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TEXAS 2008
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Invited Speakers

Morning sessions will consist of approximately twenty plenary talks, and afternoon will consist of 16 parallel sessions, covering the full range of relativistic astrophysics topics including:

  • Cosmology
  • Compact Objects
  • Particle Astrophysics
  • Early Universe
  • Gamma Ray Astronomy
  • Active Galaxies
  • Cosmic Rays
  • Supernovae
  • Dark Energy
  • Tests of Gravity
  • Numerical Relativity
  • The Galactic Centre
  • Gravitational Waves

Confirmed plenary speakers include:

  • Tom Abel Reionization
  • Manuela Campanelli Numerical Gravity
  • Sean Carroll Dark Energy
  • Jonathan Feng Astroparticle Physics
  • Wendy Freedman The cosmological distance scale
  • Reinhard Genzel The black hole at the Galactic Centre
  • Henk Hoekstra Gravitational Lensing
  • Craig Hogan What is wrong with cosmology?
  • Phil Hopkins Galaxy formation, black holes and AGN
  • Eiichiro Komatsu IUPAP Prize Talk: Non-Gaussianity
  • Lawrence Krauss The future of the Universe
  • Shri Kulkarni Gamma-ray Bursts
  • Andrew Liddle Inflation
  • Peter Michelson GLAST
  • Sterl Phinney Gravity Waves
  • Paul Sommers The Pierre Auger Observatory
  • Ingrid Stairs The Double Pulsar
  • Virginia Trimble A remarkable achievement ... Texas at 45
  • Clifford Will Tests of General Relativity

Public Talk:

  • Rocky Kolb

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