• 3rd cosmic topology workshop: unofficial copy on this page
  • 2nd workshop: Cosmological Topology in Paris, 14 December 1998: AstroPh:0010170
  • 1st cosmic topology workshop: Cleveland, USA 1997

Is this list complete? Should we also include side sessions at big conferences?

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This list is for research discussion about cosmic topology:


Preliminary Program (unofficial copy only - this is not an official copy of the program)

Tuesday 8 March : Topology and CMB

10.00 - J.-P. Luminet (LUTH), Obs Paris, France): Opening address - Cosmic topology, New Challenges

10.45 - Coffee break

11.00 - G. Starkman (Western Case Univ, USA): Looking for the topology of the universe using circles in the sky

11.45 - B. Roukema (Toruñ Centre for Astronomy, Poland): The Poincaré dodecahedral manifold and matched circles in the first-year WMAP ILC data - meudonpp4.pdf

12.30 - Discussion and Lunch

14.30 - S. Lustig (Ulm Univ., Germany): CMB Anisotropy of Spherical Spaces AstroPh:0504656

15.15 - J . Gundermann (Copenhagen, Denmark): The CMB Power Spectrum in S3, S3/I*, S3/T* and S3/O* spaces. AstroPh:0503014

16.00 - Coffee Break

16.15 - F. Steiner (Ulm Univ., Germany): CMB Anisotropy of Hyperbolic Spaces

17.00 - General Discussion

Wednesday 9 March. Mathematical Methods for Multiconnected Spaces.

10.00 - J. Weeks : Mathematics of Multipoles - Ideas New and Old

10.45 - Coffee break

11.00 - M. Lachieze-Rey (Saclay, France): A few remarks on Multipole Vectors

11.45 - A. Riazuelo (IAP, France): The State-of-the-Art of CMB simulations in multiconnected spaces.

12.30 - Discussion and Lunch Buffet

14.30 - M. Lachièze-Rey : Mathematical methods for eigenmodes in spherical spaces

15.15 - S. Caillerie (Saclay, France): Computation of eigenmodes in Spherical Dodecahedral Space

16.00 - Coffee Break and Discussion

Thursday 10 March. Crystallography and Other Methods. Open Discussion.

10.00 - M. Reboucas : (Brazilian Center for Research in Physics, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil): 1/ The effects of our galaxy's motion on circles-in-the sky - 2/ Looking for the topology of the universe using pair angular separation histograms.
  • AstroPh:0503683 - The Local Shape of the Universe in the Inflationary Limit

10.45 - Coffee break

11.00 - A. Riazuelo (IAP, France): CMB Polarization in multiconnected spaces.

11.45 - B. Roukema : Cosmic crystallography using short-lived objects - active galactic nuclei - meudonpp4.pdf

12.30 - Discussion and Lunch

14.30 - G. Starkman : The statistical isotropy of the microwave background, or is the low-l microwave background really cosmic? AstroPh:0508047

15.15 - B. Carter (LUTH, Obs Paris, France) : Membrane lattice models for dark energy: I mechanical principles.

15.40 - E. Chachoua (LUTH, Obs Paris, France) : Membrane lattice models for dark energy: II observational aspects.

16.00 - Final Discussion and Future Topology Meetings

Getting to Meudon

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