For the twenty-first consecutive year, the Graduate Program in Astronomy of the Observatório Nacional is offering students and researchers in astronomy, astrophysics and cosmology the advanced school entitled Ciclo de Cursos Especiais (CCE).

The XXII CCE will be held at the Observatório Nacional in Rio de Janeiro, from 21 to 24 August 2017.

Following the standards of previous editions, the courses will cover different topics like extragalactic astrophysics, galactic and stellar astrophysics, cosmology, and planetary sciences.

The lecturers

  • Dr. R. Paul Butler (Carnegie Institution of Washington, EUA)
    Title: "Statistical Properties of Exoplanets from Radial Velocity Surveys"
  • Dr. Christopher Conselice (University of Nottingham, Reino Unido)
    Title: "Observing the Formation and Evolution of Galaxies over 13 Billion Years"
  • Dr. Patrick Michel (Observatoire de la Cote d' Azur, França)
    Title: "Impacts in the Solar System"
  • Dr. Nikhil Padmanabhan (Princeton University, EUA)
    Title:"The cosmic signatures of the Baryonic Acoustic Oscillations"
Registration is free and can be done here. A certificate of participation will be provided after the school.

Organizing Committee

  • Jorge M Carvano
  • Luan Ghezzi
  • Micol Benetti
  • Simone Daflon
  • Yolanda Jimenez-Teja