ERC Starting grant for our group

Very pleased to announce that our research on binary stars and transients was awarded ERC Starting grant with project Cat-In-hAT: Catastrophic Interactions of Binary Stars and the Associated Transients.

Starting in Fall, we will be looking for postdocs and PhD student in the general areas of computational astrophysics, numerical modeling, (magneto)hydrodynamics, radiation transport etc. Stay tuned for more information.

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Talk on supernova cosmology

Tomás Müller from University of Southampton gave a talk on “Type Ia Supernova Cosmology: infrared light as a new window” during our regular science coffee time slot.

EWASS 2018 in Liverpool

Spending this week at EWASS 2018 in Liverpool listening to talks on supernovae, hypernovae, GRB, and novae. EWASS is followed by weekend workshop on recurrent novae.