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Astronomy in the TMT Era

Astronomy in the TMT Era

TMT-J invites you to join us for a two-day workshop "Astronomy in the TMT Era" in Tokyo, Japan to explore the potential of TMT in astronomy. TMT is an international project to build and operate a 30 meter telescope located on Mauna Kea. The program will consist of talks and discussions exploring TMT science with…

The Universe Explored by Herschel

The Universe Explored by Herschel

The Herschel First Results Symposium was held in May 2010 in the ESTEC Conference Centre. More than 400 astronomers shared in the excitement during the four memorable days of the first major scientific symposium featuring Herschel results. There have been numerous expressions of interest regarding future meetings. The organisers are now pleased to be in a position to…

Supernovae and Gamma-Ray Bursts 2013

Supernovae and Gamma-Ray Bursts 2013

The workshop will last 5 weeks in total, including two one-week conferences on SNe and GRBs respectively. More than 100 people are expected to participate in each conference (capacity of the conference hall at YITP is 120 people maximally). The remaining 3 weeks are spent for workshops where participants can hear seminars in the morning…

The "Dark Side of the Universe"

The "Dark Side of the Universe"

The meeting is in the Series of the DSU workshops previeusly held in Seoul (2005), Madrid (2006), Minnesota (2007), Cairo (2008), Melbourne (2009), Leon (2010), Beijing (2011) and Buzios, Rio de Janeiro (2012). For more info, see DSU HomePage. Observations imply that about 95% of the Universe's energy lies in a "dark sector". In front of a…

Black holes, jets and outflows

Black holes, jets and outflows

We would like to bring to your attention the conference "Black holes, jets and outflows", Kathmandu, Nepal, October 14 - 18, 2013. Some of its main topics are: Unification of black-hole jets in AGNs, jet-lobe structure and evolution in AGNs, gamma ray bursts, binaries, magnetars. Outflows associated with accretion onto black holes. Thermal and relativistic…

The Orion Nebula Cluster as a Paradigm of Star Formation

The Orion Nebula Cluster as a Paradigm of Star Formation

As the nearest young cluster dominated by massive OB stars, the Orion Nebula Cluster plays a paradigmatic role in our understanding of star and planet formation. The wealth of ground-based and HST data collected in recent years is allowing to study with unprecedented detail the products of the star formation process: stellar mass distribution, age…