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Location: Nice, France

IRAP Ph.D. lectures – Nice

Lectures in Nice – February 2010
Observatoire de la Côte d’Azur

We announce a 3-weeks course of the IRAP Ph D at the University of Nice – Sophia Antipolis. The lectures will be held at the Observatoire de la Côte d’Azur starting on February 1st at 9 a.m. Interested graduate students can participate and register free of charge.

If you need further information please contact: Pina Barbaro (Pina.BARBARO[AT] in Nice and/or Annapia Del Beato (annapia.delbeato[AT] Federica Di Berardino (federica.diberardino[AT]

The preliminary program and the list of speakers, together with their CVs, title and abstract of each lecture, can be found at

The lecturers include:
**** 1-7 February

Einasto Jaan
Tartu Observatory and ICRANet
Large Scale Structure of the Universe

Chakrabarti Sandip
S.N. Bose National Centre for Basic Sciences and ICRANet
Black holes accretion

Vereshchagin Gregory
Relativistic kinetic theory

Morbidelli Alessandro
Cote D’Azur Observatory
Planetary systems

Manchester Richard
Pulsars and Gravitational Wave Detection

Melchiorri Alessandro
University of Rome
New Results on Cosmic Microwave Anisotropies

Regimbau Tania
Cote D’Azur Observatory
The astrophysical SB: source and detection

Boer Michael
Haute Provence Observatory
Observations of GRBs

Pandolfi Stefania
University of Rome
Inflationary Constraints and reionization

Menegoni Eloisa
University of Rome
Cosmological constraints on variations of fundamental constants

Rabbia Yves
Cote d’Azur Observatory
Stellar interferometry

**** 8-13 February

Mignard Francois
Cote d’Azur Observatory
GAIA mission

Rabbia Yves
Cote d’Azur Observatory
Stellar interferometry

Guillot Tristan
Cote d’Azur Observatory

Damour Thibault
Two-body problem in General Relativity

Vinet Jean-Yves
Cote d’Azur Observatory
GR ground based and space missions

Chaibi Oualid
Cote d’Azur Observatory
The Art of GW Detection: Instrumentation & Practice

Benoît Cristophe
Cote d’Azur Observatory
Dark energy and Cosmology

**** 15-19 February

Della Valle Massimo
Observational properties

Rosati Piero
Baryonic and Dark matter in clusters ofgalaxies

Minazzoli Olivier
Cote d’Azur Observatory
Laser ranging and time transfer experimentsin the solar system

Ferrari Chiara
Cote d’Azur Observatory
Non-thermal component of galaxy clusters

Frontera Filippo
University of Ferrara
GRBs observations

Caito Letizia
University of Rome “La Sapienza”

Izzo Luca
University of Rome “La Sapienza”

The Program will end with a 2 day-night stay at the Telescopes of Calern with a program of observations.

Remo Ruffini
Director of the IRAP Ph.D. program

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