On August 20, the 2018 Gruber Cosmology Prize was presented to
The Planck Team, Jean-Loup Puget and Nazzareno Mandolesi
for mapping the temperature and polarization of the cosmic microwave background radiation with the ESA Planck spacecraft.
In celebration of the 2018 prize, The Gruber Foundation and the Yale Departments of Astronomy and Physics will host a one-day conference on Friday, September 21 at Yale, from 10:00 am to 5:10 pm. The conference will take place at Luce Hall Auditorium, 34 Hillhouse Avenue, New Haven, CT.
* 9:30-10:00: Registration, Coffee
* 10:00-10:10: Introductory Remarks
* 10:10-11:00: Silvia Galli (IAP): “Cosmology from the Planck Satellite”
* 11:00-11:50: Lindsey Bleem (Argonne): “Cluster Cosmology from CMB Surveys”
* 11:50-1:20: Lunch
* 1:20-2:10: Brandon Hensley (Princeton): “Probing the Nature of Interstellar Dust with Planck Polarization”
* 2:10-3:00: Susan Clark (IAS) : “The Magnetic Interstellar Medium”
* 3:00-3:30: Coffee
* 3:30-4:20 : Jo Dunkley (Princeton) : “The CMB after Planck : new experiments”
* 4:20-5:10 : Laura Newburgh (Yale) : “The Intensity Mapping Frontier”
Registration is free, but required for attendance. You must have an institutional affiliation to register. Registration is capped at 150 due to the size of the conference room.
We look forward to seeing you in New Haven!
- Find Luce Hall on the Yale Campus Map
- Take the Yale Shuttle (Blue or Orange lines to Prospect St)