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Chandra Fellows Symposium

Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics
Phillips Auditorium

October 15, 2001

Symposium Schedule

Abstracts of the talks are available.

Monday, October 15

8:45 - 9:00 a.m. Welcome
9:00 - 9:20 Jeremy Heyl: So What Is the Weather Like on Aquila X-1?
9:20 - 9:40Rudy Wijnands:A Chandra Observation of the Neutron Star X-ray Transient KS 1731-2600 in Quiescence: Too cold a Neutron Star?
9:40 - 10:00Jacco Vink: Evidence for Non-thermal Bremsstrahlung from the Supernova Remnant MSH14-63/RCW86
10:00 - 10:20Coffee
10:20 - 10:40Ming Feng Gu: A Program for Calculating Atomic Processes and Its Application in X-ray Spectroscopy
10:40 - 11:00Li-Xin Li: Disk Powered by a Black Hole
11:00 - 11:20Kristen Menou: The Merger History of Supermassive Black Holes in Galaxies
11:20 - 11:40Eric Agol: Quasar Microlensing: Polarization and Iron Lines as a Probe of Accretion Disk Physics
11:45 - 1:00 p.m.Lunch
1:00 - 1:40Keynote Speaker: Steve Murray: Searching for Pulsars Using the Chandra HRC
1:40 - 2:00Masao Sako: Inflowing and Outflowing Regions in AGN
2:00 - 2:20 Markus Boettcher: Blazar Broadband Modeling and Observations
2:20 - 2:40Jimmy Irwin:The Chandra View of the Stellar and Gaseous X-ray Components of Early-type Galaxies
2:40 - 3:00David Strickland: Early Results from a High Resolution X-ray Survey of Violent Galactic Outflows
3:00 - 3:20Tea
3:20 - 3:40Elizabeth L. Blanton: The Interaction of Radio Sources and X-ray-Emitting Gas in Cluster Cooling Flows
3:40 - 4:00Andisheh Mahdavi: The Relationship Between X-ray Luminosity and Velocity Dispersion for Galaxies and Clusters of Galaxies
4:00 - 4:20Erik Reese: Determining the Cosmic Distance Scale with Galaxy Clusters (ps) (pdf)

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