Note: starting new position at Aarhus University from Sept.1 2018

Thomas Tauris Thomas Tauris
Astronomical Institute, University of Bonn
@ Stellar Physics Group

Max-Planck-Institute for Radio Astronomy
@ Fundamental Physics Pulsar Group

Honorary Professor, theoretical astrophysics @ Aarhus University

Research: Compact stars, binary evolution, pulsars, SNe, gravitational waves

Contact & Office info:
  Prof. Dr. Thomas Tauris
  Argelander Institut für Astronomie, Universität Bonn
  Auf dem Hügel 71, 53121 Bonn, Germany
  Room: 3.015
  Phone: +49 (0)228-73-3660

Mail: tauris (at) / tauris (at)

December 11+12, 2017 (click on weblink above)

Students and ongoing projects:
PhD student Matthias Kruckow: Merging Neutron Stars and Black Holes (2013-2018)
PhD student Alina Istrate: Formation of Low-Mass He WDs from LMXBs (2012-2016)
Master's student Herbert Hauck: Isolated Black Holes Accreting from the ISM (2018)
Master's student Christoph Schürmann: Spin Evolution of Recycled Pulsars (2018)
Master's student Devina Misra: Formation of Ultra-Luminous X-ray Binaries (2018)
Master's student Rahul Sengar: Evolution of Ultra-Compact X-ray Binaries (2017)
Master's student Marilyn Cruces: Magnetic Fields of Milliosecond Pulsars (2016)
Master's student Lars Grygosch: Detection of Isolated Black Holes using eROSITA (2015)
New Bachelor/Master projects (Please, contact me for further info)

Teaching Summer Term 2013-2017: I teach a course on the Physics of Compact Objects
Teaching Winter Term 2013-2017: I teach a subcourse on Special Relativity (TP-L)
Teaching Summer/Winter Term 2017-2018: I organize the MSc seminars AstroSem

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