Lorentz Center - New Directions in Modern Cosmology from 27 Sep 2010 through 1 Oct 2010
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    New Directions in Modern Cosmology
    from 27 Sep 2010 through 1 Oct 2010

 

Program

 

All lectures take place in room 201, on the 2nd floor of the Huygens building.

 

CMB = Cosmic microwave background radiation

GRP = Gravitational and relativistic physics

IMGR = Inhomogeneous Models in General Relativity

LSS = Large scale structure observation

LSF = Large scale flows

SF = Structure formation

 

Monday September 27

09.00 – 10.00            Registration and coffee and tea

10.00 – 10.15            Welcome by Mieke Schutte (manager of the Lorentz Center) and the

                                    Scientific Organizers

10.15 – 11.00            Pierre Astier Distances to supernovae: current status and Prospects

11.00 – 11.30            Coffee Break

11.30 – 12.15            Hiranya Peiris Fingerprints of the early universe

12.15 – 14.15            Lunch

14.15 – 15.00            Richard Lieu The SZ anomaly, and the large foreground unrelated

non-blackbody anisotropy on the 1 degree scale in the WMAP data

15.00 – 15.30            Vladimir Sokolov The star forming rate, core-collapse supernovae

                                    rate, and gamma-ray burst rate at large redshifts

15.30 – 16.00            Coffee Break

16.00 – 17.00            Poster/Discussion session

17.00 – 19.00            Wine & cheese party

 

Tuesday September 28

09.00 – 09.45            Luciano Pietronero The Complex Universe: recent experiments and

theoretical challenges

09.45 – 10.30            Rick Watkins Cosmic Flows on Scales of 100 Mpc/h: A Challenge

for the Standard LCDM Cosmology

10.30 – 11.00            Coffee Break

11.00 – 11.30            Robert S.MacKay Redshift in inhomogeneous space-times

11.30 – 12.15            Tomislav Prokopec Cosmological perturbations and primordial

                                    non-Gaussianity

12.15 – 14.00            Lunch

13.00 – 13.40            Rudy Schild Why are some quasars radio loud: Observations of Quasar

Central Structure (Sitterzaal, ground floor of Oort building)

14.00 – 14.45            Pavel Naselsky Parity asymmetry of the CMB

14.15 – 15.30            Andrea Gabrielli Superhomogeneous mass fields and the large scale

matter distribution in the Universe

15.30 – 16.00            Coffee Break

16.00 – 16.30            Oleg Verkhodanov Correlation properties of the CMB low

multipoles in WMAP data or hidden coordinate systems

16.30 – 17.15            Hao Liu Possible systematical effects in WMAP data

 

Wednesday September 29

09.00 – 09.45            Martin Kunz Degeneracies in the CMB 

09.45 – 10.30            David Hogg Imaging the dark matter

10.30 – 11.00            Coffee Break

11.00 – 11.45            Joao Magueijo Varying speed of light and cosmic structure

11.45 – 12.15            Marc Lachiθze-Rey

12.15 – 14.00            Lunch

14.00 – 15.30            Round Table I Large scale structures

(moderator: Ruth Durrer)

15.30 – 15.45            Coffee Break

15.45 – 16.30            Leandros Perivolaropoulos LCDM: Triumphs, Puzzles and Remedies

16.40                          Departure by bus to boat

17.00 – 21.00            Boat trip and dinner

21.00                          Departure by bus to Leiden Central Station, Lorentz Center and Hotel Van der Valk.

 

Thursday September 30

09.00 – 09.45            Keith S. Cover Are WMAP’s quadrupole and octupole reconstruction artifacts

from the calibration of WMAP’s time ordered data?

09.45 – 10.30            Antony Lewis Weak lensing of the CMB

10.30 – 11.00            Coffee Break

11.00 – 11.30            Alexander Unzicker Anomalous increase of galaxy sizes at small

redshifts

11.30 – 12.00            Alexander Wiegand Multiscale approach to inhomogeneous

cosmologies

12.00 – 14.00            Lunch

14.00 – 15.30            Round Table II Cosmic microwave background radiation

(moderator: Michael Joyce)

15.30 – 16.00            Coffee Break

16.00 – 16.45            Michael Joyce Can gravity produce scale invariant clustering?

16.45 – 17.30            Pavel Kroupa Local Group galaxies as critical tests of the contemporary

                                    cosmological model and its failure

 

Friday October 1

09.00 – 09.45            Carl Gibson Formation of Planets by Hydrogravitational Dynamics

09.45 – 10.30            David Wiltshire Dark energy from cosmic structure
10.30 – 11.00           
Coffee Break

11.00 – 11.45            Tom Shanks Large scale structure - a Lambda-CDM success

story?

11.45 – 12.30            Chris Clarkson Dark energy and inhomogeneity

12.30 – 14.00            Lunch

14.00 – 16.00            Round Table III Structure formation

(moderator: T.B.C.)

           

 

 

 

 

 



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