The Israel Center for Astrophysics (ICA):

National Astrophysics Seminar Series

The second ICA seminar of the year 2002 will be held at Neve-Shalom, as it did the first time.

Info on the first national seminar, and how Neve-Shalom can be reached, is found here.

Second meeting of 2002
  Wed, March 20
  Neve-Shalom, Near Latrun
  A free lunch is generously provided by TAU 

13:15-14:30 Lunch
14:30-15:15 Amiel Sternberg (TAU): "Ortho and Para Hydrogen Molecules 
in Photodissociation Regions: Theory and Observations"
15:15-16:00 Mike Lecar (Harvard): "Halting Planetary Migration"
16:00-16:30 Coffee Break
16:30-16:45 Shmulik Balberg (HUJI): "A connection between self-Interacting
Dark Matter and Supermassive Black Holes?"
16:45-17:00 David Eichler (BGU): "x-ray afterglow from soft gamma ray burst repeaters"
17:00-17:15 Shay Zucker (TAU): "On the Mass-Period Correlation of the Extrasolar Planets"
17:15-17:25 Short Coffee Break
17:25-17:40 Vincent Desjacque (Technion): TBA
17:40-17:55 Amir Sagiv (Weizmann): "Collective plasma processes in GRB afterglows"
17:55-18:10 Eli Waxman (Weizmann): "Have we already detected GRB remnants?"
18:10 Home Sweet Home

Since the meeting is subsidized (location, coffee & lunch - each time by a different institution) everyone is expected to come. There should be no excuses!

Third meeting: Wed, April or May, 2002

Organizing Committee:

Tal Alexander (Weizmann Institute)
Rennan Barkana (Tel-Aviv University)
David Eichler (Ben-Gurion University)
Adi Nusser (Technion)
Nir Shaviv (Hebrew University)

Getting There:

A Map can be found here