The X-ray Universe

The XMM-Newton Science Operations Centre is organising a major astrophysical symposium from Monday 16th to Thursday 19th of June 2014 in Dublin, Ireland. The symposium is the fourth international meeting in the series “The X-ray Universe”. The intention is to gather a general collection of research in high energy astrophysics. The symposium will provide a showcase for results, discoveries and expectations from current and future X-ray missions.More information, including details on the key dates for registration and abstract submission will be announced in an XMM Newsletter.

Key Topics of the meeting will cover:

  • Stars and Star-forming Regions, Solar System Studies
  • Interacting Binary Systems, Galactic Black Holes, Micro-quasars
  • Cataclysmic Variables and Novae
  • Isolated Neutron Stars and Pulsars
  • Planetary Nebulae, SN, SNR, PWN, Gamma-ray Bursts and Afterglows
  • Galaxies, Galaxy Surveys, Population Studies, ISM and Diffuse Galactic Emission
  • Active Galactic Nuclei
  • Clusters of Galaxies
  • Extragalactic Surveys and Population Studies, the CXB, WHIM and Cosmology
  • Future of X-ray Astronomy

Hot Topics

  • Accretion Physics
  • Physics of Magnetised Objects
  • General Relativity: Compact Objects & Reverberation
  • Extrasolar Planets and their Hosts
  • Galactic Centre
  • Transients of the Multi-Band Sky
  • Sunyaev-Zel’dovich Effect: Recent Results
  • The Sky at High Energies