Cosmic Transients in the Era of Large Surveys

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

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

Lokal: Beijer Hall

Platser kvar: 41

Sista anmälningsdatum: 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.

A programme will be available soon.

If you are interested to give a contributed talk, please send a title and an abstract, 
at latest April 15, to: peter.branden@kva.se 

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)

Registering to this symposium means that you send an expression to participate. The organiser will notify everyone who has been accepted to participate well in advance of the event.

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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Kontakt: Peter Brandén
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