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The invisible needle in a stellar haystack

19. July 2022

An international research team with participation of HITS discovered a “dormant” black hole in a binary-star system outside our galaxy. These …

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Massive stars, black holes and binaries

12. July 2022

SET group at HITS organized the first presence meeting of VFTS & Friends It all started with an “ESO Large Programme”: …

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“TULIPS” lets astronomy flourish in the classroom

30. November 2021

HITS researcher Eva Laplace has developed a software that visualizes the evolution of stars in short movies. For this project that …

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Astronomy Award for HITS researcher Fabian Schneider

26. August 2021

Astrophysicist Fabian Schneider, head of the junior group “Stellar Evolution Theory” (SET) at HITS, has received the Ludwig Biermann Award of …

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Exploring the evolution of stars

18. January 2021

Fabian Schneider leads the new research group “Stellar Evolution Theory” (SET) at the Heidelberg Institute for Theoretical Studies (HITS). The astrophysicist …

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ERC Starting Grant for HITS astrophysicist

7. September 2020

Fabian Schneider has been awarded about € 1.5 million for five years. He will establish his own junior research group at HITS. Astrophysicist …

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The irresistible pull – when massive stars collide

9. October 2019

All neutron stars are magnetic, but some are more magnetic than others. The latter, so-called magnetars, are the strongest magnets in …

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