14 th school (2018)

This year the school was focus on theory, simulations, and observations of a wide range of astrophysics phenomena: fast-radio bursts, magnetars, neutron star mergers and electromagnetic counterparts to gravitational waves, supernovae explosions, and protoplanetary accretion disks.


Phil Armitage (Univ. of Colorado, Boulder; Flatiron Institute; Stony Brook Univ.), "Protoplanetary Accretion Disks”  (lectures 1, 2, 3, 4, 5)

Andrei Beloborodov (Columbia Univ.), "Physics of Magnetars" (lecture 1, 2, 3, 4)

Omer Bromberg (Tel Aviv University), “Stability of Astrophysical Jets" (lectures 1, 2, 3)

Francois Foucart (Univ. of New Hampshire), "Neutron star Mergers" (lectures 1, 2, 3, 4)

Jason Hessels (Univ. of Amsterdam), "Observations of Fast Radio Bursts" (lectures 1, 2)

Matthew Kunz (Princeton Univ.), "Topics in theoretical Plasma Astrophysics" (lectures 1, 2)

Yuri Levin (Columbia Univ.; Flatiron Institute), "Listening to black hole mergers with LIGO interferometer" (lecture 1)

Philip Moesta (Univ. of California, Berkeley), "Supernovae Explosions"

Samaya Nissanke (Univ. of Amsterdam), "Observations of Electromagnetic Counterparts to Neutron star Mergers"

Tutorial/Homework Sessions:

Lev Arzamasskiy (Princeton Univ.), "Hybrid-Kinetic Approach for Simulating Astrophysical Plasmas" (practical sessions 1, 2, 3)

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