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Theory and Observations of Stars


HABITABLE Game testing with students from Hebel-Gymnasium Schwetzingen at HITS

16. October 2023

On Thursday, 12 October 2023, HITS welcomed a school class from the Hebel-Gymnasium Schwetzingen at Studio Villa Bosch. The occasion was one of …

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Oscillating stars and inner secrets

10. October 2023

HITS Group Leader Saskia Hekker (TOS) was invited as an expert to participate in the “AstroGeo Podcast”, hosted by science journalists …

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Klaus Tschira Guest Professors at HITS

29. September 2022

The Klaus Tschira Guest Professorship Program has started this year. It aims to reach internationally renowned scientists for sabbaticals or extended …

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Jupiter – a heavy metal planet?

13. June 2022

An international team of astronomers, among Michaël Bazot from the “Theory and Observations of Stars” (TOS) group at HITS, has …

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Radicals in collagen and the sound of the stars: ERC Consolidator Grants for two HITS researchers

9. December 2020

The biophysicist Frauke Gräter and the astrophysicist Saskia Hekker have won ERC Consolidator Grants awarded by the European Research Council (…

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Uncovering the structure of stars

1. September 2020

Astrophysicist Saskia Hekker is the leader of the new research group “Theory and Observations of Stars” at HITS and professor in …

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