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Fundamental cosmology from the ELT and space
4th Azores School on Observational Cosmology
6th Azores International Advanced School in Space Sciences

× Agenda in Azores Summer Time  (AZOST / UTC)
Monday, 6th September
15:00 Telescope building activity for school students
led by Rachael Beaton
18:00 Welcome reception
20:30 Public talk: From the Big Bang to us in one hour
Paolo Padovani

Tuesday, 7th September
08:30 Padovani (75min), Wild (50min)
10:35 Coffee-Break
10:55 Heavens (75min), Holz (50min)
13:00 Lunch
15:00 Hands-on session (240min) [coffee break ca. 17h00]
19:00 Adjourn

Wednesday, 8th September
08:30 Noterdaeme (75min), Holz (50min)
10:35 Coffee-Break
10:55 Leibundgut (75min), Wild (50min)
13:00 Lunch
15:00 Hands-on session (240min) [coffee break ca. 17h00]
19:00 Adjourn
20:30 Public talk: Hearing and Seeing the Universe
Daniel Holz

Thrusday, 9th September
08:30 Beaton (75min), Holz (50min)
10:35 Coffee-Break
10:55 Webb (75min), Wild (50min)
13:00 Lunch
15:00 Optional social activity (dolphin/whale watching, hiking, or self-organized)
19:30 School dinner

Friday, 10th September
08:30 Heavens (75min), Noterdaeme (75min)
11:00 Coffee-Break
11:15 Beaton (75min)
12:30 Student talks
Lee, Spetsieri, Schuster, Asvesta, Estrada, Ferrero
13:00 Lunch
15:00 Hands-on session (240min) [coffee break ca. 17h00]
19:00 Adjourn
20:30 Public talk: No life without exploring stars
Bruno Leibundgut
20:30 OASA Public talk: Einstein's greatest mistake?
Alan Heavens

Saturday, 11th September
08:30 Padovani (75min), Webb (75min)
11:00 Coffee-Break
11:15 Leibundgut (75min)
12:30 Student talks
Cremonese, Libanore, Signorini, Guarneri, Milakovic, Vacher
13:00 Lunch
15:00 Hands-on session (150min) [coffee break ca. 16h30]
17:30 [Auditorium] Hands-on projects presentations
18:30 Closing

Lecturers and Topics
Rachael Beaton (Princeton): Cosmic distance ladder
Alan Heavens (Imperial): Dark energy
Daniel Holz (Chicago): Gravitational waves
Bruno Leibundgut (ESO): Supernovae
Pasquier Noterdaeme (IAP): Quasar absorption systems
Paolo Padovani (ESO): The ELT and other ESO facilities
John Webb (Cambridge): Fundamental constants and redshft drift
Vivienne Wild (St. Andrews): Galaxies and galaxy

NB:Unless otherwise stated, morning sessions are in the Auditorium and afternoon sessions are in the work rooms. Student talks are strictly 5 minutes and 1 plain pdf slide each.

Faculdade de Ciências da Universidade de Lisboa Universidade do Porto Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologia da Universidade de Coimbra
Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia COMPETE 2020 PORTUGAL 2020 União Europeia