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School of Modern Astrophysics (SOMA-2014)

"X-ray Astronomy and Particle Astrophysics"

AQUAMARINE SPA-HOTEL, July 15-26, 2014

First Announcement

Dmitry Zimin Dynasty Foundation with the assistance of the Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology organizes the International School - Tenth Summer School of Modern Astrophysics. The school takes place on 15-26 July 2014 at the Aquamarine Spa-Hotel (Zelenogorsk) located an hour drive away from Saint-Petersburg downtown. The school is primarily aimed at graduate students and postdocs and will be limited to about 50 participants. The working language of the school is English.

This year the summer school covers theoretical and observational X-ray astronomy, particle astrophysics and plasma particle-in-cell (PIC) simulations. Lectures, practical and laboratory work as well as exams will be held during the School.

Registration is now closed. The list of accepted participants can be found here. Preference is given to those actively working in the field of the astrophysics of compact objects. Full financial support including living and traveling (economy class) expenses will be available.


Mike Revnivtsev (Space Research Institute, Moscow): Lecture plan
Andrei Demekhov (Institute of Applied Physics, N.Novgorod): Lecture plan
Mark Dieckmann (Linköping University, Sweden): Lecture plan
Valery Nakariakov (The University of Warwick, UK): Lecture plan
Sergei Bulanov (Kansai Photon Science Institute, Japan): Lecture plan
Andrei Bykov (Ioffe Institute, Sankt-Petersburg): Lecture plan
Juri Poutanen (Tuorla Observatory, Finland): Lecture plan

Scientific organizing committee

A.V. Gurevich (Chair), D.A. Varshalovich, V.V. Zheleznyakov, L.M. Zeleny, N.S. Kardashev, A.M. Cherepashchuk, V.S. Beskin, V.A. Dogiel, V.N. Lukash, V.V. Kocharovsky, D.I. Nagirner, D.G. Yakovlev

Local organizing committee

Vasily Beskin, Daria Bolotinskaya, Vladislav Tsvetkov

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