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Heidelberg Joint Astronomical Colloquium

The Heidelberg Joint Astronomical Colloquium takes place on Tuesdays at 17:15 in the large auditorium of the Physikalisches Institut at Philosophenweg 12. The colloquium is organized jointly by the six astronomical institutes in Heidelberg, namely Astronomisches Rechen-Institut (ARI), Institut für theoretische Astrophysik (ITA), Landessternwarte (LSW), Max-Planck Institute für Astronomie (MPIA), Max-Planck Institut für Kernphysik (MPI-K), and the Heidelberg Institute for Theoretical Studies (HITS).

Program of the winter term 2011/12:

Date Speaker Affiliation Title Host
18 Oct 2011 Stefan Wagner ZAH/LSW Very High Energy Astrophysics (abstract, slides, podcast) -
25 Oct 2011 Naoki Yoshida IPMU, University of Tokyo Simulating the Structure Formation in the Universe at Low and High Redshifts (abstract, slides, podcast) Klessen/ITA
8 Nov 2011 Ian Bonnell University of St. Andrews Star Formation and Feedback in Spiral Galaxies (abstract, podcast) Clark/ITA
15 Nov 2011 Susanne Pfalzner MPI Bonn The Birth Environment of our Solar System (abstract, slides, podcast) Olczak/ARI
22 Nov 2011 Gerda Horneck DLR Köln From Habitability to the Origin and Evolution of Life (abstract, slides, podcast) Ludwig/LSW
29 Nov 2011 Norbert Langer University of Bonn Pre-Supernova Evolution of Massive Stars (abstract, slides, podcast) Jordan/ARI
6 Dec 2011 Matthias Bartelmann ZAH/ITA From Shape Measurement to Cluster Reconstruction: Some New Methods in Gravitational Lensing (abstract, podcast) -
13 Dec 2011 Thomas Henning MPIA The Laboratory Astrophysics of Cosmic Dust (abstract, slides, podcast) -
20 Dec 2011 Mike Edmunds Cardiff University The Antikythera Mechanism (abstract, podcast) Schmidt/ARI
10 Jan 2012 Joop Schaye Leiden Observatory Gas around Galaxies (abstract, slides, podcast) Hennawi/MPIA, Springel/HITS
17 Jan 2012 Claude Nicollier Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne Servicing the Hubble Space Telescope: An Astronaut's Story (abstract, slides, podcast) Pasquali/ARI
24 Jan 2012 Oskar v. d. Lühe Kiepenheuer Institute, Freiburg Solar Observations with GREGOR (abstract, slides, podcast) Ludwig/LSW
31 Jan 2012 Melvyn Davies Lund Observatory The Dynamical Evolution of Exoplanet Systems (abstract, slides, podcast) Dullemond/ITA

Summer term 2011
Winter term 2010/11
Summer term 2010
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