Program "Relativistic Astrophysics and Cosmology - Einstein's Legacy -"
for the Relativistic Astrophysics and Cosmology - Einstein's Legacy - meeting
in the Audimax of the TU München (see Venue)
Detailed Program (updated Nov. 3, 2005)
List of talks (PDF, PS) (Nov. 3, 2005)
List of posters (PDF, PS) (Nov. 3, 2005)
Program Overview
2005
Morning
Session I
Session III
Session IV.
Session V
Session VI
Lunch
Afternoon
Session I cont. + Sess. II
Session III cont.
Free Afternoon

Guided city tour

Session V cont.
Session VII
Cosmology II

Gravity

Evening
Reception at the

Audimax

Public Lecture by

Jürgen Ehlers at the

BADW

Conference Dinner at

MPE

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Detailed Program ( subject to minor changes )
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Monday, 07.11.2005
09:00 - 09:20
Welcome Greetings
Cosmology (Chair: Norbert Schartel)
09:20 - 09:55
Ned Wright: A Century in Cosmology (invited)
09:55 - 10:30
Lyman Page: Measurements of the CMB: Status and New Directions (invited)
10:30 - 11:00
Coffee Break and Poster Viewing
11:00 - 11:25
Wolfgang Hillebrandt: Cosmology from Supernovae
11:25 - 11:50
Subhabrata Majumdar: Dark Energy with Galaxy Clusters
11:50 - 12:15
Stella Seitz: Search for MACHOS in M31: Results from WeCAPP
12:15 - 12:40
Alain Milsztajn: Limits on galactic dark matter from EROS-2
12:40 - 14:00
Lunch Break
14:00 - 14:25
Sabino Matarrese: Cosmic Acceleration without Dark Energy
14:25 - 14:50
Carlos Martins: The Quest for Cosmological Scalar Fields
14:50 - 15:15
Dimitrios Giannios: Spherically symmetric, static spacetimes in a tensor-vector-scalar theory
15:15 - 15:45
Coffee Break and Poster Viewing
Gravity (Chair: G. Neugebauer)
15:45 - 16:20
Sterl Phinney: Gravitational Wave Astronomy (invited)
16:20 - 16:45
Michael Kramer : The Double Pulsar: Unique tests of Einstein's theory of general relativity
16:45 - 17:10
Bence Kocsis: Finding the Electromagnetic Counterparts of Standard Sirens
17:10 - 17:35
Alberto Sesana: Orbital Decay of Massive Black Hole Binaries in Galactic Stellar Cusps: Prospects for LISA
17:35 - 18:00
Achamveedu Gopakumar: A dependable estimate for gravitational radiation recoil associated with the coalescence of binary black holes
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Tuesday, 08.11.2005
Black Holes I (Chair: B. Schutz)
09:00 - 09:35

Reinhard Genzel, The Central Black Hole and Nuclear Star Cluster of the Galaxy (invited)

09:35 - 10:00
Andreas Eckart, On the NIR to X-ray Variability of Sgr A*
10:00 - 10:25
James Moran: The Polarization and Time Variability of Sgr A* at Submillimeter Wavelengths
10:25 - 10:55
Coffee Break and Poster Viewing
10:55 - 11:20
Heino Falcke: Approaching the Event Horizon: High-Resolution Radio Interferometry of the Black Hole at the Galactic Center
11:30 - 11:55
Jorge Cuadra: Accretion of Stellar Winds in the Galactic Centre
11:55 - 12:20
Grigorij Beskin: Low-rate accretion onto isolated stellar-mass black holes
12:20 - 14:00
Lunch Break
Black Holes II (Chair: Yasuo Tanaka)
14:00 - 14:35
Marta Volonteri: The Evolution of supermassive Black Holes (invited)
14:35 - 15:00
Ralf Bender: The Triple Nucleus and Supermassive Black Hole of M31
15:00 - 15:25
Wolfgang Duschl: The Cosmogony of Super-Massive Black Holes
15:25 - 15:55

Coffee Break and Poster Viewing

15:55 - 16:20
Lucio Mayer: Multi-scale simulations of the fuelling and merging of supermassive black holes
16:20 - 16:45
Anton Dorodnitsyn: Radiation-driven winds near BHs
16:45 - 17:10
Andrea Merloni: The parallel lives of super-massive black holes and their host galaxies
17:10 - 17:35
Norbert Schartel: Highlights of XMM-Newton Observations of Black Holes
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Evening Lecture (Bayerische Akademie der Wissenschaften) (Chair: Joachim Trümper)
19:00 - 21:00
Jürgen Ehlers: Der relativistische Kosmos - was Astrophysiker aus Einsteins Ideen gemacht haben.

Wednesday, 09.11.2005

Active Galactic Nuclei (Chair: Maarten Schmidt)
09:00 - 09:35

Hagai Netzer: Black hole mass and growth rate and metal enrichment at high redshift (invited)

09:35 - 10:00

Klaus Meisenheimer: Resolving the Dust Tori in AGN with the VLT Interferometer

10:00 - 10:25

Jamie Crummy: An explanation for the soft X-ray excess in quasars

10:25 - 10:55

Coffee Break and Poster Viewing

10:55 - 11:20

Niel Brandt: First Results from the Extended Chandra Deep Field-South Survey

11:20 - 11:45

Marcella Brusa: NH distribution of the AGN in the COSMOS/XMM survey

11:45 - 12:10

Andrea Comastri: Relativistic iron lines at high redshifts

12:10 - 12:35

Andrei Lobanov: Nuclear activity in galaxies driven by supermassive binary black holes

Excursion (free Wednesday afternoon)

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Thursday, 10.11.2005

Clusters of Galaxies (Chair: Peter Schneider)

09:00 - 09:25

Andy Fabian: AGN feedback in clusters and galaxies

09:25 - 09:50

Eugene Churazov: Supermassive Black Holes in Elliptical Galaxies: Switching from Very Bright to Very Dim

09:50 - 10:15

Bill Forman: Reflections of AGN Outbursts in the Gaseous Atmospheres of M87

10:15 - 10:40

Sabine Schindler: Metal Enrichment Processes in the Intra-Cluster Medium

10:40 - 11:10

Coffee Break and Poster Viewing

11:10 - 11:35

Hans Boehringer: Cosmological Tests with X-ray galaxy Clusters

11:35 - 12:00

Thomas Reiprich: Studying the Nature of Dark Energy with Galaxy Clusters

12:00 - 12:25

Wolfgang Kausch: The ARCRAIDER Project: A unique sample of X-ray bright, massive gravitational lensing galaxy clusters

12:25 - 12:50

Gerard Williger: 24 Micron Imaging of a z=2.38 Filament

12:50 - 14:00
Lunch Break

Gamma-Ray Bursts (Chair: Stefanie Komossa)

14:00 - 14:35

Neil Gehrels: Gamma Ray Burst Discoveries by Swift (invited)

14:35 - 15:00

Lorenzo Amati: The correlation between nFn peak energy and radiated energy in Gamma--Ray Bursts

15:00 - 15:25

Henk Spruit: Short Gamma-ray Bursts from X-ray Binaries

15:25 - 15:55

Coffee Break and Poster Viewing

15:55 - 16:20

Kenichiro Nakazato: Gravitational Collapse and Neutrino Emission of Population III Massive Stars

16:20 - 16:45

Remo Ruffini: Baryonic loading and e+e- rate equation in GRB sources

16:45 - 17:10
Tadayuki Takahashi: Status of the Suzaku Mission
17:10 - 17:35
Karl Mannheim: The Extragalactic Background above GeV Energies - HBLs or Dark Matter?
17:35 - 18:00

Free for a surprise talk

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Friday, 11.11.2005

X-ray Binaries, Jets (Chair: Laura Maraschi)

09:00 - 09:35

Felix Mirabel: Microquasars (invited)

09:35 - 10:00

Tomaso Belloni: Accretion and relativistic jets in galactic microquasars

10:00 - 10:25

Marek Abramovicz: QPOs: Einstein's gravity non-linear resonances

10:25 - 10:55

Coffee Break and Poster Viewing

10:55 - 11:20

Max Camendzind: 30 Years of Blandford-Znajek Process: are Jets Driven by the Ergosphere

11:20 - 11:45

Shinji Koide: General Relativistic Simulations of Jet Formation in a Kerr Black Hole Magnetosphere

11:45 - 12:10

Herman Marshall: Modelling the Relativistic Jets in SS 433 Using Chandra X-ray Spectroscopy

12:10 - 12:35

Anton Zensus: Extragalactic relativistic jets and nuclear regions in galaxies

12:35 - 14:00

Lunch Break

Wrap-up
14:00 - 14:45 Roger Blandford: Conference Summary
End of Conference
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