Prof. Dr. Dr.

Günther Hasinger

Günther Hasinger

Corresponding Member of the Division of Mathematics and the Natural Sciences abroad since 2011

  • Institute for Astronomy, University of Hawaii


Research Areas:

  • Physics, Astronomy
  • Astrophysics
  • Astronomy
  • Space exploration



Selected Memberships:

  • Berlin-Brandenburgische Akademie der Wissenschaften
  • Deutsche Akademie der Naturforscher Leopoldina - Nationale Akademie der Wissenschaften
  • Academia Europaea

Selected Prizes:

  • Prof. Luigi Tartufari International Prize, Accademia Nazionale dei Lincei
  • Wilhelm Foerster Prize for public dissemination of science
  • COSPAR Award for outstanding contributions to space science
  • Science Book of the Year Award, Fate of the Universe
  • Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz-Preis der Deutschen Forschungsgemeinschaft

Selected Publications:

  • Hasinger, Günther (2008) Absorption properties and evolution of active galactic nuclei. Astronomy and Astrophysics, Bd. 490, S. 905-922.
  • Hasinger, Günther (2007) The synthesis of the cosmic X-ray background in the Chandra and XMM-Newton era. Astronomy and Astrophysics, Bd. 463, S. 79-96.
  • Hasinger, G.; Miyaji, T.; Schmidt, M. (2005) Luminosity-Dependent Evolution of Soft X-ray Selected AGN. New Chandra and XMM-Newton Surveys. Astronomy and Astrophysics, Bd. 441, S. 417-434.
  • Brandt, W. N.; Hasinger, G. (2005) Deep Extragalactic X-Ray Surveys. Annual Review of Astronomy and Astrophysics, Bd. 43, S. 827-859.
  • Hasinger, G.; Burg, R.; Giacconi, R.; Schmidt, M.; Trümper, J. et al. [..] (1998) The ROSAT Deep Survey. I. X-ray Sources in the Lockman Field. Astronomy and Astrophysics, Bd. 329, S. 482-494.