Prof. Dr. Ansgar Reiners

University of Göttingen
Institute of Astrophysics
Friedrich-Hund-Platz 1
37077 Göttingen

Phone:  +49 (0)551 39-13825
Email:    Ansgar.Reiners (at)

Selected publications

Peer-reviewed publications / book publications:

  • Christensen, U.R., Holzwarth, V., Reiners, A., 2009: "Energy flux determines magnetic field strength of planets and stars", Nature 457, 167
  • Reiners, A., Basri, G., 2008: "Chromospheric Activity, Rotation, and Rotational Braking in Mand L Dwarfs", The Astrophysical Journal 684, 1390
  • Reiners, A., Basri, G., 2007: "The First Direct Measurements of Surface Magnetic Fields on Very Low Mass Stars", The Astrophysical Journal 656, 1121
  • Basri G., Reiners, A., 2006: "A Survey for Spectroscopic Binaries among Very Low Mass Stars", The Astronomical Journal 132, 663
  • Reiners, A., Schmitt, J.H.M.M., 2003: "Rotation and differential rotation in field F- and G-type stars", Astronomy and Astrophysics 398, 647

Scientific activities, awards and honors

  • 2010: Heinz-Maier Leibnitz Preis of the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft
  • 2008: R.W. Pohl-Medaille for outstanding teaching of the Physics Faculty, Universitaet Goettingen
  • 2007: Ludwig Biermann-Preis of the Astronomische Gesellschaft
  • 2006: Emmy Noether Fellowship of the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft
  • 2004: Marie Curie Outgoing International Fellowship (OIF) of the European Community
  • 2004: Research Fellowship of the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (not realized)
  • 2003: Best Dissertations Award from the University of Hamburg
  • 1996: ERASMUS grant of the European Community