Argelander-Institut für Astronomie

Prof. Dr. Peter Schneider 

Argelander-Institut für Astronomie
Auf dem Hügel 71
D-53121 Bonn / GERMANY
Phone: +49-228-73-3671
Fax: +49-228-734022

Themen fuer Diplomarbeiten / Thesis projects
Interested in studying Astronomy in Bonn? We have just introduced the Master of Science in Astrophysics

NEU: Das Lehrbuch Einführung in die extragalaktische Astronomie und Kosmologie ist erschienen
The textbook Extragalactic Astronomy and Cosmology has just been published
NEU: The four Saas Fee Lectures on Gravitational Lensing are now available and published as a book
Die Denkschrift Astronomie ist vorgestellt worden !
The Draft Report of the Dark Energy Task Force (led by Rocky Kolb) has been released
The Report of the ESA/ESO WG On Fundamental Cosmology has been released. Eine Zusammenfassung auf Deutsch ist hier.

Major Projects

The DFG Priority Programme Witnesses of Cosmic History: Formation and evolution of galaxies, black holes, and their environment
The KIlo Degree Survey will map 1500 sq.deg. of the sky, using 4200 hours with the newly built VLT Survey Telescope on Paranal
We participate in the Pan-STARRS1 survey; the shutter for this huge camera was built in Bonn
The Transregional Collaborative Research Centre TRR33 The Dark Universe has been accepted by the German Science Foundation (DFG)
ANGLES, an Astrophysics Network for Galaxy LEns Studies is funded in FP6 by the European Union

Main fields of research

Gravitational Lensing
CV and Publication List
Publications on ADS

 Lecture Course on Cosmology
 Einführung in die Extragalaktische Astronomie (in German)
 Course on Theoretical Astrophysics
 A short course on Cosmology

Local Webpages:

AIfA Home Page Astrophysik Radioastronomie Sternwarte MPIfR Lens Seminar
Universität Bonn Home Page Fachgruppe Physik-Astronomie Home Page 


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Last updated: 29.3.2006