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Cosmology Short Course for Planetarium Staff
September 24 - 26, 2004

Extreme Astronomy @ the Planetarium

 
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Cosmology Short Course for Planetarium Staff:
Extreme Astronomy @ the Planetarium

September 24 - 26, 2004
at the Adler Planetarium & Astronomy Museum

Follow-Up Session: October 20, 2004
at the GLPA Meeting, Detroit, MI

29 participants, 12 instructors


M. Zingale et. al.

Schedule

September Course at the Adler Planetarium & Astronomy Museum
September 24 -26, 2004


FRIDAY     SATURDAY     SUNDAY

FRIDAY: September 24, 2004
8:00 AMCoffee and Welcome (Randy Landsberg), PPT format
8:30 - 10:00 AMLecture: Overview (Simon Swordy), PDF format
10:00 - 10:30 AMDiscussion & Coffee (Simon Swordy)
10:30 AM - 12:00 PMLecture: Black Holes, Neutron Stars, Pulsars, and Much More: X-ray Astronomy Then and Now (Mel Ulmer), PPT format
12 PMLunch
1:00 - 2:00 PMDemo - 3D Visualizations (Doug Roberts & Mark SubbaRao)
2:00 - 3:00 PMLecture: Gamma-Ray Astronomy from Space (Carlo Graziani), PDF format
3:00 - 3:30 PMDiscussion & Coffee (Carlo Graziani)
3:30 - 4:00 PMTour Adler/Bookstore
4:00 - 5:30 PMAdler show/Tour & 3D (Doug Roberts & Mark SubbaRao)
5:30 - 6:30 PMLecture: History of High-Energy Astronomy (Dietrich Müller)
6:30 - 8:30 PMDinner at the Adler
8:30 PM (optional)Adler Show Sonic Vision (optional)
SATURDAY: September 25, 2004
8:45 AMCoffee Question & Answer Session
9:00 - 10:30 AMLecture: Ground Based Gamma-Ray Astronomy (Scott Wakely)
10:30 - 11:30 AMVirtual Observatory Activity (Mark SubbaRao), web site
11:30 AM - 1:00 PMBreak-out Sessions & Box Lunch
1:00 - 2:00 PMLecture: Cosmic Ray & Neutrino Detection (Angela Olinto), PPT format
2:00 - 2:30 PMDiscussion & Coffee (Angela Olinto)
3:00 - 4:30 PMCosmic Ray Experiments (Tom Jordan), PPT format
5:00 PMDinner/Social in Chinatown
6:00 PMRedMoon Theater: "Sink, Sank, Sunk", Ping Tom Memorial Park
SUNDAY: September 26, 2004
9:00 - 10:00 AMLecture: Supernovae Remnants (Jim Truran), PDF format
10:00 - 10:30 AMDiscussion & Coffee (Jim Truran)
10:30 - 11:30 AMLecture: Black Holes & Active Galaxies (Doug Roberts), PPT format
11:30 AM - 1:00 PMLunch with Q&A (Doug Roberts)
1:00 - 2:30 PMLecture: High Energy Objects at Other Wavelengths (Lucy Fortson), PPT format
2:30 - 4:00 PMInformal Q&A/Close-out & Coffee/snacks (Simon Swordy, Lucy Fortson, Randy Landsberg)


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