Cracow, 2018, Jul 8th - 22nd
Under the honorary patronage of the Mayor of Kraków, prof. Jacek Majchrowski
Under the honorary patronage of the Rector of the Jagiellonian University, prof. Wojciech Nowak


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School will take place in Cracow, from 8th till 22nd of July 2018. The purpose of the 4th Cosmology School is to give an introduction to the current knowledge in cosmology, both in theory and observations. This School is intended for undergraduate, MSc and PhD students, as well as young postdoctoral researchers, interested in these fields.

The program of the school will include mini-workshops and hands-on sessions on:
  • SED fitting
  • Introduction into VO tools
  • TOPCAT and Aladin with exercises
  • Introduction to ADQL: ADQL Course
  • Introduction to supercomputers
  • Simple N-body simulations “Splash your galaxy!” (with a prize!)
Main topics:
  • Large-scale structures of the Universe
  • Dark matter and Dark Energy theory
  • Cosmic Web
  • Galaxy Formation
  • Galaxy Surveys and astronomical observations
  • Computer simulations
  • Gravitational Waves and multi-messenger astronomy
  • General Relativity

  • Agnieszka Pollo (National Centre for Nuclear Research / Jagiellonian University)
  • Marek Jamrozy (Jagiellonian University)
  • Janusz Krywult (Jan Kochanowski University in Kielce)
  • Marek Biesiada (University of Silesia in Katowice)
  • Wojciech Hellwing (Center for Theoretical Physics of the Polish Academy of Sciences)
Honorary Chairman:
  • Piotr Flin
  • Małgorzata (Goha) Bankowicz
  • Iwona Bronisz
  • Tobiasz Górecki
  • Aleksander Herzig
  • Elżbieta Kuligowska
  • Tomasz Kundera
  • Agnieszka Kurcz
  • Magdalena Krupa
  • Mateusz Rałowski
  • Anna Wójtowicz
The meeting place: Faculty of Physics, Astronomy and Applied Computer Science of the Jagiellonian University in Cracow.