Research Areas

Research in the Computational Astrophysics Group (CAST) at the University Observatory Munich ranges from the theoretical investigation of star formation on tiny scales to large structures on cosmological scales. 

From Gas to Stars - fragmentation of the interstellar medium
Interstellar Medium, Molecular Clouds, Turbulence, Filaments, Core Formation, Chemistry
Stefan Heigl

The Internal Structure and Dynamics of Galaxies from High- to Low-Redshift 

High-Resolution Simulations, Gravitational Instability, Star Formation, Origin of Turbulence,
Mock Observations, Code Development

Manuel Behrendt

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