Isaac Newton Institute for Mathematical Sciences

A Newton Institute Workshop

Hyperbolic Models in Astrophysics and Cosmology

22 Jun - 28 Jun 2003

Timetable:

List of participants


Monday 23 June

08.30-10.00 Registration

10.00-11.00 J Smoller (Ann Arbor)

The interaction of gravity with other force fields

11.00-11.30 Coffee

11.30-12.30 O Reula (Cordoba)

Strongly hyperbolic systems of evolution equations

12.30-13.30 Lunch at Wolfson Court

14.00-15.00 A Rendall (Golm)

Late-time asymptotics of expanding cosmological models

15.00-15.30 Tea

15.30-16.30 JM Stewart (Cambridge)

Gravitational shock waves

17.00-18.00 Wine & Beer Reception

18.45-19.30 Dinner at Wolfson Court (Residents Only)


Tuesday 24 June

10.00-11.00 G Zeghib (Lyon)

On Conformal Lorentz Dynamics

11.00-11.30 Coffee

11.30-12.30 M Dafermos (Cambridge, USA)

The interior of charged black holes and the problem of uniqueness in
general relativity

12.30-13.30 Lunch at Wolfson Court

14.00-15.00 A Linden (Canberra)

Static spherically symmetric Einstein SU (2) spacetimes

15.00-15.30 Tea

15.30-16.30 S Klainerman (Princeton)

On the Cauchy problem in GR

16.30-18.00 Poster Session I

18.45-19.30 Dinner at Wolfson Court (Residents Only)


Wednesday 25 June

10.00-11.00 I Rodnianski (Princeton)

Mathematical aspects of the Einstein vacuum equations

11.00-11.30 Coffee

11.30-12.30 H Friedrich (Golm)

Conformal Einstein evolution

12.30-13.30 Lunch at Wolfson Court

14.00-15.00 MAH MacCallum (London)

Polyhomogeneous asymptotics in spacetimes

15.00-15.30 Tea

15.30-16.30 S Komissarov (Leeds)

Degenerate electrodynamics and astrophysics of black holes

20.00- . Conference Dinner at Magdalene College (Dining Hall)


Thursday 26 June

10.00-11.00 B Temple (Davis)

Initial value problem with shock waves in spherically symmetric
spacetimes

11.00-11.30 Coffee

11.30-12.30 H Lindblad (San Diego)

Well posedness for the motion of the free surface boundary of a
compressible fluid

12.30-13.30 Lunch at Wolfson Court

14.00-15.00 LJ Mason (Oxford)

Scattering theory in general relativity

15.00-15.30 Tea

15.30-16.30 JB Griffiths (Loughborough)

Some exact shock gravitational waves

16.30-18.00 Poster Session II

18.45-19.30 Dinner at Wolfson Court (Residents Only)


Friday 27 June

10.00-11.00 C Bona Garcia (Palma de Mallorca)

Hyperbolic formulations of Einstein's field equations

11.00-11.30 Coffee

11.30-12.30 JA Font (Burjassot)

Simulations of relativistic astrophysical flows using Riemann solvers

12.30-13.30 Lunch at Wolfson Court

14.00-15.00 F Melnyk (Bordeaux)

Scattering on (DeSitter-) Reissner-Nordstrom metric and Hawking effect
for spin 1/2 fields

18.45-19.30 Dinner at Wolfson Court (Residents Only)



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