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Location: IPhT (CEA/Saclay), France

17th Itzykson Meeting – Heart of Darkness: Dark Energy and Modified Gravity, Saclay, France

The Itzykson Meeting is held every year in the Institut de Physique Théorique of CEA-Saclay, to honour the memory of Claude Itzykson. The 17th edition of this meeting, to take place on June 18−20 2012, is devoted to dark energy and modified gravity.

This meeting will bring together researchers involved in the study of Dark Energy and Modified Gravity, with the aim of reviewing and discussing theory and observations. The main topics will be:
– observational tests of the acceleration of the universe
– dark energy
– modified gravity
– tests of gravity
– effects of dark energy and modified gravity on structure formation
– N-body simulations