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Biermann Award goes to Cecilia Scannapieco

Biermann Award goes to Cecilia Scannapieco

by Kerstin Mork last modified Sep 10, 2015 09:48 AM

25 September 2012. Cecilia Scannapieco, currently working at the Leibniz Institute for Astrophysics Potsdam (AIP), is awarded with the Ludwig Biermann Award of the Astronomische Gesellschaft (AG). The award ceremony takes place in Hamburg on September 25, 2012.

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Minor planet renamed after scientist from Potsdam

Minor planet renamed after scientist from Potsdam

by Kerstin Mork last modified Apr 01, 2015 04:07 PM

13 September 2012. The Committee on Small Body Nomenclature of the International Astronomical Union (IAU) has decided that the main-belt Asteroid 278513 is from now on called "Schwope".

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Thinkshop on Integral Field Spectroscopy

Thinkshop on Integral Field Spectroscopy

by Kerstin Mork last modified Apr 08, 2015 11:22 AM

10 September 2012. About one hundred scientists from all over the world participate in the 9th Thinkshop of the AIP: "Galaxy surveys using Integral Field Spectroscopy; achievements and opportunities".

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Karl Schwarzschild Fellowship 2012 goes to Dr. Federico Spada

Karl Schwarzschild Fellowship 2012 goes to Dr. Federico Spada

by Kerstin Mork last modified Oct 26, 2012 02:57 PM

3 September 2012. Dr. Federico Spada is awarded with the Karl Schwarzschild Fellowship 2012. Spada attended the University of Catania, Italy, and got his Master in Physics 2006 for his dissertation about "Galactic dynamo and radio emission polarisation" before receiving 2010 his PhD for his thesis "Rotational history of solar-like stars and angular momentum transport in radiative interiors". He then left for the Institute for Biospheric Studies at Yale University, where he worked with Sabatino Sofia at the Astronomy Departement.

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Technology Transfer in Spectroscopy  (GERMAN)

Technology Transfer in Spectroscopy (GERMAN)

by Kerstin Mork last modified Apr 08, 2015 11:23 AM

9 July 2012. Start-up management seminar: final results presentation

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John von Neumann Excellence Project 2012: The Small Scale Structure of the Universe

John von Neumann Excellence Project 2012: The Small Scale Structure of the Universe

by Gabriele Schoenherr last modified Jul 13, 2012 10:42 AM

1 June 2012. The proposal "The Small Scale Structure of the Universe" for Supercomputer Time by Stefan Gottlöber from AIP was now highlighted as Excellence Project 2012 by the John von Neumann Institute for Computing. The proposal is part of the CLUES - Constrained Local UniversE Simulations - project.

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Publication Award for Meetu Verma

Publication Award for Meetu Verma

by Kerstin Mork last modified Jan 16, 2013 02:37 PM

9 May 2012. Meetu Verma is honored with the Publication Award for young scientists awarded on 10 May 2012 by the 16th Leibniz Kolleg Potsdam. She earned it for three publications about velocity fields on the surface of the sun, which were published in the referred journals Astronomy & Astrophysics and Astronomical Notes.

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AIP is Potsdam's filming location of the month [German]

AIP is Potsdam's filming location of the month [German]

by Kerstin Mork last modified Apr 08, 2015 11:24 AM

1 December 2011. Potsdam has announced the AIP as filming location of the month December during the Potsdam Year of the Film 2011. In 1930, parts of the movie "Stürme über dem Montblanc" (Stormy Montblanc) were filmed at AIP.

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Galaxies light up at Art Basel Miami Beach

Galaxies light up at Art Basel Miami Beach

by Kerstin Mork last modified Oct 26, 2012 02:52 PM

1 December 2011. On 30 November 2011 the light installation “eL” lighted up for the first time at the Art Basel Miami Beach. The 2.7 meter high chandelier was developed and realised by a cooperation of Astrophysicist Noam Libeskind, his father, American architect Daniel Libeskind and Zumtobel, an international supplier of integral lighting solutions.

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Young Scientist Prize for Mary Williams

Young Scientist Prize for Mary Williams

by Kerstin Mork last modified Jan 16, 2013 02:11 PM

25 October 2011. Mary Williams, a scientist at AIP, has been awarded the science and engineering Brandenburg Young Scientist Prize for her discovery and research of a new stream of stars in our galaxy, the Milky Way called the “Aquarius Stream”. The post-doctoral prize comes with a cash award of 20,000 euro.

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Architectural Award for Leibnizhaus (in German!)

Architectural Award for Leibnizhaus (in German!)

by Kerstin Mork last modified Nov 15, 2012 03:53 PM

Am 19.10.2011 ist das Leibnizhaus des Leibniz-Instituts für Astrophysik Potsdam (AIP) in Potsdam-Babelsberg mit dem zum sechsten Mal vergebenen Brandenburgischen Baukulturpreis 2011 ausgezeichnet worden.

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Galactic Archaeology with SEGUE

Galactic Archaeology with SEGUE

by mkoeppen last modified Apr 08, 2015 11:24 AM

6 - 8 July 2011, Workshop at AIP

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Astronomical skills for engineers

Astronomical skills for engineers

by mkoeppen last modified Apr 08, 2015 11:26 AM

23 June 2011 - 40 young researches visited summer school at AIP

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The Astrophysical Institute Potsdam now is the Leibniz Institute for Astrophysics Potsdam (in German)

The Astrophysical Institute Potsdam now is the Leibniz Institute for Astrophysics Potsdam (in German)

by mkoeppen last modified Apr 08, 2015 11:31 AM

15 April 2011. Today, the Astrophysical Institute Potsdam officially announced its new name during a ceremonial act with invited guests and staff .

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Glass fibers as measuring instruments (in German)

Glass fibers as measuring instruments (in German)

by mkoeppen last modified Apr 08, 2015 11:33 AM

14 April 2011. innoFSPEC Potsdam – centre of innovation competence innoFSPEC receives "Location 2011 in the Country of Ideas" award. The ceremonial act, which is coupled to a public event, took place at AIP during the "Girls’ Day 2011".

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