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.

Utrecht, May 27, 10 am - 17 pm 

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:

  • The ISM

  • 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.

Registration

Please register here before May 1st. If you would like to give a 20 minute contributed talk, please provide a title and abstract.

Venue and travel

The 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 program

09.15-09.55 Arrival & coffee
09.55-10.00 Welcome
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
11.00-11.30 Coffee
11.30-12.10 Phil Uttley (UvA) Spectral-timing and reverberation studies of accreting black holes
12.10-13.30 Lunch
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
15.30-16.00 Tea
16.00-16.40 Xavier Barcons (Instituto de Física de Cantabria) The Athena mission



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