Solar and Stellar Interiors

Useful links

Living in Göttingen

Max Planck Institute for Solar System Research International Office
Joining the 'Solar and Stellar Interiors' department
University of Goettingen Guide for International Researchers
FIZ - University of Goettingen fitness centre

Lecture notes & Manuals

Lecture Notes on Stellar Oscillations (Christensen-Dalsgaard)
Local helioseismology, Living Reviews of Solar Physics (Gizon & Birch)
Essential Magnetohydrodynamics for Astrophysics (Spruit)
IMPRS Solar System Science Lecture notes
Handbook of Mathematical Functions
General Theory of Elastic Wave Scattering (Snieder)
How to write a clear and engaging paper (Sage); How to write an Abstract (Landes); Scrutiny of the Introduction(Claerbout)
Good and bad scientific practice (Sigmund)


Kepler, CoRot, SONG, German Data Centre for SDO , SDO/HMI, SOHO/MDI, GONG

Publication databases

 SolarNews (Newsletter of the Solar Physics Division of the AAS), > astro-ph,Göttingen University CatalogueSOHO community meetings


Nature, Science, Solar Physics, Astrophysical Journal, ApJ Letters manuscript length calculator, Astronomy & Astrophysics


GWDG , Cryptshare , Ganglia (password required), Software carpentry,  Printing posters at GWDG Apache sub-version


MESA - open source stellar evolution code


List of eligible prizes & grants (Google docs) , Funding programmes in Germany

For Students

International Max Planck Research School for Solar System Science at the University of Göttingen

Upcoming PhD defenses of the Georg-August University School of Science (GAUSS) Göttingen

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