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 pcos.gsfc.nasa.gov/physpag/ 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 jpl.nasa.gov)
  • Meetings of all four Study Analysis Groups:
    • Inflation Probe SAG (Chair: Shaul Hanany, hanany AT physics.umn.edu)
    • X-ray SAG (Chair: Jay Bookbinder, jbookbinder AT cfa.harvard.edu)
    • Gravitational Wave SAG (Chair: Guido Mueller, mueller AT phys.ufl.edu)
    • Gamma Ray SAG (Chair: Elizabeth Hays, elizabeth.a.hays AT nasa.gov)

Registration Information

Location and Lodging

For general questions regarding the meeting, please contact PhysPAG chair Steve Ritz (ritz AT scipp.ucsc.edu) or PCOS Chief Scientist Ann Hornschemeier Ann.Hornschemeier AT nasa.gov)

Program News

13 Nov 2014
NASA issues second Dear Colleague Letter for community participation in the Athena Science Study Team Working Groups DEADLINE DECEMBER 1ST »  [PDF]
1 Oct 2014
2014 Program Annual Technology Report (PATR) now available »  [PDF]

Project News

Chandra News
27 Oct 2014
NASA's Chandra Observatory Identifies Impact of Cosmic Chaos on Star Birth » Details
Fermi News
21 Oct 2014
NASA's Fermi Satellite Finds Hints of Starquakes in Magnetar 'Storm' » 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

Related News

NuSTAR News
13 Nov 2014
NASA X-ray Telescopes Find Black Hole May Be a Neutrino Factory » Details
Suzaku News
2 Jul 2014
Iron 'Fingerprints' Point Astronomers to Supernova Suspects » Details
Swift News
30 Sep 2014
NASA's Swift Mission Observes Mega Flares from a Mini Star » Details