Description
TOPICS:

•	INTRODUCTION TO COSMOLOGY
•	EARLY UNIVERSE
•	COSMIC MICROWAVE BACKGROUND
•	INFLATION
•	LENSING
•	DARK MATTER
•	GRAVITATIONAL WAVES
•	LARGE SCALE STRUCTURES
•	NEUTRINOS
•	STAR FORMATION
•	DARK ENERGY


LECTURERS:

* M. Bartelmann (Heidelberg)
* L. Baudis (Zurich)
* V. Bromm  (Austin)
* R. Caldwell (Dartmouth)
* S. Hannestad (Aarhus)
* S. Hughes (MIT)
* L. Hui (Columbia)
* L. Kofman (CITA)
* V. Rubakov (Moscow)
* U. Seljak (Zurich)
* D. Wands (Portsmouth)
Go to day
  • Monday, 21 July 2008
    • 08:30 - 09:50 REGISTRATION & ADMINISTRATIVE FORMALITIES
      Location: Leonardo da Vinci Building, Lobby
      • 08:30 REGISTRATION & ADMINISTRATIVE FORMALITIES 1h20'
    • 09:50 - 10:00 WELCOME
      Location: Leonardo da Vinci Building Main Lecture Hall
      • 09:50 WELCOME 10'
    • 10:00 - 11:00 Introduction to Cosmology and Inflation - Lecture 1
      Location: Leonardo da Vinci Building Main Lecture Hall
      • 10:00 Introduction to Cosmology and Inflation - Lecture 1 1h0'
        Speaker: L. Kofman (CITA, Canada)
    • 11:00 - 11:45 Coffee Break
      Location: Leonardo da Vinci Building Terrace
      • 11:00 Coffee Break 45'
    • 11:45 - 12:45 Introduction to Cosmology and Inflation - Lecture 2
      Location: Leonardo da Vinci Building Main Lecture Hall
      • 11:45 Introduction to Cosmology and Inflation - Lecture 2 1h0'
        Speaker: L. Kofman (CITA, Canada)
    • 12:45 - 14:15 Lunch
      Location: Leonardo da Vinci Building Main Lecture Hall
      • 12:45 Lunch 1h30'
    • 14:15 - 15:15 Dark Energy - Lecture 1
      Location: Leonardo da Vinci Building Main Lecture Hall
      • 14:15 Dark Energy - Lecture 1 1h0'
        Speaker: R. Caldwell (Dartmouth College, U.S.A.)
        Material: lecture notes
    • 15:15 - 16:15 Dark Matter - Lecture 1
      Location: Leonardo da Vinci Building Main Lecture Hall
      • 15:15 Dark Matter - Lecture 1 1h0'
        Speaker: L. Baudis (Universitat Zurich, Switzerland)
        Material: lecture notes
    • 16:15 - 16:45 Break
      Location: Leonardo da Vinci Building Main Lecture Hall
      • 16:15 Break 30'
    • 16:45 - 17:45 First Stars and Galaxies - Lecture 1
      Location: Leonardo da Vinci Building Main Lecture Hall
      • 16:45 First Stars and Galaxies - Lecture 1 1h0'
        Speaker: V. Bromm (University of Texas at Austin, U.S.A.)
  • Tuesday, 22 July 2008
    • 09:30 - 10:30 Large Scale Structures - Lecture 1
      Location: Leonardo da Vinci Building Main Lecture Hall
      • 09:30 Large Scale Structures - Lecture 1 1h0'
        Speaker: L. Hui (Columbia University, U.S.A.)
    • 10:30 - 11:15 Coffee Break
      Location: Leonardo da Vinci Building Terrace
      • 10:30 Coffee Break 45'
    • 11:15 - 12:15 Dark Energy - Lecture 2
      Location: Leonardo da Vinci Building Main Lecture Hall
      • 11:15 Dark Energy - Lecture 2 1h0'
        Speaker: R. Caldwell (Dartmouth College, U.S.A.)
    • 12:15 - 13:45 Lunch
      Location: Leonardo da Vinci Building Main Lecture Hall
      • 12:15 Lunch 1h30'
    • 13:45 - 14:45 Introduction to Cosmology and Inflation - Lecture 3
      Location: Leonardo da Vinci Building Main Lecture Hall
      • 13:45 Introduction to Cosmology and Inflation - Lecture 3 1h0'
        Speaker: L. Kofman (CITA, Canada)
    • 14:45 - 15:45 Introduction to Cosmology and Inflation - Lecture 4
      Location: Leonardo da Vinci Building Main Lecture Hall
      • 14:45 Introduction to Cosmology and Inflation - Lecture 4 1h0'
        Speaker: L. Kofman (CITA, Canada)
    • 15:45 - 16:15 Break
      Location: Leonardo da Vinci Building Main Lecture Hall
      • 15:45 Break 30'
    • 16:15 - 17:15 Dark Matter - Lecture 2
      Location: Leonardo da Vinci Building Main Lecture Hall
      • 16:15 Dark Matter - Lecture 2 1h0'
        Speaker: L. Baudis (Universitat Zurich, Switzerland)
        Material: lecture notes
    • 19:00 - 21:00 RECEPTION
      Location: Adriatico Guest House (Terrace)
      • 19:00 RECEPTION 2h0'
  • Wednesday, 23 July 2008
    • 09:30 - 10:30 First Stars and Galaxies - Lecture 2
      Location: Leonardo da Vinci Building Main Lecture Hall
      • 09:30 First Stars and Galaxies - Lecture 2 1h0'
        Speaker: V. Bromm (University of Texas at Austin, U.S.A.)
    • 10:30 - 11:15 Coffee Break
      Location: Leonardo da Vinci Building Terrace
      • 10:30 Coffee Break 45'
    • 11:15 - 12:15 Large Scale Structures - Lecture 2
      Location: Leonardo da Vinci Building Main Lecture Hall
      • 11:15 Large Scale Structures - Lecture 2 1h0'
        Speaker: L. Hui (Columbia University, U.S.A.)
    • 12:15 - 13:45 Lunch
      Location: Leonardo da Vinci Building Main Lecture Hall
      • 12:15 Lunch 1h30'
    • 13:45 - 14:45 Dark Matter - Lecture 3
      Location: Leonardo da Vinci Building Main Lecture Hall
      • 13:45 Dark Matter - Lecture 3 1h0'
        Speaker: L. Baudis (Universitat Zurich, Switzerland)
        Material: lecture notes
    • 14:45 - 15:45 Inflation and Cosmological Perturbations - Lecture 1
      Location: Leonardo da Vinci Building Main Lecture Hall
      • 14:45 Inflation and Cosmological Perturbations - Lecture 1 1h0'
        Speaker: D. Wands (University of Portsmouth, U.K.)
        Material: lecture notes
    • 15:45 - 16:15 Break
      Location: Leonardo da Vinci Building Main Lecture Hall
      • 15:45 Break 30'
    • 16:15 - 17:15 Inflation and Cosmological Perturbations - Lecture 2
      Location: Leonardo da Vinci Building Main Lecture Hall
      • 16:15 Inflation and Cosmological Perturbations - Lecture 2 1h0'
        Speaker: D. Wands (University of Portsmouth, U.K.)
  • Thursday, 24 July 2008
    • 09:30 - 10:30 Dark Energy - Lecture 3
      Location: Leonardo da Vinci Building Main Lecture Hall
      • 09:30 Dark Energy - Lecture 3 1h0'
        Speaker: R. Caldwell (Dartmouth College, U.S.A.)
    • 10:30 - 11:15 Coffee Break
      Location: Leonardo da Vinci Building Terrace
      • 10:30 Coffee Break 45'
    • 11:15 - 12:15 Large Scale Structures - Lecture 3
      Location: Leonardo da Vinci Building Main Lecture Hall
      • 11:15 Large Scale Structures - Lecture 3 1h0'
        Speaker: L. Hui (Columbia University, U.S.A.)
    • 12:15 - 13:45 Lunch
      Location: Leonardo da Vinci Building Main Lecture Hall
      • 12:15 Lunch 1h30'
    • 13:45 - 14:45 Inflation and Cosmological Perturbations - Lecture 3
      Location: Leonardo da Vinci Building Main Lecture Hall
      • 13:45 Inflation and Cosmological Perturbations - Lecture 3 1h0'
        Speaker: D. Wands (University of Portsmouth, U.K.)
    • 14:45 - 15:45 First Stars and Galaxies - Lecture 3
      Location: Leonardo da Vinci Building Main Lecture Hall
      • 14:45 First Stars and Galaxies - Lecture 3 1h0'
        Speaker: V. Bromm (University of Texas at Austin, U.S.A.)
    • 15:45 - 16:15 Break
      Location: Leonardo da Vinci Building Main Lecture Hall
      • 15:45 Break 30'
    • 16:15 - 17:15 Dark Matter - Lecture 4
      Location: Leonardo da Vinci Building Main Lecture Hall
      • 16:15 Dark Matter - Lecture 4 1h0'
        Speaker: L. Baudis (Universitat Zurich, Switzerland)
        Material: lecture notes
  • Friday, 25 July 2008
    • 09:30 - 10:30 Large Scale Structures - Lecture 4
      Location: Leonardo da Vinci Building Main Lecture Hall
      • 09:30 Large Scale Structures - Lecture 4 1h0'
        Speaker: L. Hui (Columbia University, U.S.A.)
    • 10:30 - 11:15 Coffee Break
      Location: Leonardo da Vinci Building Terrace
      • 10:30 Coffee Break 45'
    • 11:15 - 12:15 First Stars and Galaxies - Lecture 4
      Location: Leonardo da Vinci Building Main Lecture Hall
      • 11:15 First Stars and Galaxies - Lecture 4 1h0'
        Speaker: V. Bromm (University of Texas at Austin, U.S.A.)
    • 12:15 - 13:45 Lunch
      Location: Leonardo da Vinci Building Main Lecture Hall
      • 12:15 Lunch 1h30'
    • 13:45 - 14:45 Cosmology and Particle Physics - Lecture 1
      Location: Leonardo da Vinci Building Main Lecture Hall
      • 13:45 Cosmology and Particle Physics - Lecture 1 1h0'
        Speaker: V. A. Rubakov (Russian Academy of Sciences, Russia)
        Material: lecture notes
    • 14:45 - 15:45 Inflation and Cosmological Perturbations - Lecture 4
      Location: Leonardo da Vinci Building Main Lecture Hall
      • 14:45 Inflation and Cosmological Perturbations - Lecture 4 1h0'
        Speaker: D. Wands (University of Portsmouth, U.K.)
    • 15:45 - 16:15 Break
      Location: Leonardo da Vinci Building Main Lecture Hall
      • 15:45 Break 30'
    • 16:15 - 17:15 Dark Energy - Lecture 4
      Location: Leonardo da Vinci Building Main Lecture Hall
      • 16:15 Dark Energy - Lecture 4 1h0'
        Speaker: R. Caldwell (Dartmouth College, U.S.A.)
  • Monday, 28 July 2008
    • 09:30 - 10:30 Cosmology and Particle Physics - Lecture 2
      Location: Leonardo da Vinci Building Main Lecture Hall
      • 09:30 Cosmology and Particle Physics - Lecture 2 1h0'
        Speaker: V. A. Rubakov (Russian Academy of Sciences, Russia)
        Material: lecture notes
    • 10:30 - 11:15 Coffee Break
      Location: Leonardo da Vinci Building Terrace
      • 10:30 Coffee Break 45'
    • 11:15 - 12:15 Gravitational waves - Lecture 1
      Location: Leonardo da Vinci Building Main Lecture Hall
      • 11:15 Gravitational waves - Lecture 1 1h0'
        Speaker: S. A. Hughes (MIT, U.S.A.)
        Material: lecture notes
    • 12:15 - 13:45 Lunch
      Location: Leonardo da Vinci Building Main Lecture Hall
      • 12:15 Lunch 1h30'
    • 13:45 - 14:45 Cosmology and Particle Physics - Lecture 3
      Location: Leonardo da Vinci Building Main Lecture Hall
      • 13:45 Cosmology and Particle Physics - Lecture 3 1h0'
        Speaker: V. A. Rubakov (Russian Academy of Sciences, Russia)
        Material: lecture notes
    • 14:45 - 15:45 Cosmic Microwave Background - Lecture 1
      Location: Leonardo da Vinci Building Main Lecture Hall
      • 14:45 Cosmic Microwave Background - Lecture 1 1h0'
        Speaker: U. Seljak (Universitat Zurich, Switzerland)
        Material: lecture notes
    • 15:45 - 16:15 Break
      Location: Leonardo da Vinci Building Main Lecture Hall
      • 15:45 Break 30'
    • 16:15 - 17:15 Cosmology and Particle Physics - Lecture 4
      Location: Leonardo da Vinci Building Main Lecture Hall
      • 16:15 Cosmology and Particle Physics - Lecture 4 1h0'
        Speaker: V. A. Rubakov (Russian Academy of Sciences, Russia)
        Material: lecture notes
  • Tuesday, 29 July 2008
    • 09:30 - 10:30 Gravitational lensing - Lecture 1
      Location: Leonardo da Vinci Building Main Lecture Hall
      • 09:30 Gravitational lensing - Lecture 1 1h0'
        Speaker: M. Bartelmann (Universitat Heidelberg, Germany)
    • 10:30 - 11:15 Coffee Break
      Location: Leonardo da Vinci Building Terrace
      • 10:30 Coffee Break 45'
    • 11:15 - 12:15 Neutrino Physics - Lecture 1
      Location: Leonardo da Vinci Building Main Lecture Hall
      • 11:15 Neutrino Physics - Lecture 1 1h0'
        Speaker: S. Hannestad (University of Aarhus, Denmark)
    • 12:15 - 13:45 Lunch
      Location: Leonardo da Vinci Building Main Lecture Hall
      • 12:15 Lunch 1h30'
    • 13:45 - 14:45 Gravitational waves - Lecture 2
      Location: Leonardo da Vinci Building Main Lecture Hall
      • 13:45 Gravitational waves - Lecture 2 1h0'
        Speaker: S. A. Hughes (MIT, U.S.A.)
        Material: lecture notes
    • 14:45 - 15:45 Cosmic Microwave Background - Lecture 2
      Location: Leonardo da Vinci Building Main Lecture Hall
      • 14:45 Cosmic Microwave Background - Lecture 2 1h0'
        Speaker: U. Seljak (Universitat Zurich, Switzerland)
    • 15:45 - 16:15 Break
      Location: Leonardo da Vinci Building Main Lecture Hall
      • 15:45 Break 30'
    • 16:15 - 17:15 Neutrino Physics - Lecture 2
      Location: Leonardo da Vinci Building Main Lecture Hall
      • 16:15 Neutrino Physics - Lecture 2 1h0'
        Speaker: S. Hannestad (University of Aarhus, Denmark)
  • Wednesday, 30 July 2008
    • 09:30 - 10:30 Gravitational waves - Lecture 3
      Location: Leonardo da Vinci Building Main Lecture Hall
      • 09:30 Gravitational waves - Lecture 3 1h0'
        Speaker: S. A. Hughes (MIT, U.S.A.)
        Material: lecture notes
    • 10:30 - 11:15 Coffee Break
      Location: Leonardo da Vinci Building Terrace
      • 10:30 Coffee Break 45'
    • 11:15 - 12:15 Neutrino Physics - Lecture 3
      Location: Leonardo da Vinci Building Main Lecture Hall
      • 11:15 Neutrino Physics - Lecture 3 1h0'
        Speaker: S. Hannestad (University of Aarhus, Denmark)
    • 12:15 - 13:45 Lunch
      Location: Leonardo da Vinci Building Main Lecture Hall
      • 12:15 Lunch 1h30'
    • 13:45 - 14:45 Gravitational lensing - Lecture 2
      Location: Leonardo da Vinci Building Main Lecture Hall
      • 13:45 Gravitational lensing - Lecture 2 1h0'
        Speaker: M. Bartelmann (Universitat Heidelberg, Germany)
    • 14:45 - 15:45 Neutrino Physics - Lecture 4
      Location: Leonardo da Vinci Building Main Lecture Hall
      • 14:45 Neutrino Physics - Lecture 4 1h0'
        Speaker: S. Hannestad (University of Aarhus, Denmark)
    • 15:45 - 16:15 Break
      Location: Leonardo da Vinci Building Main Lecture Hall
      • 15:45 Break 30'
    • 16:15 - 17:15 Discussion Session
      Location: Leonardo da Vinci Building Main Lecture Hall
      • 16:15 Discussion Session 1h0'
  • Thursday, 31 July 2008
    • 09:30 - 10:30 Gravitational lensing - Lecture 3
      Location: Leonardo da Vinci Building Main Lecture Hall
      • 09:30 Gravitational lensing - Lecture 3 1h0'
        Speaker: M. Bartelmann (Universitat Heidelberg, Germany)
    • 10:30 - 11:15 Coffee Break
      Location: Leonardo da Vinci Building Terrace
      • 10:30 Coffee Break 45'
    • 11:15 - 12:15 Gravitational waves - Lecture 4
      Location: Leonardo da Vinci Building Main Lecture Hall
      • 11:15 Gravitational waves - Lecture 4 1h0'
        Speaker: S. A. Hughes (MIT, U.S.A.)
        Material: lecture notes
    • 12:15 - 13:45 Lunch
      Location: Leonardo da Vinci Building Main Lecture Hall
      • 12:15 Lunch 1h30'
    • 13:45 - 14:45 Cosmic Microwave Background - Lecture 3
      Location: Leonardo da Vinci Building Main Lecture Hall
      • 13:45 Cosmic Microwave Background - Lecture 3 1h0'
        Speaker: U. Seljak (Universitat Zurich, Switzerland)
    • 14:45 - 15:45 Research Presentations - Session 1
      Location: Leonardo da Vinci Building Main Lecture Hall
      • 14:45 Research Presentations - Session 1 1h0'
    • 15:45 - 16:15 Break
      Location: Leonardo da Vinci Building Main Lecture Hall
      • 15:45 Break 30'
    • 16:15 - 17:15 Research Presentations - Session 2
      Location: Leonardo da Vinci Building Main Lecture Hall
      • 16:15 Research Presentations - Session 2 1h0'
  • Friday, 1 August 2008
    • 09:30 - 10:30 Gravitational lensing - Lecture 4
      Location: Leonardo da Vinci Building Main Lecture Hall
      • 09:30 Gravitational lensing - Lecture 4 1h0'
        Speaker: M. Bartelmann (Universitat Heidelberg, Germany)
    • 10:30 - 11:15 Coffee Break
      Location: Leonardo da Vinci Building Terrace
      • 10:30 Coffee Break 45'
    • 11:15 - 12:15 Cosmic Microwave Background - Lecture 4
      Location: Leonardo da Vinci Building Main Lecture Hall
      • 11:15 Cosmic Microwave Background - Lecture 4 1h0'
        Speaker: U. Seljak (Universitat Zurich, Switzerland)
    • 12:15 - 12:20 Letters of Participation - Distributed in Mail Boxes
      Location: Leonardo da Vinci Building Main Lecture Hall
      • 12:15 Letters of Participation - Distributed in Mail Boxes 5'
    • 12:20 - 12:20 ADDITIONAL MATERIAL
      Location: Leonardo da Vinci Building Main Lecture Hall
      • 12:20 ADDITIONAL MATERIAL