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Library of galaxy histories reconstructed from motions of stars

04 01 2018

The CALIFA survey allows to map the orbits of the stars of a sample of 300 galaxies, a fundamental information to know …

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Neutron Stars on the Brink of Collapse

04 12 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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Noisy cell membranes

25 10 2017

Rapid information transfer is vital for the inner workings of body tissues. With computer simulations, researchers from Colombia and Germany found …

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The science of forecasting: Models and data instead of crystal balls

06 10 2017

“Summer School” in Heidelberg in the framework of the “ScienceFore” Project, led by Tilmann Gneiting (HITS). The project is funded by …

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SDBV Research: Operation Explorer

19 06 2017

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Protected: Chaotically Magnetized Cloud Is No Place to Build a Star, or Is It?

14 06 2017

U.S. astronomers and astrophysicists found that stars can emerge from a wider range of conditions as previously thought. For their …

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“Auriga” project helps uncover the history of galaxies

07 06 2017

A research team led by HITS scientist Robert Grand ran 36 simulations of Milky Ways on German supercomputers, for the first time …

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Young Researcher´s award goes to HITS doctoral student

17 05 2017

Mehmet Ali Öztürk, PhD student at HITS and at the Hartmut Hoffmann-Berling International Graduate School of Molecular and Cellular Biology (…

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Nacre in the supercomputer

02 05 2017

HITSter Frauke Gräter wins the 2nd PRACE Ada Lovelace Award for HPC Serge Bogaerts, Managing Director of PRACE aisbl is …

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The Forecaster’s Dilemma: Evaluating forecasts of extreme events

10 04 2017

Accurate predictions of extreme events do not necessarily indicate the scientific superiority of the forecaster or the forecast method from which …

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