Summer School Binary stars
Institute of Astronomy,
University of Leuven, Belgium
10-15 September 2012
Master and early-stage PhD students with a Bachelor degree in Science or Engineering.
Students who successfully pass the Summer School's evaluation will get a certificate. For students from KU Leuven, the Summer School can be taken up as a 3 ECTS course. Students from other universities who want to include the Summer School in their curriculum have to make arrangements with their university's administration prior to attending the school.
300 euro, which includes accommodation from 9 September until 16 September, as well as breakfast and lunch from Monday to Friday. All participants also get a rental bike to get from the accommodation to the school's venue and the city centre.
Applicants who have received a confirmation that their application was successful, are requested to pay the registration fee before 15 June 2012 through an international bank transfer or by credit card.
International bank transfer:
Beneficiary: KU Leuven - credit reference: 400/0007/09250
Bank: KBC-bank, Bedrijvenkantoor Leuven
Bank address: Brusselsesteenweg 100, B-3000 Leuven, BE
Bank account nr: 432-0000011-57
IBAN nr: BE09 4320 0000 1157
Swift code: KREDBEBB
VAT: BE 0419 052 173
Message: Binary stars Summer School - [NAME OF THE PARTICIPANT]
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- The binary zoo
- Observations and data analysis
- High-energy phenomena
- Theory of binary evolution
- Statistics of main-sequence binaries and substellar companions
Alain Jorissen (ULB, Belgium)
Tom Marsh (University of Warwick, UK)
Tsevi Mazeh (Tel Aviv University, Israel)
Gijs Nelemans (Radboud University Nijmegen, The Netherlands and KU Leuven, Belgium)
Lionel Siess (ULB, Belgium)
CLICK HERE to download the detailed programme (version as of 10 September).
Slides of the talks
- Marsh: talk 1, talk 2, talk 3, talk 4, talk 5
- Jorissen: all talks
- Siess: talk 1+2, talk 3+4+5
- Nelemans: talk 1, talk 2, talk 3, talk 4
Mazeh: PDF -- part 1, part 2, part 3; PPTX -- part 1, part 2, part 3
Excursion to Ghent on Saturday
- The bus will leave at 8h30 from De Vesten
- Guided tour in the morning
- Lunch included
- Free time in the afternoon (make sure you have your map with you!)
- The bus leaves from Ghent at 17h00 and will be back in Leuven around 18h30
Registration has closed. Local students and staff can attend the lectures without registration.
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