PSO Group
Physics of Stellar Objects


First simulation of binary stars in the common envelope phase including magnetic fields

12. October 2016

During the common envelope (CE) phase, a giant star in a binary system overflows its Roche lobe and unstable mass transfer …

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Successful computing time proposal at SCC, Karlsruhe

11. October 2016

Friedrich Röpke and Sebastian Ohlmann of the PSO group were granted 4.4 million core hours of computing time on the computing …

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Australian Astrophysicists visit HITS

11. October 2016

The astrophysicists Ashley Ruiter, Ivo Seitenzahl, and Fiona Panther of the Australian National University (ANU) in Canberra visited the PSO group …

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Gliese Fellow Markus Kromer joins HITS

11. October 2016

In October 2016, Dr. Markus Kromer joined the Physics of Stellar Objects (PSO) research group at HITS as a visiting scientist. Markus …

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On the way to better understand the Universe

10. October 2016

HITS is scientific partner of the ARC Centre of Excellence for All Sky Astrophysics in 3 Dimensions – led by the Australian National …

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X. Würzburg Workshop on Supernovae and related topics

15. August 2016

On July 21 and 22, the PSO group organized the X. Würzburg Workshop on Supernovae and related topics in Würzburg. At …

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Highest Scaling on JUQUEEN

18. May 2016

Philipp Edelmann and Friedrich Röpke (PSO group at HITS) showed during the Extreme scaling workshop 2016 at the Jülich Supercomputing …

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Vorlesung: “Gravitational Waves”

28. April 2016

Sommer Semester 2016, Universität Heidelberg   Dr. A. Bauswein, Prof. Dr. F. Röpke Vorlesung: Montag, 14-16 Uhr, Philosophenweg 12, kleiner Hö…

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Turbulent times: When stars approach

4. February 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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Successful computing time proposal at JSC, Jülich

26. December 2015

An international collaboration of researchers led by Wolfgang Hillebrandt from the Max Planck Institute for Astrophysics in Garching and including the …

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