Previous Colloquia

Venue: Universität zu Köln, Physikalische Institute, Lecture Hall III, 4:00 pm

Sommer Term 2019

Mon 01 Apr 2019 / Koeln
Exploring the H3+ and H4+ Potential Energy Landscape by Photodissociation and Reactive Scattering (Abstract PDF)
by Xavier Urbain, Institute of Condensed Matter and Nanosciences, Université catholique de Louvain, Belgium
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Mon 29 Apr 2019 / Koeln
Cosmic Star Formation as Seen from the Milky Way (Abstract PDF)
by Jens Kauffmann, Haystack Observatory, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, MA, USA
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Mon 13 May 2019 / Koeln
Extended Townes-Dailey Analysis and Four-Fold Internal Rotation (Abstract PDF)
by Stewart Novick, Wesleyan University, Middletown, CT, USA
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Mon 27 May 2019 / Koeln
Linking the Initial Conditions of Star Formation to Galactic Environment (Abstract PDF)
by Sarah Ragan, Cardiff University, UK
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Mon 17 Jun 2019 supplementary colloquium / Koeln
Radiative Feedback and PDRs in Orion (Abstract PDF)
by Javier R. Goicoechea, Instituto de Fisica Fundamental, CSIC, Madrid, Spain
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Fri 05 Jul 2019 supplementary colloquium 2 p.m. / Koeln
The Intricate Role of Cold Gas and Dust in Galaxy Evolution at Early Cosmic Epochs
by Dominik Riechers, Department of Astronomy, Cornell University, USA
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Mon 08 Jul 2019 / Koeln
From Cosmic Web to Molecular Clouds: the Multiple Scales of Star Formation (Abstract PDF)
by Amelie Saintonge, Department of Physics and Astronomy, University College London, UK
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Winter Term 2018/19

Mon 08 Oct 2018 / Koeln
ISM Dynamics and Star Formation (Abstract PDF)
by Ralf Klessen, ITA, Universität Heidelberg, Germany
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Mon 22 Oct 2018 / Koeln
Multifractal Analysis of Herschel/Hi-GAL Observations: First Results (Abstract PDF)
by Davide Elia, Istituto di Astrofisica e Planetologia Spaziali, INAF, Roma, Italy
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Mon 05 Nov 2018 / Koeln
Models of Isotope and Spin-state Chemistry in Star-forming Clouds (Abstract PDF)
by Olli Sipilä, Max-Planck-Institut für Extraterrestrische Physik, Garching, Germany
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Mon 19 Nov 2018 / Koeln
Simulating Cosmic Ray-Driven Processes in Astrochemical Models: How and Why (Abstract PDF)
by Christopher Shingledecker, Max-Planck-Institut für Extraterrestrische Physik, Garching, Germany
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Mon 03 Dec 2018 / Koeln
Reactions of Molecules on Ice Nanoparticles: Synthesis of Complex Molecules from Simple Precursors in the Space (Abstract PDF)
by Michal Fárník, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, Prague
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Mon 17 Dec 2018 / Koeln
Following the Interstellar Gas and Ice through the Formation of Stellar Nurseries (Abstract PDF)
by Valentine Wakelam, Laboratoire d'Astrophysique de Bordeaux, Univ. Bordeaux/CNRS, France
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Mon 14 Jan 2019 / MPIfR, Bonn
Characterising the Physical Properties of the ISM from Molecular Emission (Abstract PDF)
by Pierre Gratier, Laboratoire d'Astrophysique de Bordeaux, Univ. Bordeaux/CNRS, France
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This talk is canceled.

Mon 21 Jan 2019 supplementary colloquium / Koeln
New Simulations and Observations of Highly-complex Molecules in Star-forming Regions (Abstract PDF)
by Robin Garrod, University of Virginia, USA
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Mon 28 Jan 2019 / Koeln
On the Formation of OB Stars: Clouds, Filaments, Cores, and the Role of Stellar Feedback (Abstract PDF)
by Nicolas Peretto, Cardiff University, UK
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Thu 14 Mar 2019 supplementary colloquium 11 a.m. / Koeln
IRAM Status, Developments and Plans – Breaking the Path for Modern Millimetre Astronomy
by Karl Friedrich Schuster, IRAM, Grenoble, France
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Sommer Term 2018

Mon 09 Apr 2018 / Koeln
The Manifold Roles of Cosmic Rays in Star-forming Environments (Abstract PDF)
by Marco Padovani, INAF-Osservatorio Astrofisico di Arcetri, Firenze, Italy
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Mon 23 Apr 2018 / Koeln
PGOPHER – A Program for Rotational, Vibrational and Electronic Spectra (Abstract PDF)
by Colin M. Western, School of Chemistry, University of Bristol, UK
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Tue 24 Apr 2018 supplementary colloquium / Koeln
Analysis of the Helicity Measured in Tomo-PIV Jet Experiments
by Rodion Stepanov, Institute for Continuous Media Mechanics of the Russian Academy of Sciences
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Mon 07 May 2018 / Koeln
Looking into the Origins of Molecular Deuteration with SOFIA (Abstract PDF)
by Jorma Harju, Max-Planck-Institut für extraterrestrische Physik (MPE), Garching, Germany and Department of Physics, University of Helsinki, Finland
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Mon 04 Jun 2018 / Koeln
Shocks and Turbulent Dissipation in the Interstellar Medium (Abstract PDF)
by Pierre Lesaffre, CNRS/LERMA/ENS, Paris, France
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Mon 18 Jun 2018 / Koeln
Weak Gravitational Lensing - A Tool to Study Cosmology and Galaxy Astrophysics (Abstract PDF)
by Hendrik Hildebrandt, Argelander-Institut für Astronomie, Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität Bonn, Germany
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Mon 02 Jul 2018 / Koeln
Preparation DFG Evaluation
by SFB 956 PIs, Lecture hall II

Mon 16 Jul 2018 / Koeln
The Hot Interstellar Medium (Abstract PDF)
by Manami Sasaki, Dr. Karl Remeis Observatory, ECAP, Friedrich-Alexander-Universität, Erlangen-Nürnberg, Germany
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Mon 10 Sep 2018 supplementary colloquium / Koeln
Wide Fields of View at High and Low Frequencies
by Richard Hills, University of Cambridge, UK
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Winter Term 2017/18

Mon 16 Oct 2017 / Koeln
Cations in Motion (Abstract PDF)
by Attila G. Császár, Eötvös Loránd University, Budapest, Hungary
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Thu 19 Oct 2017 supplementary colloquium 10 a.m. / Koeln
SOFIA’s Eye on the Galactic Center (Abstract PDF)
by Miguel Requena-Torres, University of Maryland, College Park, USA
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Mon 06 Nov 2017 supplementary colloquium / MPIfR, Bonn
Illuminating the Dark Universe with Fluorescent Lyman-alpha Emission (Abstract PDF)
by Sebastiano Cantalupo, ETH Zürich, Switzerland
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Mon 13 Nov 2017 / Koeln
The Role of Turbulence in Star Formation: from Dense Cores to Disk Formation (Abstract PDF)
by Jaime Pineda, Max-Planck-Institut für extraterrestrische Physik, Garching, Germany
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Mon 27 Nov 2017 / Koeln
Intriguing Extraterrestrial Tales of Molecules CH3NCO and CH2CHCN (Abstract PDF)
by Zbyszek Kisiel, Institute of Physics, Polish Academy of Science, Warszawa, Poland
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Wed 29 Nov 2017 supplementary colloquium 11 a.m. / Koeln
Dust Dynamics and Evolution in Expanding HII Regions (Abstract PDF)
by Maria Kirsanova, Institute of Astronomy, Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow
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Mon 04 Dec 2017 supplementary colloquium / Koeln
RadioAstron Maser Observations - Record of Angular Resolution (Abstract PDF)
by Andrej Sobolev, Ural Federal University, Yekaterinburg
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Mon 11 Dec 2017 / Koeln
Resolving the Physical State of Cold Gas and the Star Formation Process on Cloud-scales across the Local Galaxy Population (Abstract PDF)
by Andreas Schruba, Max-Planck-Institut für extraterrestrische Physik, Garching, Germany
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Mon 08 Jan 2018 / MPIfR, Bonn
Unraveling Interstellar Chemistry with Broadband Microwave Spectroscopy and Free-electron Lasers (Abstract PDF)
by Melanie Schnell, Deutsches Elektronen-Synchrotron (DESY), Hamburg, Germany
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Mon 22 Jan 2018 / Koeln
Dwarf Galaxies as Local Laboratories to Study the Interplay between Star Formation and Low Metallicity Environment (Abstract PDF)
by Suzanne Madden, CEA Saclay, France
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Mon 26 Feb 2018 supplementary colloquium / Koeln
Reactions of Nitrogen-containing Ions in Titan’s Atmosphere
by Wolf Dietrich Geppert, Stockholm University, Sweden
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Summer Term 2017

Mon 15 May 2017 / Koeln
Molecules in a z=0.89 Disk Galaxy toward PKS1830-211 (Abstract PDF)
by Sebastien Muller, Chalmers University of Technology, Onsala Space Observatory, Sweden
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Tue 23 May 2017 supplementary colloquium / Koeln
Evolutionary Description of Giant Molecular Cloud Mass Functions on Galactic Disks
by Masato Kobayashi, Nagoya University, Japan
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Mon 29 May 2017 / Koeln
Turbulence and HI/H2 Phase Transitions in Galactic Molecular Clouds
by Hussein Yahia, INRIA, Talence, France
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This talk is canceled.

Mon 12 Jun 2017 / Koeln
Laboratory Spectroscopy of Ions and Clusters Relevant for Astrochemistry (Abstract PDF)
by Otto Dopfer, Institut für Optik und Atomare Physik, Technische Universität Berlin, Germany
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Fri 16 Jun 2017 supplementary colloquium 11 a.m. / MPIfR, Bonn
Are Galaxies Self-centered or Social Beings? (Abstract PDF)
by David Elbaz, CEA Saclay, France
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Mon 26 Jun 2017 / Koeln
The Hunter's Slingshot: Protostellar Ejection from Filaments in Orion
by Amelia Stutz, Universidad de Concepcion, Chile
This talk is canceled.

Mon 10 Jul 2017 / Koeln
Interstellar and Interplanetary Solids - From Observations to Laboratory Simulations for Dust Models (Abstract PDF)
by Emmanuel Dartois, Institut d'Astrophysique Spatiale, Paris, France
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Tue 11 Jul 2017 supplementary colloquium / Koeln
Star Formation Towards a Few Southern Molecular Clouds Using a Multi-wavelength Approach
by Veena Vadamattom Shaji, Indian Institute of Space science and Technology, India
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Mon 24 Jul 2017 / MPIfR, Bonn
Star Formation from kpc to Hundreds of AU Scales (Abstract PDF)
by Henrik Beuther, Max-Planck-Institut für Astronomie, Heidelberg, Germany
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Winter Term 2016/17

Wed 12 Oct 2016 supplementary colloquium 10 a.m. / Koeln
Charge and Photon Dynamics in Driven Mesoscopic Systems: Devices – Detectors – Disordered Superconductors – Quantum Materials (Abstract PDF)
by Marc Peter Westig, Kavli Institute of Nanoscience, TU Delft, The Netherlands
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Mon 17 Oct 2016 / Koeln
Observing Simulations: The Effect of Spiral Arms and Galactic Shear on Molecular Clouds (Abstract PDF)
by Ana Duarte Cabral, School of Physics and Astronomy, Cardiff University, UK
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Mon 31 Oct 2016 / Koeln
Exploring the Complex Chemistry of Embedded Protostars (Abstract PDF)
by Jes Jörgensen, Centre for Star and Planet Formation, Niels Bohr Institute, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
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Mon 14 Nov 2016 / Koeln
Broadband Spectral-line Surveys: A Unique Tool to Explore Early Star Formation (Abstract PDF)
by Ana Lopez-Sepulcre, Institut de Radio Astronomie Millimetrique (IRAM), France
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Mon 21 Nov 2016 supplementary colloquium / Koeln
Molecular Cloud Structure at Galactic Scales (Abstract PDF)
by Jorge Abreu-Vicente, MPIA, Heidelberg, Germany
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Mon 28 Nov 2016 / Koeln
Sunbathing around Protostars - New Insights from the Far-Infrared Observations of Shock (Abstract PDF)
by Agata Karska, Torun Centre for Astronomy, Nicolaus Copernicus University, Torun, Poland
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Fri 02 Dec 2016 supplementary colloquium 11 a.m. / MPIfR, Bonn
Coevolution of Galaxies in Black Holes in Massive Environments (Abstract PDF)
by Alexis Finoguenov, Max-Planck-Institut für extraterrestrische Physik, Garching, Germany & University of Helsinki, Finland
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Mon 12 Dec 2016 / Koeln
Submillimeter-wave Spectroscopy of Molecules with Large Amplitude Motions of Astrophysical Interest (Abstract PDF)
by Laurent Margules, Laboratoire PhLAM UMR CNRS, Université de Lille, France
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Fri 16 Dec 2016 supplementary colloquium 9:15 a.m. / Koeln
Cold, Controlled Reactions between Molecular Ions and Radicals (Abstract PDF)
by Philipp Schmid, JILA & University of Colorado at Boulder, USA
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Mon 09 Jan 2017 / Koeln
VIALACTEA: The Milky Way as a Star Formation Engine (Abstract PDF)
by Sergio Molinari, National Institute for Astrophysics - Institute for Space Astrophysics and Planetology Rome, Italy
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Mon 23 Jan 2017 / MPIfR, Bonn
Addressing the Angular Momentum Problem During the Main Accretion Phase: Insights from Interferometric Studies of Class 0 Protostars (Abstract PDF)
by Anaëlle Maury, CEA/AIM, Université Paris-Saclay, France
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Mon 30 Jan 2017 supplementary colloquium / Koeln
Massive Star Formation - An Investigation of Orion KL with ALMA (Abstract PDF)
by Yuefang Wu, Peking University, Department of Astronomy, China
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Mon 06 Feb 2017 / Koeln
Interstellar Ice - a Hot Topic (Abstract PDF)
by Harold Linnartz, Sackler Laboratory for Astrophysics, Leiden Observatory, University of Leiden, The Netherlands
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Mon 27 Mar 2017 supplementary colloquium 3 p.m. / AIfA, Bonn
Star Formation and the Physical Conditions of the ISM Across Nearby Galaxies
by Frank Bigiel, Zentrum für Astronomie, Universität Heidelberg
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Summer Term 2016

Mon 09 May 2016 / Koeln
Star Formation - New Insights from Herschel and SCUBA2 (Abstract PDF)
by Derek Ward-Thompson, Jeremiah Horrocks Institute, University of Central Lancashire, UK
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Mon 23 May 2016 / Koeln
The Puzzle of Complex Organic Molecules in Cold Cores (Abstract PDF)
by Aurore Bacmann, Institut de Planetologie et d'Astrophysique de Grenoble (IPAG), France
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Mon 30 May 2016 / Koeln
Revolutionizing Our View of Solar System Birth and Multiple Star Formation (Abstract PDF)
by John Tobin, Leiden Observatory, The Netherlands
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Mon 06 Jun 2016 / Koeln
A Theoretical Understanding of the Central Molecular Zone: Star Formation Cycles, Instabilities, Turbulence Driving, Circumnuclear Streams and an Absolute Time Sequence of Protocluster Clouds (Abstract PDF)
by Diederik Kruijssen, ARI/ZAH, Heidelberg University, Germany
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Mon 20 Jun 2016 / Koeln
Dynamical Impact of Galactic Cosmic Rays and the Launching of Outflows (Abstract PDF)
by Philipp Girichidis, Max-Planck-Institut fuer Astrophysik, Garching, Germany
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Mon 04 Jul 2016 / Koeln
Conditions and Impact of Massive Star Formation (Abstract PDF)
by Rolf Kuiper, Institute of Astronomy and Astrophysics, University of Tübingen, Germany
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Mon 18 Jul 2016 / Koeln
The ISM and Star Formation in Nearby Galaxies (Abstract PDF)
by Frank Bigiel, ZAH/ITA, Heidelberg University, Germany
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Winter Term 2015/16

Mon 19 Oct 2015 / Koeln
Electronic Spectra of Organic Radicals and Ions of Relevance to Interstellar Space (Abstract PDF)
by John Maier, Universität Basel, Switzerland
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Mon 26 Oct 2015 supplementary colloquium 11 a.m. / AIfA, Bonn
Probing the Early Universe with Sub-millimeter Observations of Extremely Luminous QSOs (Abstract PDF)
by Amy Kimball, CSIRO Astronomy & Space Science (CASS), Sydney, Australia
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Mon 26 Oct 2015 supplementary colloquium 3 p.m. / Koeln
What can we Learn from Presolar Grains about the Age of the Universe? (Abstract PDF)
by Rene Reifarth, Goethe Universität Frankfurt, Germany
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Mon 02 Nov 2015 / Koeln
From the Spectra of Molecular Complexes and Scattering Resonances to Rate Coefficients for Astrophysical Modeling (Abstract PDF)
by Ad van der Avoird, Theoretical Chemistry, Radboud University Nijmegen, The Netherlands
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Mon 16 Nov 2015 / Koeln
Laboratory Astrophysics beyond CO (Abstract PDF)
by Thomas Giesen, Universität Kassel, Germany
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Mon 30 Nov 2015 / Koeln
A Challenging Journey in High-resolution Infrared Laboratory Spectroscopy (Abstract PDF)
by Michel Herman, Laboratoire de Chimie quantique et Photophysique, Université libre de Bruxelles, Belgium
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Fri 04 Dec 2015 supplementary colloquium 11 a.m. / MPIfR, Bonn
The HI and H2 Gas Content and Sub-mm Line Emission of Galaxies over Cosmic Time (Abstract PDF)
by Gergö Popping, ESO Garching, Germany
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Mon 14 Dec 2015 / Koeln
Inside-Out Planet Formation (Abstract PDF)
by Jonathan Tan, University of Florida, USA
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Mon 11 Jan 2016 / Koeln
Formation and Evolution of Giant Molecular Clouds: Gravity or Turbulence? (Abstract PDF)
by Mordecai-Mark Mac Low, Department of Astrophysics, American Museum of Natural History, USA and Institut für Theoretische Astrophysik, Zentrum für Astronomie der Universität Heidelberg, Germany
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Mon 25 Jan 2016 / MPIfR, Bonn
The Dance of Stars in Galactic Nuclei (Abstract PDF)
by Michela Mapelli, NAF - Osservatorio Astronomico di Padova, Italy
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Mon 22 Feb 2016 supplementary colloquium / Koeln
The Small and the Beautiful: How the Star Formation Law Affects Galactic Disk Structure (Abstract PDF)
by Wolfram Schmidt, Hamburg Observatory
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Summer Term 2015

Mon 20 Apr 2015 / Koeln
From Photochemistry to Microsolvation in Superfluid Helium Nanodroplets (Abstract PDF)
by Alkwin Slenczka, Institut für Physikalische und Theoretische Chemie, Universität Regensburg, Germany
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Mon 04 May 2015 / Koeln
Why is Star Formation Correlated with Molecular Gas? (Abstract PDF)
by Simon Glover, Zentrum für Astronomie, ITA, Universität Heidelberg, Germany
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Mon 18 May 2015 / Koeln
Cold Plasmas in Laboratory Astrochemistry: Ions and Carbonaceous Dust Analogues (Abstract PDF)
by Victor J. Herrero, Instituto de Estructura de la Materia (IEM-CSIC), Madrid, Spain
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Mon 01 Jun 2015 / Koeln
Circuit Quantum Electrodynamics of DC-driven Electrical Conductors (Abstract PDF)
by Marc Peter Westig, Service de Physique de l’Etat Condensé CNRS UMR 3680, CEA Saclay, France
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Mon 15 Jun 2015 / MPIfR, Bonn
Probing the Methanol and CO Snow Lines in the Young Protostar NGC 1333-IRAS4B (Abstract PDF)
by Sibylle Anderl, Institut de Planétologie et d'Astrophysique de Grenoble, France
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Thu 18 Jun 2015 supplementary colloquium / AIfA, Bonn
Are All Galaxies the Same? A Synchronized, Uniform Framework for Galaxy and Black Hole Evolution (Abstract PDF)
by Charles Steinhardt, Dr. Charles Steinhardt, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, USA
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Mon 29 Jun 2015 / MPIfR, Bonn
Star Cluster System Dynamics as a Probe into Star Formation (Abstract PDF)
by Geneviève Parmentier, Zentrum für Astronomie, Astronomisches Rechen-Institut, Universität Heidelberg, Germany
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Mon 13 Jul 2015 / Koeln
Deep Surveys with GISMO: Searching for Luminous Starforming Galaxies at the Highest Redshifts (Abstract PDF)
by Johannes Staguhn, Johns Hopkins University & NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center, USA
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Winter Term 2014/15

Mon 06 Oct 2014 / Koeln
Variations of Interstellar Grain Properties in Galaxies: Constraining Dust Evolution Models with Observations (Abstract PDF)
by Svitlana Zhukovska, Max-Planck-Institut für Astronomie, Heidelberg, Germany
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Mon 20 Oct 2014 / Koeln
The Galactic Centre: a Template for Understanding Star Formation in a High Pressure Environment (Abstract PDF)
by Steven Longmore, Astrophysics Research Institute, Liverpool John Moores University, UK
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Mon 03 Nov 2014 / Koeln
Recent Advances in Reactive Scattering: From Combustion Chemistry to Interstellar Chemistry (Abstract PDF)
by Piergiorgio Casavecchia, Universita' degli Studi di Perugia, Italy
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Mon 17 Nov 2014 / MPIfR, Bonn
Starbursts, Normal Galaxies and the Molecular Gas History of the Universe (Abstract PDF)
by Mark Sargent, Astronomy Centre, University of Sussex, UK
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Mon 17 Nov 2014 supplementary colloquium / Koeln
Strange Bonds and Odd Angles: Exploring the Fascinating World of High-energy Isomers using Rotational Spectroscopy (Abstract PDF)
by Michael C. McCarthy, Atomic & Molecular Physics Division, Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics, USA
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Mon 01 Dec 2014 / MPIfR, Bonn
Astrochemistry and Star Formation (Abstract PDF)
by Jérôme Pety, IRAM & Obs. de Paris, France
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Mon 08 Dec 2014 supplementary colloquium / MPIfR, Bonn
Oceans of Data and Rosetta Stones: Understanding How the First Galaxies Formed (Abstract PDF)
by Peter L. Capak, California Institute of Technology / IPAC, USA
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Mon 15 Dec 2014 / Koeln
Deuterium Fractionation in Different Star-formation Environments (Abstract PDF)
by Francesco Fontani, Osservatorio Astrofisico di Arcetri, Firenze, Italy
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Mon 12 Jan 2015 / Koeln
Search for Water and Ice in Planet-forming Disks (Abstract PDF)
by Michiel Hogerheijde, Leiden Observatory, The Netherlands
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Mon 26 Jan 2015 / Koeln
How to catch Cosmic Rays and Violent Protostellar Wind Sources by observing Molecules (Abstract PDF)
by Cecilia Ceccarelli, Institute de Planétologie et d'Astrophysique de Grenoble, France
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Summer Term 2014

Mon 07 Apr 2014 / Koeln
Feeding and Feedback in Seyfert Galaxies: The Case of NGC1068
by Santiago Garcia-Burillo, OAN, Madrid, Spain
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Mon 05 May 2014 / Koeln
Impact of Star Formation on Dusty and Magnetized ISM in Nearby Galaxies (Abstract PDF)
by Fatemeh Tabatabaei, Max-Planck-Institut für Astronomie, Heidelberg, Germany
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Mon 19 May 2014 / Koeln
Recent Advances in Uniform Supersonic Flows, Gas Phase Reaction Kinetics Applications (Abstract PDF)
by André Canosa, Université de Rennes 1, France
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Mon 02 Jun 2014 / Koeln
The Birth of Early-type Stars: Recent Results and Expectations (Abstract PDF)
by Riccardo Cesaroni, INAF - Osservatorio Astrofisico di Arcetri, Firenze, Italy
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Mon 30 Jun 2014 / Koeln
Mapping the Frozen Void: What can ice tell us about star-formation? (Abstract PDF)
by Helen Fraser, The Open University, Astronomy Division, UK
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Tue 01 Jul 2014 supplementary colloquium
What We Learned from Surveying the Galaxy in [CII] with Herschel HIFI (Abstract PDF)
by Jorge L. Pineda, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of Technology, USA
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Tue 26 Aug 2014 supplementary colloquium / Koeln
Microwave Spectroscopy of Small Organic Molecules of Astronomical Interest (Abstract PDF)
by Kaori Kobayashi, Department of Physics, University of Toyama, Japan
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Winter Term 2013/14

Mon 14 Oct 2013 / Koeln
Science with ALMA: The Cool Side of the Universe (Abstract PDF)
by Leonardo Testi, European Southern Observatory, Garching
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Mon 28 Oct 2013 / Koeln
From Stellar Surfaces to Mass Loss with High Angular Resolution Optical-IR Instruments (Abstract PDF)
by Guy Perrin, Observatoire de Paris / LESIA
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Mon 25 Nov 2013 / Koeln
Linear Vibrational Spectroscopy of Supersonically Cooled Molecules and their Aggregation (Abstract PDF)
by Martin Suhm, Institut für Physikalische Chemie, Georg-August-Universität Göttingen
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Mon 02 Dec 2013 / Koeln
The ALMA View of One of the Nearest Starburst Galaxies (Abstract PDF)
by Alberto D. Bolatto, Department of Astronomy and Joint Space Institute, University of Maryland, Visiting Humboldt Fellow at MPIA, Heidelberg
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Mon 09 Dec 2013 / Koeln
MHD Turbulence within Interstellar Molecular Clouds (Abstract PDF)
by Mark Heyer, Department of Astronomy, University of Massachusetts, Amherst
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Tue 10 Dec 2013 supplementary colloquium / Koeln
Multiwavelength Studies of Active Galaxies (Abstract PDF)
by Areg Mickaelian, Byurakan Astrophysical Observatory (BAO)
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Mon 20 Jan 2014 / Koeln
Star Formation, Molecular Gas Fractions and Gas Dynamics in High-redshift Galaxies (Abstract PDF)
by Linda Tacconi, Max Planck Institute for Extraterrestrial Physics, Garching
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Wed 29 Jan 2014 supplementary colloquium / Koeln
Sculpting the Galactic Center
by Pau Amaro Seoane, Max-Planck Institute for Gravitational Physics, Potsdam
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Mon 03 Feb 2014 / Koeln
The Multiple Personalities of Cosmic Dust (Abstract PDF)
by Stephanie Cazaux, Kapteyn Astronomical Institute, Rijksuniversiteit Groningen

Summer Term 2013

Mon 08 Apr 2013
The Horsehead's Mane: A Striking Molecular Reservoir (Abstract PDF)
by Evelyne Roueff, Observatoire de Paris
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SFB 956 presentation: Ion-molecule Reactions at Low Temperature: N+ + H2 by Oskar Asvany (Abstract PDF)

Mon 22 Apr 2013 / MPIfR, Bonn
Observing Low Mass Star Formation in High Mass Star Forming Regions: Assessing the Role of Environment in the Birth of Stars and Planets | VENUE MPIfR (Abstract PDF)
by Tom Megeath, University of Toledo, Ohio, USA
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SFB 956 presentation: Complex Organic Molecules in the Interstellar Medium: Pushing the Limits with Millimeter-wavelength Spectroscopy by Arnaud Belloche (Abstract PDF)

Tue 23 Apr 2013 supplementary colloquium / Koeln
The Herschel View of Orion: Reactive Ions and Beyond (Abstract PDF)
by Zsofia Nagy, Kapteyn Institute Groningen
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Mon 06 May 2013
Chemical Enrichment of the ISM Through the Mass Loss of Evolved Stars (Abstract PDF)
by Leen Decin, University of Leuven
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Mon 03 Jun 2013
Comet Chemistry (Abstract PDF)
by Dominique Bockelée-Morvan, LESIA, Observatoire de Paris
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Mon 17 Jun 2013
Chemistry and Spectroscopy in Warm Molecular Clouds
by José Cernicharo, CAB. CSIC-INTA, Madrid

Mon 15 Jul 2013
Astrochemistry in the Lab: Low-Temperature Chemistry in Merged Neutral Beams (Abstract PDF)
by Andreas Osterwalder, EPFL-SB-ISIC, Lausanne

Winter Term 2012/13

Mon 08 Oct 2012
Molecules and Chemistry as Tracers of Galaxy Evolution
by Susanne Aalto, Onsala Observatory, Sweden

Mon 22 Oct 2012
Laboratory Spectroscopy and Astronomical Observations in Search for a Drifting Proton-Electron Mass Ratio (Abstract PDF)
by Wim Ubachs, Institute for Lasers Life & Biophotonics, VU University, Amsterdam, Nederland
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SFB 956 presentation: Nonequilibrium in Superconducting Terahertz Detectors by Marc Westig

Mon 05 Nov 2012
Graphite and Graphene, Low Temperature Catalysts Producing Weakly Excited H2 Molecules (Abstract PDF)
by Wilhelm Brenig, Physik Department, Technische Universität München, Germany
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Mon 19 Nov 2012
Water in Protoplanetary Disks: Steambath and/or Dry Desert? (Abstract PDF)
by Inga Kamp, Kapteyn Institute, Groningen, The Netherlands
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Mon 03 Dec 2012
Shadows, Gaps, and Ring-like Structures in Proto-planetary Disks (Abstract PDF)
by Ralf Siebenmorgen, ESO Headquarters Garching, Germany
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SFB 956 presentation: Sunblock Extreme - Astrophysics and Astrochemistry in Photo-dissociation Regions by Markus Röllig (Abstract PDF)

Mon 10 Dec 2012 supplementary colloquium
Crosscorrelation Statistics and Modelling the Spectral Properties of ISM (Abstract PDF)
by Stepanov Rodion, Institute of Continuous Media Mechanics, Perm, Russia
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Mon 17 Dec 2012
Liquid Microjet Synchrotron Radiation Photoelectron Spectroscopy of Chemical State Change in Aqueous Solutions (Abstract PDF)
by Manfred Faubel, Max-Planck-Institute for Dynamics and Self-Organization, Göttingen, Germany
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SFB 956 presentation: Dark Molecular Gas and the formation of Molecular Clouds in the Milky Way and the Nearby Galaxy M33 by Christian Glück (Abstract PDF)

Mon 14 Jan 2013
Comparing Theory to Observations during the Early Stages of Star Formation (Abstract PDF)
by Rowan Smith, Institute for Theoretical Astrophysics, Universität Heidelberg, Germany
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SFB 956 presentation: Chemical Evolution in Hot Molecular Cores by Rumpa Choudhury (Abstract PDF)

Wed 30 Jan 2013 supplementary colloquium
ALMA in the Final Straight of Construction (Abstract PDF)
by David Rabanus, ESO/ALMA, Chile


02.07.2012 (supplementary colloquium)
Principal Component Analysis for Chemistry Simulations (Abstract PDF)
by Erik Bertram, Institute for Theoretical Astrophysics, Heidelberg, Germany

Structures in the Interstellar Medium: Filaments, Pillars, and Globules (Abstract PDF)
by Nicola Schneider
CEA Saclay,  Observatoire de Bordeaux, France

18.06. 2012 (supplementary colloquium)
A Statistical Approach to Derive Mass Functions of Condensations (clumps and cores) in Molecular Clouds (Abstract PDF)
by Todor Veltchev, Sofia University, Bulgaria

Peering in to the Dark: Probing the Initial Conditions for the Formation of Stellar Clusters and Massive Stars (Abstract PDF)
by Gary Fuller
Jodrell Bank Centre for Astrophysics & University of Manchester, UK

The Physics and Chemistry of Star Formation as Revealed by HIFI Observations (Abstract PDF)
by Floris van der Tak
Netherlands Institute of Space Research (SRON), Groningen, The Netherlands

Peculiar Star Forming Regions (Abstract PDF)
by Maite Beltran
INAF-Osservatorio Astrofisico di Arcetri, Florence, Italy

Global Spectroscopy of Small Molecules (Abstract PDF)
by Oleg L. Polyansky
Microwave Spectroscopy Lab, Institute of Applied Physics, Russian Academy of Science, Russia

01.03.2012 (supplementary colloquium)
The Dusty Heart of Active Galaxies - Dissecting the Torus with IR Observations (Abstract PDF)
by Sebastian F. Hönig, University of California Santa Barbara, Department of Physics, USA



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