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March 1st-11th, 2016
Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina, Florianópolis, Brazil
 
 
Speaker: Prof. Felix Aharonian

Institutions: Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies - DIAS, Dublin, Ireland; Max-Planck-Institut fuer Kernphysik, Heidelberg, Alemanha; CAPES-ICRANet Visiting Professor at ICRANet-Rio de Janeiro (CBPF) and at Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina, Florianópolis, Brazil

Mini course - Timetable
01/03: 16:00 - 17:30
02/03: 10:00 - 11:30 (trasmitted at 14:00 - 15:30 Rome time)
03/03: 10:00 - 11:30 (trasmitted at 14:00 - 15:30 Rome time)
04/03: 09:00 - 10:30 (trasmitted at 13:00 - 14:30 Rome time)
07/03: 16:00 - 17:30
09/03: 10:00 - 11:30 (trasmitted at 14:00 - 15:30 Rome time)


Mini course - Lectures
"Nonthermal High Energy Universe"
1 - Introduction: nonthermal phenomena in the Universe.
2 - Messengers of nonthermal Universe and their detection techniques.
3 - Cosmic Rays.
4 - High Energy Gamma Rays.
5 - Neutrinos.
6 - Supernova Remnants and the Origin of Galactic Cosmic Rays.
7 - Pulsars, Pulsar Winds, and Pulsar Wind Nebulae.
8 - Active Galactic Nuclei.
9 - Observational Cosmology with High Energy Gamma Rays.


Slides
Lectures 1-2: pdf
Lecture 3: pdf
Lecture 4: pdf
Lecture 5: pdf
Lecture 6: pdf

Seminar
11/03: 14:15 - 16:00

Slides: pdf

Title: Nature's Extreme Accelerators Exploring the Nonthermal Universe with High Energy Gamma Rays.
Abstract:  
Cosmic gamma rays carry key information about high energy phenomena in variety of astrophysical environments. Being a part of modern astrophysics and astroparticle physics, gamma-ray astronomy is a discipline in its own right. It addresses an impressively broad rang of topics related to the nonthermal Universe - acceleration, propagation, and radiation of relativistic particles on all astronomical scales: from compact objects like pulsars (neutron stars) and microquasars (accreting black holes) to giant radiogalaxies and galaxy clusters. I will briefly describe the status and discuss the objectives of the field with a emphasis on three major topics: Origin of Cosmic Rays, Physics and Astrophysics of relativistic outflows, and cosmological issues related to the intergalactic radiation and magnetic fields.
 
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March 2nd, 2016 - 3,30 pm
ICRANet Pescara 
 
ICRANet Seminar
 
 
 
Speaker: Prof. Gregory Vereshchagin

Institution: ICRANet

Title: Fast radio bursts pdf
Abstract:  
We discuss recent results obtained in the study of Fast Radio Bursts - new phenomenon which is likely to have astrophysical origin. In particular, the recent claim in identification of the host galaxy of FRB 150418 by Keane et al. (2016) and its criticism by Williams and Berger (2016) will be reviewed.
 
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