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Astrophsyics

Physics of the Cosmos Program Analysis Group

APS April Meeting 2018
Quarks to the Cosmos (Q2C)

14–17 April 2018
Columbus, Ohio

  • PCOS-Related Activities at the APS
  • Stop by the PCOS table, where you can check out examples of strategic technologies developed under the PCOS SAT program and pick up Physics of the Cosmos items

    Physics of the Cosmos Minisymposium

    Saturday, 14 April 2018, 10:45 A.M.–12:15 P.M.
    Chair: Graça Rocha (JPL)
    Room: B230–231

    Agenda

     PCOS/PhysPAG Overview [PDF, 3.52MB]
    Terri Brandt
    InvitedMultimessenger Astrophysics Science Analysis Group Overview [PDF, 587KB]
    John Conklin
     HQ + PCOS Activities [PDF, 4.12MB]
    Rita Sambruna/Terri Brandt
    shortX-ray chirp of SMBH binaries detected with LISA [PDF, 11.9MB]
    Zoltan Haiman
    shortLISA status report [PDF, 26MB]
    Kelly Holley-Bockelmann
    shortAthena status report [PDF, 11.5MB]
    Andy Ptak (remote)

    Gravitational Wave SIG Minisymposium

    Saturday, 14 April 2018, 1:30 P.M.–3:00 P.M.
    Co-chairs: Kelly Holley-Bockelmann (Vanderbilt University), Nicolas Yunes (Montana State University)
    Room: A226

    Agenda

    InvitedFree-fall performance for the LISA gravitational wave observatory: new results from LISA Pathfinder [PDF, 78MB]
    Peter Wass
    ShortQuick-fire NLST Updates [PDF, 30.9MB]
    Kelly Holley-Bockelman
    ShortWhat will LISA reveal about theoretical physics? [PDF, 14.0MB]
    Nico Yunes
    ShortWhat will LISA reveal about black hole astrophysics? [PDF, 12.1MB]
    Emanuele Berti
    ShortThe GW view of X-ray binaries [PDF, 617KB]
    Tom Maccarone

    Cosmic Ray SIG Minisymposium

    Tuesday, 17 April 2018, 10:45 A.M.–12:15 P.M.
    Chair: Jim Beatty (Ohio State University)
    Room: B232–233

    Agenda

    InvitedRecent Observations of Galactic Cosmic Rays from Voyagers 1 and 2
    Alan Cummings
    ShortISS-CREAM and BACCUS [PDF, 7.78MB]
    Eun-Suk Seo
    ShortNeutrinos and UHECR Cosmic Rays with EUSO_SPB2 and POEMMA [PDF, 6.37MB]
    Lawrence Wiencke

    Gamma Ray SIG Minisymposium

    Tuesday, 17 April 2018, 1:30 P.M.–3:00 P.M.
    Chair: Sylvain Guiriec (George Washington University)
    Room: B230–231

    Agenda

     Presentation [PDF, 1.39MB]
     
    InvitedGAMERA: a gamma-ray telescope for the gravitational wave astrophysics era
    Matthew Kerr
     
     Further talks and business TBA

    Inflation Probe SIG Minisymposium

    Tuesday, 17 April 2018, 1:30 P.M.–3:00 P.M.
    Chair: Kevin Huffenberger (Florida State University)
    Room: B232–233

    Agenda

    InvitedUpdate on Inflation Probe Concepts
    Shaul Hanany
    ShortSpectral Distortions and Inflation [PDF, 534KB]
    Alan Kogut
    ShortThoughts on Systematic Errors for a CMB Polarization space mission [PDF, 584KB]
    Brendan Crill
    ShortComplementarity of sub-orbital and orbital missions [PDF, 857KB]
    Bill Jones
     
     Further talks and business TBA



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