Press Releases

On these pages you can find all the latest press releases of HITS. We regularly report on personal changes, achievements, events, and of course the latest research news. If you’re a journalist and would like to be notified about our news via e-mail, please contact Peter Saueressig (peter.saueressig@h-its.org).

HITS an Bord: Digitale Forschung auf der MS Wissenschaft

28 07 2014

This content is only available in German. 6. August 2014, 18 Uhr 30 bis 22 Uhr: Mitmachstationen, Vorführungen sowie eine Podiumsdiskussion  mit der baden-württembergischen …

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Die Kraft, die im Molekül steckt

22 07 2014

This content is only available in German. Dr. Frauke Gräter, Leiterin der Forschungsgruppe „Molecular Biomechanics“ am Heidelberger Institut für …

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HITS bei Explore Science: Es lebe die Vielfalt!

02 07 2014

This content is only available in German. Was haben wir Menschen mit einer Banane gemeinsam? Wie macht man DNA sichtbar? Mit …

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Mathematical models, astrophysical simulations

27 06 2014

The HITS scientists Volker Springel (Astrophysics) and Tilmann Gneiting (Mathematics) are among the highly cited researchers worldwide. Two scientists of the …

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In “Nature”: Galaxies out of a Supercomputer

08 05 2014

A new computer simulation shows the formation of galaxies with unprecedented precision, allowing astrophysicists from Heidelberg, the U.S. and England …

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Mathematik hilft Umweltschutz

11 03 2014

This content is only available in German. Wie mathematische Ansätze umweltrelevante Arbeitsprozesse, wie zum Beispiel Recycling optimieren können, diskutierten …

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A Milky Way out of the Supercomputer

10 03 2014

The formation of disk galaxies has long been a conundrum for cosmologists: computer simulations produced typically far too massive and too …

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Michele Catanzaro to be new “Journalist in Residence” at HITS

21 01 2014

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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Mathematics for safer medicine

07 01 2014

The new HITS research group “Data Mining and Uncertainty Quantification” analyzes large amounts of data and calculates uncertainties in technical systems. …

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The Science of Forecasting

03 12 2013

Mathematician Tilmann Gneiting is leader of the new research group “Computational Statistics” at HITS and Professor at the Karlsruhe Institute for …

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