The Many Facets of Astrophysics - Photons, Particles, and Spacetime

Annual Meeting of the German Astronomical Society, 12. - 16. September 2016, Ruhr-Universität Bochum, Germany
Jointly Organized with the Nederlandse Astronomenclub

Jahrestagung der Astronomischen Gesellschaft, 12. - 16. September 2016, Ruhr-Universität Bochum, Deutschland


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The award ceremonies will take place on Tuesday, 13. September 2016, from 9:00 till 12:00 in the Audimax.

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Press Releases

9. September 2016: Pressemitteilung von AG, RUB und AIRUB zur Konferenz
1. July 2016: Michael Geffert erhält den Hans-Ludwig-Neumann Preis der Astronomischen Gesellschaft
1. July 2016: Nicole Reindl awarded with the Doctoral Thesis Prize 2016 of the German Astronomical Society (AG)
30. June 2016: Ludwig Biermann-Prize of the Astronomical Society (AG) for Karin Lind
28. June 2016: German Astronomical Society (AG) awards Robert Williams the Karl Schwarzschild Medal
28. June 2016: Astronomische Gesellschaft gibt Preisträger 2016 bekannt