01 June 2020

Invitation to participate in the Golden Week of Webinars in Astrophysics

The week of June 8th to 12th, 2020, the Institute of Astrophysics of the Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, with the support of the CATA Center for Astrophysics and Related Technologies and the Vice-Rectory for Research of PUC, will host a virtual talk series entitled the "Golden Week of Webinars in Astrophysics" to present the latest important research in the area of astrophysics and cosmology presented directly by the scientists who have carried it out. Several of them have received the Nobel Prize in Physics or the Gruber Prize in Cosmology and have contributed with new revolutionary ideas that are illuminating the nature of our reality.

All talks will be held in English, with simultaneous translation into Spanish (by Patricio González Guzmán, interpreter and Manager of Serendipia Soluciones). To participate, you must register for each talk individually using each link below. The times and schedules correspond to continental Chile Standard Time (CLT, CLT = UTC-4h).

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June 8th: James E. Peebles, Princeton University (Nobel Prize 2019)

June 9th: Volker Springel, Max-Planck Institute (Gruber Prize in Cosmology 2020)

June 10th: Sandra M. Faber, University of California (Gruber Prize in Cosmology 2017)

June 11th: Stephen Wolfram, Founder and CEO of Wolfram Research (Head of the Wolfram Physics Projects)

June 12th: Didier Queloz, University of Cambridge (Nobel Prize 2019)