Lorentz Center - ELSA school on the Science of Gaia from 19 Nov 2007 through 28 Nov 2007
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    ELSA school on the Science of Gaia
    from 19 Nov 2007 through 28 Nov 2007

 
Monday 19/11
Monday 19/11
 
09:30  09:45 Welcome by Lorentz Center staff and observatory director
 
09:45 - 11:15 Stellar astrophysics: stellar evolution, Yveline Lebreton
 
 coffee
 
11:45  13:15 Stellar astrophysics: stellar atmospheres, Andreas Korn
 
 lunch
 
14:15  14:45 Introduction to exercises
 
14:45 onwards Students work on exercises
 
17:00  Wine and Cheese
 
 
Tuesday 20/11
 
09:00  10:30 Structure and dynamics of the Galaxy, Annie Robin
 
 coffee
 
11:00  12:30 Structure and dynamics of the Local Group, Mark Wilkinson
 
 lunch
 
13:30 onwards Students work on exercises
 
 
Wednesday 21/11
 
09:00  10:30 Formation and evolution of the Galaxy in a cosmological context, Amina Helmi
 
 coffee
 
11:00  12:30 Chemical enrichment history of the Galaxy as encoded in its stars, Sofia Feltzing
 
 lunch
 
13:30  15:00 Poster presentation and discussion
 
 tea/coffee
 
15;30  17:00 Poster presentation and discussion
 
 
Thursday 22/11
 
09:00  10:30 Binaries, Jean Louis Halbwachs
 
 coffee
 
11:00  12:30 Exoplanets, Alessandro Sozzetti
 
 lunch
 
13:30 onwards Students work on exercises
 
16:00  Observatory colloquium by Floor van Leeuwen on "The role of astrometry in astronomical research"
 
19:30  Social dinner at restaurant Asian Palace, Leiden town center
 
 
Friday 23/11
 
09:00  10:30 Fundamental physics, Sergei Klioner
 
 coffee
 
11:00  12:00 Dynamics and physical properties of small solar system bodies, Paolo Tanga
 
 lunch
 
13:30  15:00 Presentation exercise results and discussion
 
 tea/coffee
 
15:00  17:00 Presentation exercise results and discussion
 
 
Saturday 24/11 
 Possible visit to ESTEC test centre
 
 
Week 2
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Monday 26/11
 
9:00-10:00  Grid Computing lecture and demo video 

coffee
 
10:30-12:00  workshop: Live Grid 

 lunch 

13:00-13:30  parralelization issues solved by AGIS by Lennart Lindegren 

13:30-14:00  use case Tropomi Integrated Development Environment by Johan de Vries
 
 
 
 
14:00  17:00 Steering committee meeting
 
17:00 Wine and Cheese
 
 
 
Tuesday 27/11
 
09:00  10:30 The building of ESA's science programme, Catherine Turon
 
 coffee
 
11:00  12:30 Realization of space projects as seen from the perspective of ESA, Rudolf Schmidt
 
 lunch
 
13:30  15:00  Realization of space projects as seen from the perspective of industry, Xavier Moisson
 
 
Wednesday 28/11
 
09:00  10:30 Interpretation of astrometric survey data, Anthony Brown
 
 coffee
 
11:00  12:30  Gaia in the context of other space missions and future ground-based observatories, James Binney
 
 lunch

 



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