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A Cosmology Short Course for Museum & Planetarium Staff
September 24 - 26, 2010

The Dark Universe, 2010

 
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A Cosmology Short Course for Museum & Planetarium Staff: The Dark Universe, 2010
September 24 - 26, 2010

LOCATION: Chicago, IL
The Kavli Institute for Cosmological Physics @ The University of Chicago

AUDIENCE: Museum & Planetarium Staff (Informal Science Educators)

GOALS:

  • Educate individuals who will inspire & educate others about cosmology
  • Introduce current astrophysical research into museums and planetaria, directly impacting tens of thousands of individuals

Schedule


FRIDAY    SATURDAY    SUNDAY

FRIDAY: 24 September, 2010
8:00 AMCoffee and Welcome, Randy Landsberg [PDF 5.1MB]
8:30 AM - 10:00 AMLecture I : "Dark Matter History", Dan Hooper [PDF 7.5MB, PPT 6.2MB]
10:00 AMCoffee
10:30 AM - 12:00 PMLecture II : "Particle Physics, Accelerators, and Dark Matter", Marcela Carena [PDF 24.3MB, PPT 20.7MB]
12:00 PMLunch
1:00 PM - 2:30 PMLecture III: "Particle Dark Matter And The Early Universe", Rocky Kolb [PDF 8MB, PPT 25.5MB]
2:30 PMCoffee
3:00 PMBus to Adler Planetarium
4:15 PMSpace Visualization Lab (SVL) (Mark SubbaRao)
5:10 PMUniverse Theater (3D) and/or WWT the dome
6:30 PMDinner
8:00 PMBus to I-House & UChicago campus
SATURDAY: September 25, 2010
8:30 AMCoffee Question & Answer Session
9:00 AM - 10:30 AMLecture IV: "Hunt for Dark Matter", Juan Collar
10:30 AM - 11:00 AMBreak out Session/Coffee
11:00 AM - 12:30 PMLecture V: "Dark Matter & The Formation Of Structures In The Universe", Andrey Kravtsov [PDF 72.5MB, PPT 52MB]
12:30 PM - 1:30 PMInformal Lunch
1:30 PM - 3:00 PMLecture VI: "Cosmic Acceleration & Dark Energy", Josh Frieman [PDF 27.9MB, PPT 26.2MB]
3:00 PM - 3:30 PMCoffee Q & A
3:30 PM - 6:30 PM KICP VIZ STUFF AND GOOGLE SKY LABS (Andrey Kravtsov)
7:00 PMDinner/Social
SUNDAY: September 26, 2010
8:30 AMCoffee Questions & Answer Session
9:00 AM - 10:30 AMLecture VII: "Modified Gravity vs The Dark Sector", Scott Dodelson [PDF 6.5MB, PPT 6.8MB]
10:30 AM - 11:00 AMCoffee
11:00 AM - 12:30 PMLecture VIII: "The Big Picture", Mike Turner [PDF 148MB, PPT 89MB]
12:30 PM - 2:30 PMLunch & Informal Q & A; Close-out (Dan Hooper, Josh Frieman & Co)


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Last update: November 13, 2010