Figueras, Francesca

Highlights of Spanish Astrophysics IV

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Table of contents

Session I. Spain in ESO

1. Youth, Accretion, and Mass Loss at the End of the Main Sequence
F. Comerón

2. The European Extremely Large Telescope
P. Dierickx

3. Gamma Ray Bursts: Lighthouses of the Universe
J. Gorosabel

4. The VIMOS VLT Deep Survey (VVDS)
R. Pelló, O. Le Fèvre, C. Adami, M. Arnaboldi, S. Arnouts, S. Bardelli, M. Bolzonella, A. Bongiorno, M. Bondi, D. Bottini, G. Busarello, A. Cappi, S. Charlot, P. Ciliegi, T. Contini, S. Foucaud, P. Franzetti, B. Garilli, I. Gavignaud, L. Guzzo, O. Ilbert, A. Iovino, F. Lamareille, V. Le Brun, D. Maccagni, B. Marano, C. Marinoni, G. Mathez, A. Mazure, H. J. McCracken, Y. Mellier, B. Meneux, P. Merluzzi, R. Merighi, S. Paltani, J. P. Picat, A. Pollo, L. Pozzetti, M. Radovich, V. Ripepi, D. Rizzo, R. Scaramella, M. Scodeggio, L. Tresse, G. Vettolani, A. Zanichelli, G. Zamorani, E. Zucca

Session II. Science with GTC

5. Galaxy Surveys in the Era of Large Ground-Based Observatories
R. Guzmán

6. The GTC 10 m Telescope: Getting Ready for First Light
J. M. Rodríguez Espinosa

7. OSIRIS: Status and Science
J. Cepa, M. Aguiar, E. J. Alfaro, J. Bland-Hawthorn, H. O. Castañeda, F. Cobos, S. Correa, C. Espejo, A. Farah, A. B. Fragoso-López, J. V. Gigante, F. Garfias, J. J. González, V. González-Escalera, J. I. González-Serrano, B. Hernández, A. Herrera, C. Militello, L. Peraza, R. Pérez, J. L. Rasilla, B. Sánchez, M. Sánchez-Portal, C. Tejada

8. EMIR, the GTC NIR Multiobject Imager-Spectrograph
F. Garzón, D. Abreu, S. Barrera, S. Becerril, L. M. Cairós, J. J. Díaz, A. B. Fragoso-López, F. Gago, R. Grange, C. González, P. López, J. Patrón, J. Pérez, J. L. Rasilla, P. Redondo, R. Restrepo, P. Saavedra, V. Sánchez, F. Tenegi, M. Vallbé

9. CanariCam: Instrument Status and Frontier Science
C. M. Telesco

Session III. S.E.A. prizes

10. Radiative Transfer in Molecular Lines. Astrophysical Applications
A. Asensio Ramos

11. The Star Formation History of Early-type Galaxies as a Function of Environment
P. Sánchez-Blázquez

Session IV. Galaxies and cosmology

12. Galaxy Evolution in Galaxy Clusters: Diffuse Light in the Virgo Cluster
J. Alfonso, L. Aguerri

13. The Quest for Obscured AGN at Cosmological Distances: Infrared Power-Law Galaxies
A. Alonso-Herrero, J. L. Donley, G. H. Rieke, J. R. Rigby, P. G. Pérez-González

14. AMIGA: A New Model of Galaxy Formation and Evolution
A. Manrique

15. The Innermost Regions of Active Galactic Nuclei – From Radio to X-rays
S. Kaufmann, Y. Y. Kovalev, J. Tueller, K. A. Weaver, E. Ros, M. Kadler

16. Gaussian Analysis of the CMB with the Smooth Tests of Goodness of Fit
R. B. Barreiro, J. A. Rubiño-Martín, E. Martínez-González

17. Dark Matter in Galaxy Clusters
N. Benítez

18. Cosmology with the Largest Scale Structures: Probing Dark Energy
F. J. Castander

19. Observational Cosmology at High Redshift
A. Fernández-Soto

20. An Ha Approach to the Evolution of the Galaxy Population of the Universe
J. Gallego, V. Villar, S. Pascual, J. Zamorano, K. Noeske, D. C. Koo, P. G. Pérez-González, G. Barro

Session V. The Galaxy and its components

21. Multi-Wavelength Astronomy and the Unidentified ?-ray Sources
J. Martí-Ribas

22. The Disc and Plane of the Milky Way in the Near Infrared
A. Cabrera-Lavers, M. López-Corredoira, F. Garzón, P. L. Hammersley, C. González-Fernández, B. Vicente

23. AGB Stars: Nucleosynthesis and Open Problems
I. Domínguez, C. Abia, S. Cristallo, P. de Laverny, O. Straniero

24. Studying Galaxy Formation and Evolution from Local Group Galaxies
C. Gallart

25. Gaia: A Major Step in the Knowledge of Our Galaxy
J. Torra

26. Cepheus A, a Laboratory for Testing and Opening New Theories on High-mass Star Formation
J. M. Torrelles, N. A. Patel, S. Curiel, G. Anglada, J. F. Gómez

Session VI. The Sun and planetary systems

27. A Look into the Guts of Sunspots
L. R. Bellot Rubio

28. Earth-like Exoplanets. Darwin: Stellar Targets and Precursor Science
C. Eiroa, M. Fridlund, L. Kaltennegger, A. Stankov

29. How the Comet 9P/Tempel 1 has Behaved Before, During, and After the Deep Impact Event
L. M. Lara, H. Boehnhardt, P. J. Gutiérrez

30. Heliospheric Energetic Particle Variability Over the Solar Cycle
D. Lario

31. Two Years of Saturn's Exploration by the Cassini Spacecraft: Atmospheric Studies
A. Sánchez-Lavega, R. Hueso, S. Pérez-Hoyos

32. A New Way for Exploring Solar and Stellar Magnetic Fields
J. Trujillo Bueno

Session VII. Observatories and instrumentation

33. The MAGIC Telescopes (and Beyond...)
M. Martínez

34. Present and Future of Astronomy at the Observatorio del Teide
A. Oscoz

35. Prospects for the William Herschel Telescope
R. Rutten

36. VO Science. The Spanish Virtual Observatory
E. Solano

Keywords: Physics, Astronomy, Astrophysics and Cosmology

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Natural Sciences

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