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First Informal Zwicky Workshop. S. R. Kulkarni California Institute of Technology. Why this workshop?. Cosmic Explosions: area of common interest Promote cross-town collaboration Harness LCO, Palomar, Keck and Magellan to make Pasadena the leading center in cosmic explosions.

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first informal zwicky workshop

First Informal Zwicky Workshop

S. R. Kulkarni

California Institute of Technology

why this workshop
Why this workshop?
  • Cosmic Explosions: area of common interest
  • Promote cross-town collaboration
  • Harness LCO, Palomar, Keck and Magellan to make Pasadena the leading center in cosmic explosions
carnegie effort
Carnegie Effort

Major initiative on Ia SNe at LCO (Freedman, Phillips talk)

Campanas Swope 40-inch (C40)

Campanas du Pont 100-inch (C100)

Magellan Telescopes (Baade & Clay)

developments at palomar
Developments at Palomar
  • Palomar 48-inch (P48) now equipped with mosaic CCD (QUEST)

-> Yale Intermediate SN program

-> LBL SN Factory for local Ia SNe

  • Palomar 60-inch (P60) now robotocized and currently equipped with CCD imager

-> Ready to respond to SWIFT

  • sLOTIS partnership with P60
caltech effort
Caltech Effort
  • NuStars, SMEX mission focussed on nuclear lines (Harrison talk)
  • Collapsars (Soderberg)
  • SNe: cosmology (Ellis talk)
  • GRB Program (Fox, Park)
learn from experts
Learn from Experts
  • Lick Observatory SN Program (Li)
  • ESSENCE (Kirshner)
  • SN Factory (Wood-Vasey)
  • PanSTARRS (Price)
  • RAPTOR (Vestrand)
zwicky
Zwicky
  • The greatest astrophysicst at Caltech

supernovae

neutron stars

dark matter

clusters

interacting blue galaxies

  • Not recognized as such either locally or nationally

Deserved a great observatory recognition

to all speakers
To all speakers
  • Please introduce yourself
  • Please give your flash disk to Avishay in advance of talk
  • Talks (ppt files) will be posted on the web (if permitted by the speaker)
if zwicky was here he would say
If Zwicky was here he would say….

“This meeting is a spherically useful meeting! ”

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