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Lodewijk Woltjer Lecture Award voor Ewine van Dishoeck
De Lodewijk Woltjer Lecture Award 2015 is toegekend aan prof.dr. E.F. van Dishoeck. De Award wordt uitgereikt aan wetenschappers die een uitzonderlijke prestatie op hun vakgebied hebben geleverd. Lees meer
Publ. 2015-03-26 17:37:40
Oort Lecture 2015
Cosmic origins: everything from nothing is the title of this years Oort lecture by Prof. Carlos Frenk. He s one of the originators of the Cold Dark Matter theory for the origin of galaxies and cosmic structures in the Universe. He has done pioneering work on the development of large computer simulations recreating the growth and evolution of cosmic structures. Read more
Publ. 2015-03-20 15:47:14
Cloudy Eclipse still popular
Although the skies were very cloudy a large crowd of interested people visited the Old Observatory to experience the Solar Eclipse from a historic place and in the presence of friendly astronomers explaining the phenomena. Some pictures Lees meer
Publ. 2015-03-20 14:02:36
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20 Mar nIFTy galaxy cluster simulations I: dark matter & non-radiative models
Federico Sembolini, Gustavo Yepes, Frazer R. Pearce, Alexander Knebe, Scott T. Kay, Chris Power, Weiguang Cui, Alexander M. Beck, Stefano Borgani, Claudio Dalla Vecchia, Romeel Davé, Pascal Jahan Elahi, Sean February, Shuiyao Huang, Alex Hobbs, Neal Katz, Erwin Lau, Ian G. McCarthy, Giuseppe Murante, Daisuke Nagai, Kaylea Nelson, Richard D. A. Newton, Ewald Puchwein, Justin I. Read, Alexandro Saro, Joop Schaye, Robert J. Thacker

18 Mar The distribution of neutral hydrogen around high-redshift galaxies and quasars in the EAGLE simulation
Alireza Rahmati, Joop Schaye, Richard G. Bower, Robert A. Crain, Michelle Furlong, Matthieu Schaller, Tom Theuns

18 Mar The Absence of an Environmental Dependence in the Mass-Metallicity Relation at z=2
Glenn G. Kacprzak, Tiantian Yuan, Themiya Nanayakkara, Chiaki Kobayashi, Kim-Vy H. Tran, Lisa J. Kewley, Karl Glazebrook, Lee Spitler, Philip Taylor, Michael Cowley, Ivo Labbé, Caroline Straatman, Adam Tomczak

17 Mar A Sub-arcsecond Survey Toward Class 0 Protostars in Perseus: Searching for Signatures of Protostellar Disks
John J. Tobin, Leslie W. Looney, David J. Wilner, Woojin Kwon, Claire J. Chandler, Tyler L. Bourke, Laurent Loinard, Hsin-Fang Chiang, Scott Schnee, Xuepeng Chen

17 Mar An Ammonia Spectral Map of the L1495-B218 Filaments in the Taurus Molecular Cloud : I. Physical Properties of Filaments and Dense cores
Young Min Seo, Yancy L. Shirley, Paul Goldsmith, Derek Ward-Thompson, Jason M. Kirk, Markus Schmalzl, Jeong-Eun Lee, Rachel Friesen, Glen Langston, Joe Masters, Robert W. Garwood