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German Astronomical Society welcomes new president and board members

German Astronomical Society welcomes new president and board members

At the virtual annual meeting of the German Astronomical Society (AG) 2020, the general assembly elected its former vice president Prof. Dr. Michael Kramer as its new president and Prof. Dr. Stefanie Walch-Gassner as its new vice president. Prof. Dr. Jörn Wilms completes the new board as counsellor.

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Nobel Prize for Black Hole Research

Nobel Prize for Black Hole Research

The Astronomical Society congratulates its member Reinhard Genzel together with Roger Penrose and Andrea Ghez on the Nobel Prize for Physics 2020.

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Ludwig Biermann Award 2020

Ludwig Biermann Award 2020

Paola Pinilla is being honoured with the 2020 Ludwig Biermann Award for her contributions to the understanding of the evolution of small solid particles in gas disks around young stars.

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Karl Schwarzschild Medal 2020

Karl Schwarzschild Medal 2020

The most prestigious prize in Germany in the field of astronomy and astrophysics, the Karl Schwarzschild Medal, is awarded to Friedrich-Karl Thielemann in honour of his research on the boundary of nuclear physics and astrophysics.

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Doctoral Thesis Prize 2020

Doctoral Thesis Prize 2020

Anna-Christina Eilers is awarded the 2020 Doctoral Thesis Prize for her studies on quasars in the early Universe and the dynamics of the Milky Way.

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Astrophysical Software Award 2020

Astrophysical Software Award 2020

Til Birnstiel received the 2020 Astrophysical Software Award for the software he developed for modelling the temporal and spatial evolution of dust in protoplanetary disks.

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