Tracing the origin of disc galaxies at HdA

HdA's newly-formed concrete spiral galaxy venue for conference on how spiral galaxies form

January 10, 2012

From May 14 to 18 this year, the Haus der Astronomie will be the venue for a highly appropriate workshop: Under the title "Disc Galaxy Formation in a cosmological context", up to 80 astronomers and astrophysicist will meet in our newly-completed galaxy-shaped building to find out how nature builds the original: spiral galaxies in the wild.

The workshop is organized by Andrea Macciò of the Max Planck Institute for Astronomy and Volker Springel of the Heidelberg Institute for Theoretical Studies. Participation is by invitation only. Further information can be found on the conference website:

Contact information:

Andrea Macciò
Max Planck Institute for Astronomy
Phone: +49 6221 528 416

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