Thomas Tauris Thomas Tauris
Aarhus Institute of Advanced Studies (AIAS), Aarhus University
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 Evolution, Supernovae

Contact & Office info:
  Prof. Dr. Thomas Tauris
  Aarhus Institute of Advanced Studies (AIAS)
  Dept. Physics and Astronomy, Aarhus University
  Ny Munkegade 120, 8000 Aarhus, Denmark
  Office: 1520-623
  Phone: +45 87155639

Mail: tauris (at)

1st Meeting on Gravitational Wave Science in Denmark
Jan 30, 2019

New Bachelor/Master/PhD projects in Aarhus: Please, contact me for further info.

Recent PhD/MSc students:
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)

Teaching Fall 2018:
I give a few lectures (binaries; compact objects) as part of the course:
Advanced Stellar Evolution

Other courses taught:
Physics of Compact Objects (2001, 2002, 2007, 2009, 2013-2017)
Special Relativity (TP-L) (2013-2016)
Astro Seminar (2016-2017)

Astronomy picture of the day
Last Modified: 2018/10/08