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Lecture series: Formation of the World in Seven Days

AKA Planet formation

Programm: Lectures taking place in the library of the Hamburg Observatory:

This lecture series by Güther Wuchterl is held in Hamburg and Götthingen In Fall/Winter 2010/2011.

The lectures are broadcast with the video conferencing system available in Hamburg and Göttingen.


  1. From Clouds to Stars
  2. The Nebulous Disks and Planetesimals
  3. Formation of Giant Planets
  4. Systems - Stability - Erosion
  5. Theorology - a comparative discussion of the theoretical diversity of planet formation
  6. What is a Planet?
  7. The Unknown - open questions in exoplanets and hints to survive one of the greatest adventures in science

Exact dates are given on a short term notice via e-mail.