PSO Group
Physics of Stellar Objects


PSO group hosts HJAC colloquium speaker Ariel Goobar

13. December 2017

From December 12 to 13, 2017, the PSO group hosted Prof. Ariel Goobar from Stockholm University. Ariel is well known for his work on …

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Neutron Stars on the Brink of Collapse

4. December 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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Visitor: Raphael Hirschi

16. November 2017

From November 7 to 8, 2017, Dr. Raphael Hirschi from Keele University (UK) visited the PSO group to discuss current topics in stellar evolution …

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Tracking down the origins of gold

8. November 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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Jülich Supercomputing Centre grants 28 million CPU hours for simulations of thermonuclear supernovae

1. November 2017

Together with colleagues from the Max Planck Institute for Astrophysics in Garching, PSO scientists were awarded 28 million CPU hours on …

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First detection of gravitational waves and electromagnetic emission from a neutron star merger

17. October 2017

Astrophysicists all over the world are excited by the first detection of gravitational waves and electromagnetic emission from a single cosmic …

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Early light curves for Type Ia supernova explosion models

1. October 2017

Upcoming high-cadence transient survey programmes will produce a wealth of observational data for Type Ia supernovae. These data sets will contain …

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Visitor: Shing Chi Leung

9. August 2017

From August 7 to 9, 2017, the PSO group hosted Shing Chi Leung, post-doc at the Kavli Institute for the Mathematics and …

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Visitor: Johann Higl

7. August 2017

From August 2 to 4, 2017, Johann Higl, a PhD student from the Max Planck Institute for Astrophysics in Garching visited the PSO group. …

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660. WE-Heraeus-Seminar: Supernovae – From Simulations to Observations and Nucleosynthetic Fingerprints

27. July 2017

Observations and theoretical models have made impressive progress in understanding supernova explosions thanks to the advent of huge transient surveys and …

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