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 Annual Report: Advanced Research

22 06 2016

Annual Report of the Heidelberg Institute for Theoretical Studies (HITS) published: Advanced research using supercomputers – from molecular biology to astrophysics. In 2010, …

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HITS at Explore Science 2016

13 06 2016

Der menschliche Körper steckt voller Überraschungen. So können unsere Augen über 20 Millionen Farben und unsere Nase mehr als eine …

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Girls‘ Day at HITS

27 04 2016

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Akademische Mittagspause: „Sprechen Sie Mathematik?“

18 04 2016

Mathematiker der Universität Heidelberg und des Heidelberger Instituts für Theoretische Studien laden zu Kurzvorträgen in die Peterskirche ein. …

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Andreas Reuter says “Goodbye” – Change in the HITS Management

18 04 2016

Prof. Andreas Reuter has retired as managing director of the Heidelberg Institute for Theoretical Studies (HITS). He will focus on the …

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Cosmic Rays: The Key to Galaxy Formation?

13 04 2016

HITS Astrophysicist Christoph Pfrommer starts with new Junior Research group “High Energy Astrophysics and Cosmology” – funded by a €2 million ERC Consolidator …

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Quotenjournalismus – Wie Redaktionen mit den Daten über ihr Publikum umgehen sollten

12 04 2016

This content is only available in German. Der Wissenschaftsjournalist Alexander Mäder über die digitalen Möglichkeiten für den Online-Journalismus – ö…

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“Journalist in Residence”: Michael Stang at HITS

25 02 2016

The German science journalist Michael Stang has begun his stay at the Heidelberg Institute for Theoretical Studies (HITS) as “Journalist in …

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Turbulent times: When stars approach

04 02 2016

HITS astrophysicists use new methods to simulate the common-envelope phase of binary stars, discovering dynamic irregularities that may help to explain …

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New Managing Director for HITS

25 01 2016

On 1 January 2016, Dr. Gesa Schönberger was appointed the new managing director of the Heidelberg Institute for Theoretical Studies. She succeeds …

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