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).

Neutron Stars on the Brink of Collapse

04 12 2017

Neutron stars are the densest objects in the Universe; however, their exact characteristics remain unknown. Using simulations based on recent observations, …

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Again: Three “Highly Cited Researchers” at HITS

16 11 2017

Three HITS scientists are named among the most cited researchers worldwide. This year’s “Highly Cited Researchers” ranking by Clarivate Analytics …

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Tracking down the origins of gold

08 11 2017

The European Research Council has awarded HITS astrophysicist Andreas Bauswein an ERC Starting Grant worth approximately 1.5 million euros. Using computer simulations, …

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Noisy cell membranes

25 10 2017

Rapid information transfer is vital for the inner workings of body tissues. With computer simulations, researchers from Colombia and Germany found …

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HITS: Call for “Journalist in Residence” in 2018 and 2019

16 08 2017

Are you an experienced science journalist? Would you like a change of scenery and the chance to escape your daily routine? …

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Digitale Mündigkeit und Bürgerrechte

14 07 2017

This content is only available in German. Wissenschaftsministerin Theresia Bauer und netzpolitischer Sprecher Konstantin von Notz (Grüne) zum Informationsbesuch am …

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HITS at Explore Science 2017

19 06 2017

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Protected: Chaotically Magnetized Cloud Is No Place to Build a Star, or Is It?

14 06 2017

U.S. astronomers and astrophysicists found that stars can emerge from a wider range of conditions as previously thought. For their …

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“Auriga” project helps uncover the history of galaxies

07 06 2017

A research team led by HITS scientist Robert Grand ran 36 simulations of Milky Ways on German supercomputers, for the first time …

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Young Researcher´s award goes to HITS doctoral student

17 05 2017

Mehmet Ali Öztürk, PhD student at HITS and at the Hartmut Hoffmann-Berling International Graduate School of Molecular and Cellular Biology (…

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