Cosmic Transients in the Era of Large Surveys

Date: 2024-06-13 09:00 - 2024-06-14 18:00

Address: Kungl. Vetenskapsakademien, Lilla Frescativägen 4A, Stockholm

Venue: Beijer Hall

Last date for registration: 2024-05-01 23:55

Cosmic Transients in the Era of Large Surveys

The rapid development of dedicated large surveys for time-domain astronomy has revolutionized the discovery rate of cosmic explosions and other transient phenomena. The symposium, on June 13-14, collects observers and theorists to discuss the implications for astrophysics, cosmology and fundamental physics, as well as the open questions in the field.

Invited speakers

  • Selma de Mink (Max Planck Institute for Astrophysics)
  • Avishay Gal-Yam (Weizmann Institute of Science)
  • Suvi Gezari (Johns Hopkins University)
  • Anna Ho (Cornell University)
  • Thomas Janka (Max Planck Institute for Astrophysics)
  • Mansi Kasliwal (California Institute of Technology)
  • Nial Tanvir (University of Leicester)
  • Ehud Nakar (Tel Aviv University)
  • Mickael Rigault (University Lyon, CNRS/IN2P3)
  • Adam Riess (Johns Hopkins University)
  • Saul Perlmutter (UC Berkeley)

Registration has closed.

Organising committee
Ariel Goobar, Claes Fransson (KVA and The Oskar Klein Centre, Stockholm University) Anders Jerkstrand, Ragnhild Lunnan, Jesper Sollerman (The Oskar Klein Centre, Stockholm University)

Image: Figure made using the Transient Name Server database

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