WE-Heraeus International Winter School on Gravity and Light, Linz, Austria

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Date:  2015-02-14  -  2015-02-28

Location:  Linz/Austria

With the generous support of the Wilhelm and Else Heraeus Foundation, 50 Scholarships are available for excellent physics and mathematics students (in their 4th or 5th year at university, but 3rd year undergraduates and beginning PhD students are equally considered) to participate in the

International Winter School on Gravity and Light in Linz/Austria, from 14 — 28 February 2015 which will take students from the basics to the research frontier:

Central lecture course on general relativity and light (30 hours)
F P Schuller (Institute for Quantum Gravity, Erlangen)

Lectures on gravitational lensing (5 hours)
M C Werner (Kavli IPMU Tokyo and Yukawa Institute)

Lectures on the Hamiltonian formulation of general relativity (5 hours)
D Giulini (Hannover and ZARM)

Lectures on the cosmic microwave background
V Pettorino (Heidelberg and SISSA)

Lectures on gravitational waves (5 hours)
B F Schutz (Albert-Einstein-Institute and Cardiff)