COSMO 09

from Monday, 7 September 2009 (08:00) to Friday, 11 September 2009 (13:00)
CERN (Main Auditorium)

        : Sessions
    /     : Talks
        : Breaks
7 Sep 2009
8 Sep 2009
9 Sep 2009
10 Sep 2009
11 Sep 2009
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09:00
Plenary I (until 12:45) (500-1-001 - Main Auditorium)
09:00 Welcome address and practical information   (500-1-001 - Main Auditorium)
09:15 Prospects for astroparticle physics - Christian Spiering (DESY, Hamburg)   (500-1-001 - Main Auditorium)
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10:00 LHC prospects for cosmology - Jonathan Feng (U. of California, Irvine)   (500-1-001 - Main Auditorium)
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10:45 --- Coffea break ---
11:15 Status of the Planck satellite - François Bouchet (IAP, Paris)   (500-1-001 - Main Auditorium)
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12:00 Gravitational waves - Pierre Binetruy (APC, Paris)   (500-1-001 - Main Auditorium)
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09:15
Plenary II (until 12:45) (500-1-001 - Main Auditorium)
09:15 Prospects for CMB observations - Hiranya Peiris (Cambridge)   (500-1-001 - Main Auditorium)
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10:00 Status of inflation - Andrew Liddle   (500-1-001 - Main Auditorium)
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10:45 --- Coffea break ---
11:15 Recent results from the Pierre Auger Observatory - Johannes Knapp (Leeds)   (500-1-001 - Main Auditorium)
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12:00 The Search for Dark Matter with Neutrinos - Francis Halzen (Wisconsin)   (500-1-001 - Main Auditorium)
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09:00
Plenary III (until 13:15) (500-1-001 - Main Auditorium)
09:00 Identification of Dark Matter candidates - Gianfranco Bertone (IAP, Paris)   (500-1-001 - Main Auditorium)
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09:45 Indirect search for Dark Matter: experiments - Michael Schubnell (Michigan)   (500-1-001 - Main Auditorium)
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10:30 Update on Direct searches for Dark Matter - Neil Spooner (Sheffield)   (500-1-001 - Main Auditorium)
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11:15 --- Coffee break ---
11:45 Indirect search for Dark Matter: interpretation - Pierre Salati (LAPTH, Annecy)   (500-1-001 - Main Auditorium)
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12:30 Neutrinos and other light relics - Steen Hannestad (Unknown)   (500-1-001 - Main Auditorium)
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08:30
Plenary IV (until 12:45) (500-1-001 - Main Auditorium)
08:30 Large Scale Structure in the Intergalactic Medium - Matteo Viel   (500-1-001 - Main Auditorium)
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09:15 Non-linear structure formation: analytical approach - Roman Scoccimarro (New York U.)   (500-1-001 - Main Auditorium)
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10:00 Non-linear stucture formation: simulations - Juerg Diemand (Lick Observatory, California)   (500-1-001 - Main Auditorium)
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10:45 --- Coffea break ---
11:15 Observation of large scale structure: galaxy power spectrum - Will Percival (Portsmouth)   (500-1-001 - Main Auditorium)
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12:00 Probing Dark Energy and Dark Matter with Weak Lensing - Alexandre Refregier (CEA, Saclay)   (500-1-001 - Main Auditorium)
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09:00
Plenary V (until 12:45) (500-1-001 - Main Auditorium)
09:00 Big Bang Nucleosynthesis - Karsten Jedamzik (Montpellier)   (500-1-001 - Main Auditorium)
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09:45 Dark Energy - Andrew Tolley (Perimeter)   (500-1-001 - Main Auditorium)
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10:30 --- Coffea break ---
11:00 Modified gravity - Gregory Gabadadze (New York U.)   (500-1-001 - Main Auditorium)
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11:45 Accelerated expansion from structure formation - Suksy Rasanen (Geneva U.)   (500-1-001 - Main Auditorium)
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12:30 Concluding remarks and COSMO'10 announcement   (500-1-001 - Main Auditorium)
PM
14:15
Dark Energy and Modified Gravity (until 18:15) (500-1-001 - Main Auditorium)
14:15 Chameleons in Cosmology and Astrophysics - Clare Burrage   (500-1-001 - Main Auditorium)
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14:35 The Effective Theory of Quintessence: the w<-1 Side Unveiled - Paolo CREMINELLI (ICTP)   (500-1-001 - Main Auditorium)
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14:55 Do we live inside a big void? - Juan GARCIA-BELLIDO (Madrid)   (500-1-001 - Main Auditorium)
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15:15 Constraining the dark fluid - David PARKINSON (University of Sussex)   (500-1-001 - Main Auditorium)
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15:35 Simulating dark interactions - Marco BALDI (ITP, Heidelberg University)   (500-1-001 - Main Auditorium)
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15:55 Scale dependent superluminal propagation as a key feature of modified gravity models - Antonio De Felice   (500-1-001 - Main Auditorium)
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16:15 --- Break ---
16:35 Cascading gravity - Claudia DE RHAM (Perimeter / McMaster)   (500-1-001 - Main Auditorium)
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16:55 N-body Simulations of DGP and Degravitation - Mark WYMAN (Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics)   (500-1-001 - Main Auditorium)
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17:15 Non-linear Structure Formation in Modified Gravity Theories - Fabian SCHMIDT (University of Chicago)   (500-1-001 - Main Auditorium)
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17:35 The existence of relativistic stars in f(R) gravity - Amol UPADHYE (Kavli Institute for Cosmological Physics, University of Chicago)   (500-1-001 - Main Auditorium)
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17:55 Testing General Relativity on Cosmological Scales with Weak Gravitational Lensing - Ali VANDERVELD (Caltech/JPL)   (500-1-001 - Main Auditorium)
14:15
Dark Matter (until 18:15) (TH Theory Conference Room)
14:15 Indirect Dark Matter searches with the PAMELA experiment: a wide range cosmic ray observatory - Oscar ADRIANI (Universita' di Firenze and INFN Firenze)   (TH Theory Conference Room)
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14:30 Indirect dark matter searches with imaging atmospheric Cherenkov telescopes - Emmanuel MOULIN (CEA Saclay, Irfu)   (TH Theory Conference Room)
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14:45 Motivations for a New Force in the Dark Sector - Tracy SLATYER (Harvard University)   (TH Theory Conference Room)
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15:00 Cosmic Rays from Dark Matter Decay - David TRAN (Technical University of Munich)   (TH Theory Conference Room)
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15:15 Galactic evolution and dark matter stability - Francesc FERRER (Washington University in St Louis)   (TH Theory Conference Room)
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15:30 Constraints on annihilating Dark Matter from reionization and extragalactic gamma background - Andi HEKTOR (NICPB, Tallin)   (TH Theory Conference Room)
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15:45 Constraints on Dark Matter models with large annihilation cross sections from the Early Universe - Fabio IOCCO (IPhT at CEA/Saclay; IAP Paris)   (TH Theory Conference Room)
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16:00 --- Break ---
16:25 The Constrained NMSSM in the light of a bayesian analysis - Daniel LOPEZ-FOGLIANI (University of Sheffield)   (TH Theory Conference Room)
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16:40 Scalar Dark Matter from Inert Doublet Model - Laura LOPEZ-HONOREZ (Universidad Autonoma de Madrid)   (TH Theory Conference Room)
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16:55 Sterile neutrinos as dark matter - Kalliopi PETRAKI (UCLA)   (TH Theory Conference Room)
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17:10 DAMA/LIBRA and leptonically interacting Dark Matter - Thomas SCHWETZ (Max-Planck-Institute)   (TH Theory Conference Room)
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17:25 A novel determination of the local dark matter density - Riccardo CATENA (SISSA)   (TH Theory Conference Room)
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17:40 Dark Stars- Dark Matter and shaping the first Stars - Douglas SPOLYAR (Fermi Lab)   (TH Theory Conference Room)
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17:55 Higgs in Space! - Marco TAOSO (University of Padova)   (TH Theory Conference Room)
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18:15
Reception (until 20:00) (Main building)
14:15
CMB, LSS, cosmological models and parameters (until 18:28) (500-1-001 - Main Auditorium)
14:15 Scale dependent bias in the bispectrum of galaxies from primordial non-gaussianity - Dr. Kazuya Koyama   (500-1-001 - Main Auditorium)
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14:38 Non-gaussianity of the CMB:primordial vs non-linearities - Dr. Nicola Bartolo   (500-1-001 - Main Auditorium)
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15:01 Peculiar velocities into the next generation: cosmological parameters from the SFI++ survey - Dr. Alexandra Abate   (500-1-001 - Main Auditorium)
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15:21 Cross correlation of the lyman-alpha forest and CMB lensing - Dr. Alberto Vallinotto   (500-1-001 - Main Auditorium)
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15:41 Two-minute presentations of selected posters - bonvin Martins   (500-1-001 - Main Auditorium)
15:55 --- Break ---
16:25 New measurements of the temperature and polarization of the CMB from QUaD - Dr. Michael Brown   (500-1-001 - Main Auditorium)
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16:45 Small scale cosmological structure - Prof. Kevork Abazajian   (500-1-001 - Main Auditorium)
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17:05 Cosmological constraints from the clustering of SDSS DR7 luminous red galaxies - Dr. Beth Reid   (500-1-001 - Main Auditorium)
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17:25 Cosmic transparency and consistency among distance measures - Dr. Anastasios Avgoustidis   (500-1-001 - Main Auditorium)
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17:38 The high-redshift ISW - Jun-Quing Xia   (500-1-001 - Main Auditorium)
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17:51 Two-minute presentations of selected posters - Fraisse Fauvet D'Amico   (500-1-001 - Main Auditorium)
14:15
String Cosmology (until 18:27) (TH Theory Conference Room)
14:15 Non-local cosmological models from String Field Theory - Alexey KOSHELEV   (TH Theory Conference Room)
14:34 Gaugino condensation in the early universe - Marieke Postma   (TH Theory Conference Room)
14:53 Circumventing the Eta problem - Ruth Gregory   (TH Theory Conference Room)
15:12 Combined local and equilateral non-Gaussianities in multifield DBI inflation - Sebastien Renaux-Petel   (TH Theory Conference Room)
15:31 Brane inflation and the overshoot problem - Simeon Bird   (TH Theory Conference Room)
15:50 Alleviating the Fine-Tuning of Brane-Antibrane Inflation Models - Loison Hoi   (TH Theory Conference Room)
16:10 --- Break ---
16:35 Strings across Kasner singularities - Gustavo Niz   (TH Theory Conference Room)
16:54 Curvatons in Warped Throats - Takeshi Kobayashi   (TH Theory Conference Room)
17:13 Cosmological Fluctuations From Infra-Red Cascading During Inflation - Neil Barnaby   (TH Theory Conference Room)
17:32 Gravitational waves from broken cosmic superstrings: The bursts and the Beads - Benjamin Shlaer   (TH Theory Conference Room)
17:51 On the full trispectrum in multi-field DBI inflation - Shuntaro Mizuno   (TH Theory Conference Room)
15:30
CERN Colloquium by Pr. Steven Hawking (until 16:30) (500-1-001 - Main Auditorium)
18:30
Social event: Attribution of the Tomalla Prize 2009 for gravity research to Viatcheslav Mukhanov and Alexei Starobinsky at Geneva University (ceremony, talks, aperitif) (until 20:30) (Geneva University)
14:15
Inflation (until 18:15) (500-1-001 - Main Auditorium)
14:15 Inflation and the Higgs boson - Dr. Fedor Bezrukov (Heidelberg)   (500-1-001 - Main Auditorium)
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14:30 Breaking the scale invariance of the primordial spectrum in Horava-Lifshitz Cosmology - Dr. Tsutomu Kobayashi (Waseda)   (500-1-001 - Main Auditorium)
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14:45 Bispectrum and Trispectrum of curvature perturbations from primordial non-Abelian vector fields - Emanuela Dimastrogiovanni (Padova)   (500-1-001 - Main Auditorium)
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15:00 Lorentz boost and non-Gaussianity in multi-field DBI-inflation - Dr. Frederico Arroja (Yukawa, Kyoto)   (500-1-001 - Main Auditorium)
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15:15 Instability of cosmological models with nonminimally coupled vector fields - Mr. Burak Himmetoglu (Minnesota)   (500-1-001 - Main Auditorium)
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15:30 Constraints on primordial density perturbations from induced gravitational waves - Mr. Hoshyar Asadollahi (Portsmouth)   (500-1-001 - Main Auditorium)
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15:45 Large non-Gaussianity from slow-roll inflation - Dr. Christian Byrnes (Heidelberg)   (500-1-001 - Main Auditorium)
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16:00 --- Break ---
16:30 Gauge singlet scalar as inflaton and dark matter - Ms. Rose Lerner (Lancaster)   (500-1-001 - Main Auditorium)
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16:45 The subdominant curvaton - Mr. Taanila Olli (Helsinki)   (500-1-001 - Main Auditorium)
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17:00 Numerical simulations of second order perturbations - Mr. Ian Huston (Queen Mary, London)   (500-1-001 - Main Auditorium)
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17:15 Initial conditions space in F-term SUGRA inflation: Exploration by MCMC technique - Mr. Sebastien Clesse (Brussels)   (500-1-001 - Main Auditorium)
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17:30 k-essence models of unified inflation, dark matter and dark energy - Dr. Archan Majumdar (Bose National Center, Kolkata)   (500-1-001 - Main Auditorium)
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17:45 Gravitational waves from the non-perturbative decay of supersymmetric flat directions - Dr. Jean-Francois Dufaux (UAM, Madrid)   (500-1-001 - Main Auditorium)
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18:00 --- Session ends ---
14:15
Particle physics in the early universe (until 18:35) (TH Theory Conference Room)
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14:15 Recent developments in leptogenesis - Enrico Nardi   (TH Theory Conference Room)
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14:35 Testing leptogenesis at LHC - Steve Blanchet   (TH Theory Conference Room)
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14:55 Flavoured leptogenesis - Sergei Petcov   (TH Theory Conference Room)
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15:15 Probing SUSY leptogenesis with mu->e gamma - Cristoforo Simonetto   (TH Theory Conference Room)
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15:35 Towards analyzing leptogenesis in the Kadanoff-Baym formalism - Alexander Kartavtsev   (TH Theory Conference Room)
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15:55 Electroweak baryogenesis in the MSSM - Germano Nardini   (TH Theory Conference Room)
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16:15 --- Break ---
16:35 Bubble growth and production of kinetic energy in first order Phase Transitions - Mr. Jose Miguel No   (TH Theory Conference Room)
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16:55 BBN constraints on strong relic particles - Motohiko Kusakabe   (TH Theory Conference Room)
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17:15 Dark strings - Tanmay Vachaspati   (TH Theory Conference Room)
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17:35 Coupled currents in cosmic strings - Marc Lilley   (TH Theory Conference Room)
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17:55 Sizable CP violation in the bosonic Standard Model - Thomas Konstandin   (TH Theory Conference Room)
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18:15 Gravitational waves from phase transitions - Chiara Caprini   (TH Theory Conference Room)
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