INTRODUCTION
TO COSMOLOGY

Under the honorary patronage of the President of Kraków, prof. Jacek Majchrowski



Information

The purpose of the 4th Cosmology School in Cracow 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 on:
  • cosmological simulations,
  • Virtual Observatory database and tools,
  • SED fitting.
Main topics:
  • Conceptual foundations and issues in cosmology
  • Cosmological survey and main tools of observational cosmology
  • Cosmic Web
  • Galaxy-AGN co-evolution
  • Prospects for next generation CMB experiments
  • Astrophysics of star formation
  • Galaxy evolution
  • Dust in galaxies
  • Modelling galaxy Spectral Energy Distributions
  • Cosmological simulations
  • Virtual Observatory
  • Baryonic Acoustic Oscillations

SOC:
  • 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)
LOC:
  • Małgorzata (Goha) Bankowicz
  • Dominika Achtel
  • Iwona Bronisz
  • Tobiasz Górecki
  • Aleksander Herzig
  • Elżbieta Kuligowska
  • Tomasz Kundera
  • Agnieszka Kurcz
  • Magdalena Krupa
  • Mateusz Rałowski
  • Anna Wójtowicz
  • Natalia Żywucka-Hejzner
Contact: cosmoschool2018@oa.uj.edu.pl
The meeting place: Faculty of Physics, Astronomy and Applied Computer Science of the Jagiellonian University in Cracow.