The Metre Wavelength Sky

This conference is being held at NCRA-TIFR, Pune, from December 9-13 2013, to mark 50 years of radio astronomy research at the Tata Institute of Fundamental Research (TIFR), as well as 10 years of operation of the Giant Metrewave Radio Telescope (GMRT) as an international observatory. The main aim of the conference is to bring together leading researchers in a variety of fields, covering all areas of active research at low radio frequencies. The broad themes that will be covered are listed below.

Major themes of the conference will be:

  • Radio emission from the Sun, stars and planets
  • Pulsars and transient sources
  • HI through cosmic time
  • Cosmic magnetic fields
  • SNRs, HII regions, star forming galaxies
  • AGN and Galaxy clusters
  • New developments in instrumentation and techniques