16-20 August 2010
Niels Bohr Institute
Europe/Copenhagen timezone

Overview and purpose of the workshop

This workshop is intended to expose theoretical cosmologists to some of the important observations being made of our universe.  The goal is to encourage theorists to think concretely about the questions being raised by these new discoveries and also to acquire a sense of the realistic constraints on theoretical ideas and models that will be possible from the coming generation of cosmological observations.

The atmosphere will be lively and informal, with relatively few talks each day, to provide plenty of time for discussion and collaboration among the participants.

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     This workshop is open to anyone but financial support is only available to the invited speakers and the members of the UniverseNet research network.  All interested researchers should register though the “Indico” page for this workshop, which is accessible either here or at the through the “Registration” link in the navigation menu to the left.  There is no fee for attending this workshop. 
     Registration will be possible until July 31, 2010.


For important information about the accommodation, please visit the relevant link on the left. Please note that in order to benefit from the special price for the hotel rooms book your rooms before the July 16th .


     The workshop will be held at the historic Niels Bohr Institute in Copenhagen.


Lars Bergström

Stockholm University

Alexander Dolgov

ITEP, Moscow & Ferrara University

Steen Hannestad

Aarhus University

Steen Hansen


Alan Heavens

University of Edinburgh

Sabino Matarrese

University of Padua

Anupam Mazumdar

Lancaster University

Slava Mukhanov

Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München

Hiranya Peiris

University of Cambridge

Will Percival

University of Portsmouth

Leandros Perivolaropoulos

University of Ioannina

Syksy Rasanen

University of Helsinki

Subir Sarkar

University of Oxford

Shinji Tsujikawa

Tokyo University of Science

Local organizers:

     P. H. Damgaard, P. Naselsky, H. Collins, and S. Nesseris

This workshop is sponsored by UniverseNet, a Marie Curie Research Training Network.
Additional support has been provided by the Discovery Center and the Niels Bohr International Academy.

Niels Bohr Institute
Auditorium A
Blegdamsvej 17, DK-2100, Copenhagen Ø, Denmark
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