Events

November 25, 2013

Upcoming Events – December 2013

Dec. 1-3 – Workshop: Expansive Skies, An Astronomy Weekend, Abiquiu, N.M.

http://ghostranch.org/expansive-skies-an-astronomy-weekend/

Dec. 1-6 – 10th Latin American Symposium on Nuclear Physics and Applications, Montevideo, Uruguay

www.fing.edu.uy/if/lasnpa/index.php

Dec. 1-6 – Seventh TRR33 Winter School, Passo del Tonale, Italy

http://darkuniverse.uni-hd.de/view/Main/WinterSchool13

Dec. 2-3 – WISH Science Workshop: Exploring Into Darkness, Tokyo, Japan

www.wishmission.org/sciws2013/Welcome.html

Dec. 2-4 – International Francqui Symposium: What Asteroseismology Has to Offer to Astrophysics, Brussels, Belgium

http://fys.kuleuven.be/ster/meetings/francqui/francqui

Dec. 2-6 – Conference: Massive Young Star Clusters Near and Far – From the Milky Way to Re-ionization, Puebla, Mexico

www.inaoep.mx/~progharo/gh2013Cnf/index.php

Dec. 2-6 – Workshop: Multi-Messengers from Core-Collapse Supernovae, Fukuoka, Japan

www.cis.fukuoka-u.ac.jp/~kkotake/sn_MM13.html

Dec. 3-4 – 27th European Space Thermal Analysis Workshop, Noordwijk, the Netherlands

http://congrexprojects.com/2013-events/13m33

Dec. 4 – Lecture: Microstructural Constraints on Complex Thermal Histories of Refractory Inclusions from CO3 Chondrites – A FIB/TEM Study, Houston, Texas

www.lpi.usra.edu/lpi/seminars/#2260

Dec. 4-6 – SPARC Workshop: Water Vapor Assessment II – Satellite Data Quality Assessment, Pasadena, Calif.

www.imk-asf.kit.edu/english/WAVAS2013.php

Dec. 5/6 – Lecture: The Planck Space Telescope – Revealing the Ancient Universe, Pasadena, Calif.

www.jpl.nasa.gov/events/lectures_archive.php?year=2013&month=12

Dec. 5 – Colloquium: The Mopra Southern Galactic Plane CO Survey – The Formation of Molecular Clouds, Sydney, Australia

www.atnf.csiro.au/news/news.php?action=show_item&item_id=1243

Dec. 5-6 – Meet The Space, Krakow, Poland

www.meetthespace.org/

Dec. 5-6 – High Throughput Satellites Roudtable 2013: The Game-Changer in Action, London, United Kingdom

www.uk-emp.co.uk/emp-home/current-events/hts-london-roundtable-2013/

Dec. 5-6 – Meeting: Guidance for NSF on National Ocean Science Research Priorities – Decadal Survey for Ocean Sciences, San Francisco, Calif.

http://www8.nationalacademies.org/cp/meetingview.aspx?MeetingID=6930

Dec. 8-11 – Seventh Australasian Conference on General Relativity and Gravitation, Hamilton Island, Australia

http://acgrg7.org/

Dec. 8-12 – Fifth Subaru International Conference: Exoplanets and Disks – Their Formation and Diversity, Keauhou Bay, Big Island of Hawaii

http://exoplanets.astron.s.u-tokyo.ac.jp/SubaruConf13/

Dec. 8-13 – 27th Texas Symposium on Relativistic Astrophysics, Dallas, Texas

http://nsm.utdallas.edu/texas2013/

Dec. 9-12 – 6th International Workshop on Astronomical X-Ray Optics, Prague, Czech Republic

http://axro.cz/axro13/

Dec. 9-13 – 46th Annual Fall Meeting of the American Geophysical Union, San Francisco, Calif.

http://fallmeeting.agu.org/2013/

Dec. 9-13 – Conference: The Metre Wavelength Sky – Celebrating 50 years of Radio Astronomy at TIFR, Pune, India

http://mwsky.ncra.tifr.res.in/mwsky/

Dec. 9-13 – Astroinformatics 2013 Conference: Knowledge From Data, Sydney, Australia

www.atnf.csiro.au/research/workshops/2013/astroinformatics/

Dec. 10 – AGU Town Hall Meeting: Guidance for NSF on National Ocean Science Research Priorities – Decadal Survey for Ocean Sciences, San Francisco, Calif.

http://www8.nationalacademies.org/cp/meetingview.aspx?MeetingID=6941

Dec. 10-13 – Workshop: Astrotomography II – Imaging at the Micro-arcsecond Scale, Santiago, Chile

www.eso.org/sci/meetings/2013/tomo2013.html

Dec. 12 – Human Spaceflight: Public and Stakeholder Opinions Panel Meeting 4, Washington, D.C.

http://www8.nationalacademies.org/cp/meetingview.aspx?MeetingID=6736&MeetingNo=4

Dec. 12-18 – Conference on Elementary Particles, Astrophysics, and Cosmology, Fort Lauderdale, Fla.

http://cgc.physics.miami.edu/Miami2013.html

Dec. 13 – Royal Astronomical Society Normal Meeting, London, United Kingdom

www.ras.org.uk/component/gem/?id=249

Dec. 13 – Meeting: Space Weather – A Dialogue Between Scientists and Forecasters, London, United Kingdom

www.ras.org.uk/component/gem/?id=248

Dec. 13 – Meeting: The Topology of the Universe on large and Small Scales, London, United Kingdom

www.ras.org.uk/component/gem/?id=247

Dec. 16-18 – 5th European Space Cryogenics Workshop, Noordwijk, The Netherlands

http://congrexprojects.com/2013-events/13m30/introduction

Dec. 16-18 – Workshop: The Sleeping Giant – Measuring Ocean Ice Interactions in Antarctica – Part II, Pasadena, Calif.

www.kiss.caltech.edu/workshops/ocean-ice2013b/index.html

Dec. 16-20 – International Moscow Workshop on Solar Physics: The Sun – Active and Quiet – 2013, Moscow, Russia

http://tesis.lebedev.ru/workshop2013.html

Dec. 16-20 – 5th International Workshop on High Energy Physics in the LHC Era, Valparaiso, Chile

http://indico.cern.ch/conferenceDisplay.py?confId=252857

Dec. 17-20 – Gravitational Wave Physics and Astronomy Workshop, Pune, India

www.iucaa.ernet.in/~gwpaw/

Dec. 18 – Hyper-Kamiokande EU Open Meeting, London, United Kingdom

http://indico.cern.ch/conferenceDisplay.py?confId=278933

Dec. 18-19 – First ESA Workshop on the Physics of Microgravity Cryogenic Sloshing Motions, Noordwijk, The Netherlands

www.congrexprojects.com/2013-events/13m30b/introduction

Dec. 19-20 – Topical Research Meeting: Prospects in Neutrino Physics, London, United Kingdom

https://www.iopconferences.org/iop/frontend/reg/thome.csp?pageID=184880&eventID=421&eventID=421

Dec. 19-21 – Sixth Black Holes Workshop, Braga, Portugal

http://bhw2013.wikidot.com/

Dec. 25-27 – Conference: Theoretical Space Physics and Astronomy in Anticipation of the 2020s, Tokyo, Japan

http://indico.ipmu.jp/indico/conferenceDisplay.py?ovw=True&confId=27




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