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Microphysics in Computational Relativistic Astrophysics (MICRA) 2015
Microphysics in Computational Relativistic Astrophysics (MICRA) 2015
17-21 August 2015 Stockholm University; Nordita
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Venue

AlbaNova University Center, Stockholm, Sweden

Scope

This interdisciplinary workshop will bring together researchers in nuclear and neutrino physics, nuclear astrophysics, and in numerical modelling of relativistic astrophysical phenomena such as the mergers of neutron stars and core-collapse supernovae. The overarching goal of the MICRA workshop is to improve the interaction and collaboration between different communities towards astrophysical simulations that combine state-of-the-art microscopic (neutrino-matter interactions, equations of state, thermonuclear reaction rates) and macroscopic physics/methods (e.g. hydrodynamics, radiative transfer and relativity).

MICRA will be directly preceeded by the Einstein Toolkit workshop on computational infrastructure for relativistic astrophysics.

Scientific organizing committee:

Almudena ArconesDarmstadt
Axel BrandenburgNordita
Carla Fröhlich Raleigh
Christian D. Ott Caltech
Chris Pethick Nordita
Jocelyn Read Fullerton
Stephan Rosswog Stockholm
Laura Tolos Barcelona

Local organizing committee:

Axel BrandenburgNordita
Emanuel GaftonSU, OKC
Oleg KorobkinSU, OKC
Stephan RosswogSU, OKC
Emilio TejedaSU, OKC

Sponsored by:

Nordita The Oskar Klein Centre Wenner-Gren Foundations


Dates: from 17 August 2015 09:00 to 21 August 2015 18:00
Location: Stockholm University; Nordita
Stockholm University, Department of Astronomy, AlbaNova University Centre, Roslagstullsbacken 21, 106 91 Stockholm, Sweden
Nordita, Roslagstullsbacken 23, 106 91 Stockholm, Sweden
Room: FD5 (afternoons: FB41, 42, 51)
Chairs: BRANDENBURG, Axel
GAFTON, Emanuel
KOROBKIN, Oleg
ROSSWOG, Stephan
TEJEDA, Emilio
Additional info: compact-merger.astro.su.se/MICRA2015

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