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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Institute for Computational Science

University of Zurich



June 2018

Euclid STAR Prize 2018 Team Award

FLAGSHIP TEAMIn a massive coordinated effort, a team of scientists of the Euclid project have worked together over the last year to develop the largest simulated galaxy catalogue ever produced, the so-called “Euclid Flagship” mock galaxy catalogue.


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)
>>Read the press release here

Upcoming Events

2nd Annual CSZ / ICS PhD Retreat
10-11 September, 2018

ICS Calendar

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.