PhysPAG Meeting 2012

Presentations

Tuesday, August 14
S. Ritz Welcome, PhysPAG Introduction, Meeting Plan
A. Hornschemeier PCOS Program Office Update
C. Martin COPAG Report
S. Gaudi ExoPAG Report
R. Petre X-ray Study Results
J.Livas/I. Thorpe Gravitational-Wave Study Results
A. Olinto Space Opportunities for Cosmic Ray Science
G. Mueller GWSAG Report
J. Bookbinder XRSAG
R. Petre Beyond the X-ray Mission Concepts Study
T. Pham PCOS Technology Needs Inputs and Prioritization Process
Wednesday, August 15
Plenary
N. Gehrels WFIRST Status Update
P. Schechter Euclid & WFIRST: Dark Energy & Cosmic Acceleration
D. Wienberg Cosmic Acceleration: WFIRST and Beyond
P. Hertz Group Discussions
IPSAG
J. Bock The EPIC-IM Mission Concept
B. Crill Detector Technology Lessons from Planck/HFI
P. de Bernardis Cosmic ORigins Explorer (COrE)
S. Hanany IPSAG Workshop
M. Hazumi LiteBIRD
K. Irwin Technology Development Needs for the Inflation Probe: Multiplexing
W. Jones Balloon-borne CMB Experiments to mid-decade and Beyond
A. Kogut Primordial Inflation Explorer (PIXIE)
C. Lawrence What have we learned from Planck about technology, foregrounds, calibration and systematics?
A. Lee Ground Based CMB Polarization Experiments
H. Moseley Technology Development Needs for the Inflation Probe: Detector arrays & focal-plane coupling
GWSAG
G. Mueller Gravitational Wave Science Analysis Group GW-SAG Inaugural meeting
XRSAG
G. Daelemans Costing of X Ray Science Mission Concepts:
Approach Overview
A. Falcone X-ray Active Pixel Sensors: Status and Development Needs for Future Missions
S. Bandler Status of current efforts and future needs in detectors
H. Marshall Soft X-ray Polarimetry using Multilayer Coated Mirrors
B. Ramsey Improving X-ray Optics Through Differential Deposition
P. Reid Technology Development Status: Adjustable Grazing Incidence X-ray Optics for Sub-arcsecond Imaging
W. Zhang Next Generation X-ray Optics: High Resolution, Light Weight and Low Cost
DE from Space
G. Aldering Integral Field Spectroscopy for a Dark Energy Space Mission
R. Bean Understanding dark energy
G. Bernstein Important ground-based observations for LSST dark energy science
J. Borrill High Performance Computing for Dark Energy Missions
J. Rhodes (for G. Bernstein) Ground-Based DE Projects
GammaSAG
P. Bloser Soft- and Medium-Energy Gamma-Ray Astronomy at the University of New Hampshire
S. Boggs The Nuclear Compton Telescope
L. Hays What is GammaSAG?
L. Hays Gamma-ray White Paper Discussion Notes
A. Moiseev A New Project for High Energy Gamma-Ray Astronomy: Space Gamma-Ray Telescope GAMMA-400
Thursday, August 16
J. Bookbinder XRSAG Debrief to PhysPAG
S. Hanany PhysPAG-Fest, August 2012, Report from the Inflation Probe SAG
E. Hayes GammaSAG Summary
G. Mueller Gravitational Wave Science Analysis Group GW-SAG Inaugural Meeting
J. Rhodes Dark Energy Summary
S. Ritz Wrap Up

Program News

1 Oct 2014
2014 Program Annual Technology Report (PATR) now available »  [PDF]
9 Sep 2014
Astrophysics Division of NASA's Science Mission Directorate issues open call for nominations to serve on Executive Committee of NASA's Physics of the Cosmos Program Analysis Group »  [PDF]
7 Aug 2014
IPSIG White Paper now available »  [PDF]

Project News

Chandra News
16 Sep 2014
NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory Finds Planet That Makes Star Act Deceptively Old » Details
Fermi News
31 Jul 2014
NASA's Fermi Space Telescope Reveals New Source of Gamma Rays » Details
Planck News
23 Oct 2013
Last Command Sent to ESA's Planck Space Telescope
» Details
XMM-Newton News
1 Sep 2014
Magnetar discovered close to supernova remnant Kesteven 79 » Details

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Swift News
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