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Conference & Public Lecture: The Transient Universe: from exoplanets to hypernovae

 

news 23 September 201010:38

From September 23 - 24 the Royal Irish Academy hosted a joint specialist 2 day discussion meeting of the RIA, the Royal Astronomical Society, and the Astronomical Science Group of Ireland - Download flier


PRINCIPAL TOPICS:

  • High-power transients, including gamma-ray bursts, hypernovae, TeV transients.
  • Solar transients and the Sun-Earth connection.
  • Stellar transients, including X-ray and radio transients, and other irregular stellar activity.
  • Planetary system transients, including exoplanet and solar-system phenomena.

 

 SPEAKERS:

  • GIBOR BASRI (University of California, Berkeley)
  • ANDREW COLLIER-CAMERON (University of St Andrews)
  • JOANNA HAIGH (Imperial College London)
  • GREGG HALLINAN (University of California, Berkeley)
  • LOUISE HARRA (MSSL, University College London)
  • STEPHEN SMARTT (Queen’s University Belfast)
  • DARACH WATSON (University of Copenhagen)


PUBLIC LECTURE


THE SUN-CLIMATE CONNECTION
BY PROFESSOR MIKE LOCKWOOD

(University of Reading/ Rutherford Appleton Laboratory)
Thursday, September 23, 7pm, Emmet Theatre, Trinity College

Organising Committee:

Simon Jeffery (co-chair), Paul Callanan (co-chair), Peter Gallagher, Felix Aharonian, Andrew Shearer, Mike Redfern, Gilly Clarke, Don Pollacco, Graham Harper, Neil Trappe, Ray Bates.

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