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KITP Program: Applications of Gravitational Lensing: Unique Insights into Galaxy Formation and Evolution (September 18 - November 3, 2006)
Coordinators: Leon Koopmans, Chung-Pei Ma, Ben Moore, Peter Schneider, Tommaso Treu

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Speakers: Please lend your transparencies to the KITP staff members in the front office (Rm 1102) for scanning, or see us about file upload.

Time Speaker Title
9/19, 12:30 p.m. Dr. Andy Bunker
University of Exeter & KITP
Studies of High Redshift Galaxies using Gravitational Telescopes[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
9/21, 3:30 p.m. Ms. Árdís Elíasdóttir
DARK & KITP
Extinction Curves of Lensing Galaxies[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
9/26, 12:30 p.m. Dr. Maruša Bradač
Stanford & KITP
Strong & Weak Lensing United: Evidence for Dark Matter from the Bullet Cluster[Slides][Podcast][Vid][Aud][Cam]
9/26, 1:15 p.m. Dr. HongSheng Zhao
St Andrews & KITP
Discussion (led by Zhao) on Alternative Gravity Theories[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
9/27, 3:30 p.m. Prof. Giuseppe Bertin
Univ. Milano & KITP
Dynamics of Elliptical Galaxies (Blackboard Lecture)[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
9/28, 10:30 a.m. Prof. Joachim Wambsganss
Heidelberg University & KITP
Lensing Theory and Applications (Blackboard Lecture)[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
9/28, 2:00 p.m. Prof. Giuseppe Bertin
Univ. Milano & KITP
Dynamics of Elliptical Galaxies, contd[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
9/28, 3:30 p.m. Mr. Matteo Barnabè
Kapteyn Astro Inst. & KITP
Combining Gravitational Lensing and Stellar Dynamics[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
9/28, 3:30 p.m. Mr. Claudio Grillo
Univ. Milano & KITP
Strong Lensing by a Galaxy Member of the Distant Cluster Cl J0152.7-1357[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
9/11, 12:15 p.m. Dr. Peter Schneider
Inst. für Astrophysik
Gravitational Lensing: An Overview[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
KITP Blackboard Lunch
10/3-6 Conference: Applications of Gravitational Lensing:
Unique Insights into Galaxy Formation and Evolution
10/10, 12:30 p.m. Dr. Houjun Mo
UMass Amherst & KITP
Establishing the Relationship Between Galaxies and Dark Matter Halos[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
10/12, 3:30 p.m. Dr. Raphael Gavazzi
UCSB
Combining weak and strong lensing in SLACS lenses. & Lensing by Dark Matter caustics, from catastroph to catastroph[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
10/16, 10:30 a.m. Applications of Gravitational Lensing Discussion on the Present and Future of Clusters as Gravitational Telescopes (led by Roser Pelló)
10/17, 12:30 p.m. Dr. Masamune Oguri
Princeton & KITP
A Statistical Approach to Gravitational Lens Time Delays[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
10/19, 3:30 p.m. Dr. Konrad Kuijken
Leiden Observatory & KITP
Lensing with KIDS[Slides][Podcast][Vid][Aud][Cam]
10/20, 10:30 a.m. Dr. Andrey Kravtsov
University of Chicago
Effects of Baryons on the Mass Distribution in Groups and Clusters: Implications for Lensing[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
10/24, 12:30 p.m. Dr. Eran Ofek
Caltech
Constraining Galaxy Mass Evolution using Gravitational Lensing[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
10/26, 3:30 p.m. Dr. Daisuke Nagai
Caltech
Lighting up the Dark Universe: Modelling the Distribution and Properties of Baryons in Galaxy Clusters[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
10/27, 10:30 a.m. Dr. Steve Allen
Stanford, KIPAC
Cosmological Constraints from X-ray Studies of the Largest Relaxed Galaxy Clusters[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
10/31, 12:30 p.m. Prof. James Hartle
UCSB
Testing General Relativity and MOND[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
11/01, 10:30 a.m. Dr. Graham Smith
University of Birmingham & KITP
The Structure and Assembly History of Massive Galaxy Clusters
11/02, 3:30 p.m. Prof. Sean Carroll
Caltech
Dark Matter vs Modified Gravity[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]