website of Matthias Bissinger né Kühnel


(or the most useful, but unnoticed page)

During my work as a scientist I've realized that one can save a lot of time if you know where to find which information. Often enough it seems impossible to find the where until someone else tells you. That is why this page and the which-information-box exists ;-)
As described on the legal-page I do not have any influence on the contents of the linked webpages!

Useful tools

http://www.adsabs.harvard.edu - search engine for publications
http://www.wikisky.org - interactive map of the sky
http://www.calsky.com - calculation and forecast of several astronomical events
http://detexify.kirelabs.org/classify.html - interactive search for TeX-symbols
http://apod.nasa.gov - Astronomy Picture of the Day
http://isdc.unige.ch/heavens - ISDC HEAVENS - online analysis of data from recent high-energy missions


http://heasarc.gsfc.nasa.gov - data archive of high energy observations
http://archive.eso.org/wdb/wdb/adp/phase3_spectral/form - data archive of UV- to IR-observations
http://irsa.ipac.caltech.edu/applications/Radar/ - advanced searches for IR-objects
http://simbad.u-strasbg.fr/simbad - scientific catalog of stars
http://www.atomdb.org - database of atomic energy transitions
http://atom.kaeri.re.kr - detailed table of nuclides

Sky monitoring

http://integral.esac.esa.int/bexrbmonitor - BeXRB monitor
http://swift.gsfc.nasa.gov/results/transients - Swift-BAT Hard X-ray Transient Monitor
http://maxi.riken.jp/top/index.php?cid=1 - MAXI Soft X-ray Monitor
http://hea.iki.rssi.ru/integral/nine-years-galactic-survey - INTEGRAL 9-year Galactic Survey
http://www.sat24.com - live weather maps

Free software

http://space.mit.edu/cxc/isis - ISIS - analysis of X-ray spectra, very flexible because it's programmable
http://www.sternwarte.uni-erlangen.de/isis - ISISscripts - collection of useful ISIS functions
http://www.cpan.org - database and search engine for Perl-libraries
http://www.imagemagick.org - create, edit, and convert images from the command line
http://www.ffmpeg.org - record, convert, and stream audio and video (ffmpeg/avconv?)

Guides & Tutorials

http://www.sternwarte.uni-erlangen.de/wiki/doku.php?id=isis:start - ISIS Wiki
http://www.jedsoft.org/slang/docs.html - various S-Lang guides
http://www.tldp.org/LDP/abs/html - Advanced Bash-Scripting Guide

Institutes & groups

http://www.sternwarte.uni-erlangen.de - Remeis observatory - compact objects, active galactic nuclei, hot stars
http://ecap.nat.uni-erlangen.de - ECAP - neutrino-, X-ray-, and gamma-ray astrophysics
http://www.srl.caltech.edu - Caltech Space Radiation Lab - cosmic rays, high energy astrophysics
http://space.mit.edu - MIT Kavli Institute - high energy astrophysics, cosmolgie, supernovae, exoplanets, ...
http://www.astro.uni-wuerzburg.de - Univ. Würzburg - multi-wavelength astronomy, AGN, astroparticle physics
http://cass.ucsd.edu - UCSD Center for Astrophysics and Space Sciences
www.nasa.gov/centers/goddard/home - NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center
http://www.aip.de/de/forschung - Leibniz-Institut for astrophysics Potsdam - X-ray astronomy, cosmologie, ...
http://www.mpifr-bonn.mpg.de - Max-Planck-Institute for radio astronomy


http://pulsar.sternwarte.uni-erlangen.de/wilms - Jörn Wilms - my supervisor
http://www.arc.hokkai-s-u.ac.jp/~okazaki/index-e.html - Atsuo Okazaki - simulations of Be-disks and winds
http://mason.gmu.edu/~pbecker - Peter A. Becker - theory behind accretion columns on neutron stars
http://space.mit.edu/~mnowak/ - Mike Nowak - useful stuff about Chandra and ISIS
http://www.green-education.eu - Kerstin Bissinger - eLearning about "tropical rainforest and climate change"
http://www.sternwarte.uni-erlangen.de/~dauser - Thomas Dauser - relativistic reflection at ionized accretion disks
http://www.kuehnel-wiesbaden.de - my family


http://www.aanda.org - Astronomy & Astrophysics
http://iopscience.iop.org/0004-637X - The Astrophysical Journal
http://mnras.oxfordjournals.org - Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society
http://www.astronomerstelegram.org - Astronomer's Telegram
http://www.arxiv.org/archive/astro-ph/ - arXiv astrophysics
http://www.sciencemag.org - Science
http://www.nature.com - Nature

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