Physics of the Cosmos Program Analysis Group (PhysPAG) Meetings

Fourth Meeting: PhysPAG Meeting 2012

August 14-16, 2012
Holiday Inn Capitol
550 C Street SW
Washington, D.C.

List of registered participants

Announcing the fourth PhysPAG meeting in Washington, D.C. The PhysPAG Executive Committee is the Science Organizing Committee for this meeting (see for more information) and encourages the entire PCOS community to attend. Webcasting will be available for those unable to attend in person.

Final Program for the PhysPAG Meeting 2012 [PDF]

PhysPAG Meeting Logistics: Map of area, including food & coffee! [PDF]

Presentations for the PhysPAG Meeting 2012.

WebEx/Telecon Information for PhysPAG Meeting

Current planned agenda topics include:

  • Public presentation/discussion of the reports of PCOS Gravitational Wave and X-ray Studies
  • Discussion of PCOS-related ESA missions, including activity on Euclid
  • Dark Energy measurements from space (Organizer: Jason Rhodes, jason.d.rhodes AT
  • Meetings of all four Study Analysis Groups:
    • Inflation Probe SAG (Chair: Shaul Hanany, hanany AT
    • X-ray SAG (Chair: Jay Bookbinder, jbookbinder AT
    • Gravitational Wave SAG (Chair: Guido Mueller, mueller AT
    • Gamma Ray SAG (Chair: Elizabeth Hays, elizabeth.a.hays AT

Registration Information

Location and Lodging

For general questions regarding the meeting, please contact PhysPAG chair Steve Ritz (ritz AT or PCOS Chief Scientist Ann Hornschemeier Ann.Hornschemeier AT

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