DIVISÃO DE PROGRAMAS DE
PÓS-GRADUAÇÃO - DPPG
GRADUATE SCHOOL IN ASTRONOMY
XV SPECIAL COURSES
October 18 - 22th, 2010

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Presentation
The Graduate School in Astronomy of the Observatório Nacional, Brazil is pleased to announce their XV Special Courses. These courses started in 1996 and are devoted to provide graduate students and postdocs with a broad view of selected topics in Astronomy and Astrophysics. Each year, specialists from different areas are invited to give a week-lecture course in their field of research.
Program
The invited lecturers for the XV Special Courses are:
  • Stefano Ettori (INAF Observatorio Astronomico di Bologna, Italia)
    Clusters of Galaxies and Cosmology
  • Michael Gaffey (University of North Dakota, USA)
    Mineralogy of Asteroids
  • Roberto Gallino (Universita' di Torino, Italia)
    Low and Intermediate Mass Star Evolution
  • Mark Krumholz (University of California, Santa Cruz, USA)
    Star Formation and the Interstellar Medium
The program is available here, and the schedulle of the lectures is available here.
Venue
The Special Courses will be held at the main building of the Observatório Nacional, Rua General José Cristino 77, São Cristóvão, Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brazil.
Registration
Registration is open.
Organizing committee
Eduardo Telles (etelles@on.br)
Renato Dupke (rdupke@on.br)
Daniela Lazzaro (lazzaro@on.br)
Contact
For further information, contact the Graduate School Secretariat at cce@on.br