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KITP Teachers' Conference:
Forging the Elements and Probing the Universe with Stars

Mar 17, 2007
Coordinator: Lars Bildsten

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Friday, March 16, 2007

6:30pm WINE AND CHEESE RECEPTION Best Western South Coast Inn
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Saturday, March 17, 2007

8:00am REGISTRATION
8:50am David Gross
(KITP Director)
Welcome [Podcast][Aud][Cam]
9:00am Lars Bildsten
(KITP)
The Life of a Star [Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
9:50am QUESTIONS
10:05am MORNING BREAK
10:30am Hendrik Schatz
(Michigan State Univ.)
Forging the Elements during Stellar Death [Slides][Podcast][Vid][Aud][Cam]
11:20am QUESTIONS
11:30am TOWN HALL DISCUSSION Led by David Gross [Podcast][Aud][Cam]
12:15pm LUNCH BREAK
1:45pm Edward van den Heuvel
(Univ. Amsterdam)
Gamma-Ray Bursts: Probes of Star Formation in the Early Universe [Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
2:35pm QUESTIONS
2:50pm AFTERNOON BREAK
3:20pm Robert P. Kirshner
(Harvard)
Cosmic Acceleration Revealed by Exploding Stars [Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
4:10pm QUESTIONS
4:30pm Rachel Ross
(Las Cumbres Obs.)
LCOGT: A Network of 0.4-1.0 Meter Telescopes for Education [Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
4:45pm QUESTIONS
5:00pm CONFERENCE END Shuttle Available to BWSCI and SB Airport

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Sunday, March 18, 2007

8:30am Las Cumbres Observatory
Training Session
Best Western South Coast Inn, Enterprise Room
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