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Chandra Fellows Symposium

Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics
Phillips Auditorium

October 8, 2003

The Chandra Fellows present highlights of their work once a year at the Chandra Fellows Symposium, which is open to all interested people. The program is provided below. Admission is free. Light refreshments will be served.

Symposium Schedule

Abstracts of the talks are available

9:00 - 9:20 a.m.Welcome
9:20 - 9:40 Anatoly Spitkovsky:Dynamics of Nuclear Burning During Type I X-ray Bursts: Effects of Rotation and Magnetic Fields
9:40 - 10:00 Peter Jonker:Following a Black Hole Soft X-ray Transient Towards Quiescence in Radio and X-Rays (PowerPoint Slides)
10:00 - 10:20 Eric Pfahl:Probing the Spacetime Around Sgr A* with Radio Pulsars
10:20 - 10:40 Li-Xin Li:Instability in Accretion Disks and Quasi-Periodic Oscillations in X-Ray Binaries
10:40 - 11:00 Coffee
11:00 - 11:20 Ann Hornschemeier:X-ray Probes of Star-Formation Outside the Local Universe
11:20 - 11:40 Taotao Fang:Probing the Soft X-ray Emission from the Warm-Hot Intergalactic Medium (PowerPoint Slides)
11:40 - 12:00 Elizabeth Blanton:Chandra Observations of Radio Sources in Clusters: Impact on the ICM and Probes of High-Z Systems(PowerPoint Slides)
12:00 - 1:20 p.m.Lunch
1:20 - 2:00 Keynote Speaker:Martin Weisskopf: The Development of the Chandra X-Ray Observatory
2:00 - 2:20 Mateusz Ruszkowski:Hot Times for Cooling Flows (PowerPoint Slides)
2:20 - 2:40 Andi Mahdavi:Cluster Mass Profiles from X-ray and Optical Data
2:40 - 3:00 Erik Reese:Determining the Cosmic Distance Scale with Galaxy Clusters (PowerPoint Slides)
3:00 - 3:20 Tea
3:20 - 3:40 Sebastian Heinz:Baby Beams and Jumbo Jets: Investigating the Relationship between Microquasars and AGNs
3:40 - 4:00 Julia Lee:The Chandra HETGS High Resolution View of `Broad' Iron Line Seyferts
4:00 - 4:20 Enrico Ramirez-Ruiz:Basic ingredients for the Biggest Blasts in the Cosmos
4:20 - 4:40 Masao Sako: Statistical Significances of X-ray Emission Line Detections in the Afterglows of Gamma-ray Bursts

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