Nordic Millimetre and Optical/NIR Astronomy Summer School

Observational cosmology and the formation and evolution of galaxies

Course Schedule

TimeActivityTeacher
Monday, June 11
9:00Welcome, logistics, quick name round, program, etc.Andersen, Conway, Knudsen
9:30Introduction to cosmologyAkrami
10:15Coffee/tea
10:30Introduction to cosmology (cont'd)Akrami
11:15Questions and discussion
11:30Tour of the observatoryPersson
12:30Lunch
13:30CMB (I)Eriksen
14:30Questions and discussion
14:45Introduction to projects and observations with NOT/20mErikson, Akrami, Fynbo, Muller, Conway, Pursimo
16:00Coffee/tea
16:15Student self introductions (I) / 9 x 5 minutes
17:00Begin project work
19:00Dinner
Evening/nightObservations (OSO 20m)Group 1
 
Tuesday, June 12
9:30SNe cosmology (I)Amanullah
10:30Questions and discussion
10:45Coffee/tea
11:00CMB (II)Eriksen
12:00Questions and discussion
12:30Lunch
13:30MM interferometry / ALMA (I)Marti-Vidal
14:30Questions and discussion
14:45Coffee/tea
15:00Reduction and analysis of NOT dataPursimo
16:00Questions and discussion
16:15Student self introductions (II) / 9 x 5 minutes
17:00Project work
19:00Dinner
Evening/nightNOTCam obs with NOTGroup 1
 
Wednesday, June 13
9:30Introduction to galaxy formation and evolutionFynbo
10:30Questions and discussion
10:45Coffee/tea
11:00High redshift galaxiesFynbo
12:00Questions and discussion
12:30Lunch
13:30SNe cosmology (II)Amanullah
14:30Questions and discussion
14:45Coffee/tea
15:00Dark MatterRomeo
16:00Questions and discussion
16:15Project work
19:00Dinner
Evening/nightNOTCam obs with NOTGroup 1
 
Thursday, June 14
9:30Galaxy clustersHorellou
10:30Questions and discussion
10:45Coffee/tea
11:00SZ-effectHorellou
12:00Questions and discussion
12:30Lunch
13:30Interacting galaxiesAalto
14:30Questions and discussion
14:45Coffee/tea
15:00AGN, black hole growthKotilainen
16:00Questions and discussion
16:15Project work
19:00Dinner
Evening/nightALFOSC obs with NOTGroup 3
 
Friday, June 15
9:30Black hole growth and the Mbh-Mbulge relationKotilainen
10:30Coffee/tea
10:45Evolution of the Mbh-Mbulge relation (cont'd)
11:45Questions and discussion
12:30Lunch
13:30MM interferometry / ALMA (II)Marti-Vidal
(14h)(short break 5-10 min)
15:00Questions and discussion
15:30Coffee/tea
15:45Project work
19:00Dinner
Evening/nightALFOSC obs with NOTGroup 3
 
Saturday, June 16
10:00Dark enery / EuclidKoivisto
10:45Coffee/tea
11:00Dark enery / Euclid (cont'd)Koivisto
11:45Questions and discussion
12:15Lunch
13:30Theories/models/simulations for galaxy formationLlinares
14:30Questions and discussion
15:00Coffee/tea
15:15Project work
19:00Dinner
Evening/nightALFOSC obs with NOTGroup 3
 
Sunday, June 17
All-day excursion = free time in Gothenburg
(Details will be provided at the beginning of the school)
 
Monday, June 18
09:30Pop III starsZackrisson
10:30Questions and discussion
10:45Coffee/tea
11:00Ly-alpha emission as a probe for GFEFynbo
12:00Questions and discussion
12:30Lunch
13:30Theories/models/simulations for galaxy formation and evolutionLlinares
14:30Questions and discussion
14:45Coffee/tea
15:00Square Kilometer Array (SKA)Conway
16:00Questions and discussion
16:15Project work
19:00Dinner
Evening/nightObservations (OSO 20m)Group 1
 
Tuesday, June 19
09:00QSO absorption line systems, IGMFynbo
10:00Questions and discussion
10:15Coffee/tea
10:30Gravitational lensingZackrisson
11:30Questions and discussion
12:00Lunch
13:00Epoch of Reionization
This lecture has been cancelled
Mellema
14:00Questions and discussion
14:30Project work rest of the day
15:30Coffee/tea
19:00Dinner
 
Wednesday, June 20
09:00Student presentations of projects and discussions
12:30Lunch
13:30or later: Departure