Thomas Tauris Thomas Tauris
Department of Physics and Astronomy, Aarhus University

Guest contract: Fundamental Physics Pulsar Group
@ Max-Planck-Institute for Radio Astronomy, Bonn, Germany

Research: Compact Objects, Gravitational Waves, Binary Star Evolution, Supernovae

NOTE! From 1 February 2022 I moved permanently to: AALBORG UNIVERSITY

Contact & Office info:
  Prof. Dr. Thomas Tauris
  Dept. Materials and Production
  Skjernvej 4A, 9220 Aalborg Ø, Denmark
  Mail: tauris (at)

Teaching Fall 2019, 2020, 2021:
I gave a course at Aarhus University on Physics of Compact Objects

Tauris & van den Heuvel (2022) New textbook: Physics of Binary Star Evolution
Thomas Tauris & Ed van den Heuvel   (Princeton Uni. Press, spring 2022)

Hailiang Chen (2019-2020), Yunnan Observatories (CAS), China
Long Jiang (2020-2021), Shangqiu Normal Uni., China

Bachelor/Master/PhD projects in Aarhus: Please, contact me for further info.
Mia Tøttrup (MSc, 2021)
Hans Brüner Dein (BSc, 2021)
Malte Malmberg (BSc, 2021)
Jedrzej Artur Jawor (MSc, 2020)
Benjamin Sommer (BSc, 2019)

Recent PhD/MSc students: (only projects listed where I was main supervisor)
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 Mia Tøttrup: Galactic Distribution of sGRBs and theit Biological Impact on Earth (2021)
Master's student Jedrzej Artur Jawor: Spin Evoluiton of Magnetars (2020)
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)

Conference @ AIAS, Aarhus Uni., May 11-15, 2020: NORDIC NEUTRON STARS
Cancelled (COVID-19)

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