UZH Center for Theoretical Astrophysics and Cosmology


Center for Theoretical Astrophysics and Cosmology
Institute for Computational Science
University of Zurich
Winterthurerstrasse 190
8057 Zurich

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Theoretical Astrophysics Seminar

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Institute for Computational Science

University of Zurich



February 2018

A Conversation with Democritus | Ben Moore | TEDxZurich

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November 2017

A “cosmic snake” reveals the structure of remote galaxies

Two close stellar clumps could not be distinguished without a very high resolution (picture on the left). (Image: UZH)
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July 2017

Two of the ICS PhD students were accepted to participate in the Zürich Hackathon, taking place in September 2017. Congratulations to Maria Han Veiga and Aleksandra Sokolowska!

June 2017

Ground-breaking simulation for researching the “dark” cosmos

Euclid Flagship
Image copyright J. Stadel 2017

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Upcoming Events

Expedition Sonnensystem with Prof. em. Dr. h.c. Claude Nicollier at ETH focusTerra, Tuesday, 27 March, 2018.

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Past Events

Workshop on Giant Planets, University of Zürich, 8-10, 2018.

Workshop on Water and Planet Formation, University of Zürich, 12 - 16 February, 2018.

Thin, Thick and Dark Disks, Ascona, Switzerland,
23 - 28 July 2017.

Disk Instabilities across cosmic scales, Sexten, Italy, 17- 23 July 2017.

Practitioners' workshop on relativistic effect in large scale structure, University of Zürich, 5 - 7 July 2017.

Carving through the Codes: Challenges in Computational Astrophysics, Davos, Switzerland, 12-17 February, 2017.

Mini Symposium
Theoretical Astrophysics & Cosmology
3 - 4 Feb 2015.

Good Sense and Dominant Ideology in Galaxy and Planet Formation and Evolution, Ascona, Switzerland, 6 - 11 July 2014.

Exascale Computing in Astrophysics , Ascona, Switzerland, 8 - 13 September 2013.

Perturbative approaches to redshift space distortions, Zurich, Switzerland, 11 - 13 July 2012.

LSS13, Ascona, Switzerland, 30 June - July 5 July 2013.