INTRODUCTION
TO COSMOLOGY


UJ Marian Smoluchowski Year 2017
Under the honorary patronage of the Rector of the Jagiellonian University, prof. Wojciech Nowak
Under the honorary patronage of the President of Kraków, prof. Jacek Majchrowski



Information

The conference poster

The purpose of the 3rd Cosmology School in Cracow is to give an introduction to the current knowledge in cosmology, both in theory and observations. This School is intended for undergraduate, MSc and PhD students, as well as young postdoctoral researchers, interested in these fields.

The program of the school will include mini-workshops on:
  • cosmological simulations,
  • Virtual Observatory database and tools,
  • SED fitting.
Main topics:
  • Conceptual foundations and issues in cosmology
  • Cosmological survey and main tools of observational cosmology
  • Cosmic Web
  • Galaxy-AGN co-evolution
  • Prospects for next generation CMB experiments
  • Astrophysics of star formation
  • Galaxy evolution
  • Dust in galaxies
  • Modelling galaxy Spectral Energy Distributions
  • Cosmological simulations
  • Virtual Observatory
  • Baryonic Acoustic Oscillations

SOC:
  • Agnieszka Pollo (NCBJ/UJ)
  • Janusz Krywult (UJK)
  • Marek Jamrozy (UJ)
  • Michał Chodorowski (CAMK PAN)
LOC:
  • Małgorzata (Goha) Bankowicz
  • Agnieszka Kurcz
  • Tomasz Kundera
  • Aleksander Herzig
  • Tobiasz Górecki
  • Magdalena Krupa
  • Julia Piotrowska
Contact: cosmoschool2017@oa.uj.edu.pl
The meeting place: Faculty of Physics, Astronomy and Applied Computer Science of the Jagiellonian Univeristy in Cracow.