PROGRAMME:   Mon. April 15, 2013 @ MPIfR / AIfA
Gravitational Waves and Gravity Tests

All talks: 12+3 min.

11:00-13:00: Highlights and general news on neutron stars (new research results)
  Speakers:
  T. Tauris (Welcome)
  T. Tauris (Linking Millisecond Pulsars and Accretion-Induced Collapse of White Dwarfs)
  N. Tetzlaff (Identifying Birth Places of Young Neutron Stars)
  B. Dincel (Searching OB Runaway Stars Inside Supernova Remnants)
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  G. Nelemans (Stellar Gravitational Wave Sources)
  M. van der Sluys (Gravitational-Wave Astronomy of Binary Inspirals with LIGO/Virgo)
  A. Bauswein (Determining Neutron-Star Radii via Gravitational Waves from Binary Mergers)
  D. Champion (Detection of Gravitational Waves using Pulsar Timing Arrays)
   Open discussions

Lunch

14:00-15:45: Gravitational Waves and Gravity Tests (presentations and discussions)
  Speakers:
  L. Rezzolla (Modelling Neutron Stars as Sources of Gravitational Waves and more)
  N. Johnson-McDaniel (Bumpy Neutron Stars in Theory and Practice)
  M. Kramer (New Results from the Double Pulsar)
  P. Freire (Constraining Alternative Theories of Gravity using PSR J1738+0333)
  K. Liu (A Pulsar-Black Hole Testbed for Gravity)
  R. Eatough (Recent Searches for Pulsars around Sgr A* with the Effelsberg Telescope)
   Open discussions

Coffee

16:15-17:45: Gravitational Waves and Gravity Tests (presentations and discussions)
  Speakers:
  N. Wex (Testing Gravity in a New Regime using PSR J0348+0432)
  A. Sedrakian (Gravitational Radiation from Solid Phases of Compact Stars )
  L. Shao (Best Tests of Local Lorentz Invariance of Gravity from Pulsars)
  E. Hackmann (Fully Relativistic Observables of Orbital Motion)
   Open discussions
  M. Kramer (Closing Remarks)

18:30: Dinner at Harmonie a local restaurant in Endenich - at your own expense.   

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