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Annual Fall Meeting and 82nd General Assembly

Deciphering the Universe through Spectroscopy

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Programme - Plenary talks

Invited reviews

Wed Sep 23, 09:00-09:45 Klaus Wilhelm
Quantitative solar spectroscopy
Wed Sep 23, 11:15-12:00 Martin Asplund
Precision solar/stellar spectroscopy: does the Sun have a subsolar metallicity?
Thu Sep 24, 09:00-09:45 Kenneth Sembach
The multi-phase interstellar medium in and around galaxies
Thu Sep 24, 11:15-12:00 Rosie Wyse
Metallicity and kinematical clues to the formation history of the Local Group
Fri Sep 25, 09:00-09:45 Guinevere Kauffmann
The chemical and kinematical properties of galaxies and their black holes throughout cosmic time
Fri Sep 25, 11:15-12:00 Martin Haehnelt
(Cambridge, UK)
Mapping out the Universe on its largest scales

Highlight talks

Tue Sep 22, 14:00-14:30 Alex Szalay
Science with petabytes of data
Wed Sep 23, 09:45-10:15 Svetlana Berdyugina
Molecular spectroscopy of the Sun and stars
Wed Sep 23, 10:15-10:45 Michael Wurm
Spectroscopy of solar neutrinos
Wed Sep 23, 12:00-12:30 Dainis Dravins
High-fidelity spectroscopy at the highest resolutions
Wed Sep 23, 12:30-13:00 Hans Ulrich Käufl
VLT-CRIRES, good vibrations
Wed Sep 23, 14:00-14:30 Erick Young
(Moffett Field)
Spectroscopic capabilities of SOFIA, the Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy
Thu Sep 24, 09:45-10:15 Fabian Walter
Molecular gas at high redshift
Thu Sep 24, 10:15-10:45 Roy van Boekel
Star and protoplanetary disk properties in Orion's suburbs
Thu Sep 24, 12:00-12:30 Holger Baumgardt
Hyper-velocity stars in the galactic halo
Thu Sep 24, 12:30-13:00 Siegfried Röser
Open clusters and the galactic disk
Thu Sep 24, 14:00-14:30 Robi Banerjee
From molecular clouds to massive stars: star formation in numerical simulations
Fri Sep 25, 09:45-10:15 Jens Thomas
Schwarzschild modelling of elliptical galaxies and their black holes
Fri Sep 25, 10:15-10:45 Lutz Wisotzki
AGN hosts as probes of black hole - galaxy coevolution
Fri Sep 25, 12:00-12:30 Robert Schmidt
X-ray spectroscopy and mass analysis of galaxy clusters

Lectures by awarded scientists

  • Dissecting galaxies with the brightest stars in the Universe (Rolf-Peter Kudritzki, Honolulu)
  • What the most metal-poor stars tell us about the early Universe (Anna Frebel, Cambridge, USA)
  • Pulsations and planets: the asteroseismology-extrasolar-planet connection (Sonja Schuh, Göttingen)

Conference schedule

Splinter meetings


last update September 9, 2009, R. Arlt