria infections. Researchers …

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PSO alumni meeting

12 07 2018

On a perfectly sunny day, we were happy to welcome several former group members at HITS on July 12 for the first …

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New computational method for drug discovery

11 07 2018

HITS researchers developed tauRAMD, a tool to predict drug-target residence times from short simulations. The method is illustrated on the cover …

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Mini-Symposium Supernova Observations and Modelling

09 07 2018

During the week of July 9-13, the PSO group hosts a number of international guests. Dr Ashley Ruiter and Dr&…

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Visitor: Shing Chi Leung

04 07 2018

From July 2-4, 2018, the PSO group hosted Dr Shing Chi Leung from the Kavli Institute for the Mathematics and …

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Software Developer Position SDBV Group HITS-06-2018

04 07 2018

Software Developer Position SDBV Group HITS-06-2018 Opening in the Scientific Databases and Visualisation group at the HITS (Heidelberg Institute for …

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