De canon "Vijftig jaar Nederlands ruimteonderzoek" is opgesteld in 2012.
Please register below before May 1st. If you would like to give a 20 minute contributed talk, please provide a title and abstract in the appropriate fields.
The goal is to prepare for the upcoming Astro-H satellite (launch 2015), besides 1 talk on the capabilities of this new satellite, there will be science talks on:
Utrecht, May 27, 10 am - 17 pm
Clusters of galaxies
AGN & feedback
ULXs stellar mass BHs and NSs
Synergies with other facilities
We plan to end the day with a brief overview of Athena the next (2028) big X-ray mission.
RegistrationPlease register here before May 1st. If you would like to give a 20 minute contributed talk, please provide a title and abstract.
Venue and travelThe meeting will be held at:
Zaalverhuur7, Boothstraat 7, Utrecht (see map)
If you arrive from Utrecht Central Station:
Take bus number 11, exit at the stop "De drift" (right next to the Janskerk). Walk 2 minutes to Boothstraat 7.
Preliminary program09.15-09.55 Arrival & coffee
10.00-10.40 Frits Paerels (Columbia University) Introduction of the Astro-H mission & its science
10.40-11.00 Peter Jonker (SRON/RU) Accretion - ejection in stellar-mass black holes
11.30-12.10 Phil Uttley (UvA) Spectral-timing and reverberation studies of accreting black holes
13.30-14.10 Michael Wise (ASTRON/UvA) Multi-wavelength studies of AGN
14.10-14.50 Elisa Costantini (SRON/UvA) The X-ray future of the hot and cold interstellar medium
14.50-15.30 Jacco Vink (UvA) X-ray spectroscopy and hard X-ray emission from supernova remnants
16.00-16.40 Xavier Barcons (Instituto de Física de Cantabria) The Athena mission