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Date: 2013-10-14 - 2013-10-17
Location: Trieste, Italy

Dark Side of the Universe 2013, Trieste, Italy

DSU are a series of international workshops bringing together a wide range of theorists and experimentalists to discuss current ideas on models of the dark side and relate them to current and future experiments. Topics covered include: dark matter, dark energy, cosmic rays, neutrino physics, cosmology, astrophysical analysis of galactic halos, physics beyond the standard model, etc.

Topics of the workshop:

Observational Cosmology. Planck results.
Dark Energy: origin, evolution and observational properties.
Observational properties of Galaxies.
Dark Matter in Galaxies, Groups and Clusters.
Old and New Dark Matter candidates.
Direct and Indirect Dark Matter searches.
Simulations in Galaxy/Cluster Formation.
Abandoning the LCDM Universe paradigm?
Ultra high energy cosmic rays.
Modifying Newton-Einstein Theory of Gravity?

Scientific Organizing Committee:
Pyungwon Ko (KIAS, South Korea)
Carlos Muñoz (UAM/IFT, Spain)
Christiane Frigerio Martins (UFF Brasil)
Shaban Khalil (BUE, Egypt)
Keith Olive (Minnesota University, USA)
Csaba Balazs (Monash University, Australia)
David Delepine (Guanajauato University, Mexico)
Qaisar Shafi (Delaware University, USA)
Yu-Feng Zhou (KITPC/ITP-CAS, China)
Paolo Salucci (SISSA, Italy)

Local Organizing Committee:
Paolo Salucci (SISSA, Italy)
Andrea Lapi (SISSA, Italy)
Gigi Danese (SISSA, Italy)
Piero Ullio (SISSA, Italy)
Mariafelicia De Laurentis (SISSA, Italy)