KITP Program: Galaxy Clusters: The Crossroads of Astrophysics and Cosmology (Jan 31 - Apr 22, 2011)
Coordinators: Andrey Kravtsov, Dan Marrone, Peng Oh

Scientific Advisors: Maxim Markevitch, Megan Donahue, John Carlstrom, Richard Bond, Gus Evrard, Mark Voit

Credit: Gustavo Yepes (UAM) and MultiDark collaboration
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Generation of Magnetic Fields in Intergalactic Space[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
Time Speaker Title
2/01, 11:00 a.m. All Organizational Meeting
2/01, 11:45 a.m. Marty Einhorn
KITP Deputy Director
What's a Wiki Good For?[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
2/02, 12:15 p.m. All Discussion: Big Questions[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
2/03, 12:15 p.m. Anthony Gonzalez
Univ. Florida & KITP
Discussion: Recent Research[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
2/07, 12:15 p.m. Gus Evrard
University of Michigan & KITP
Clusters of Galaxies as Cosmic Signposts[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
KITP Blackboard Lunch
2/08, 12:15 p.m. Ming Sun
Univ. Virginia & KITP
2/08, 12:25 p.m. Aurora Simionescu
(Stanford & KITP)
Norbert Werner
(Stanford & KITP)
Metallicity Profile in Cluster Centers[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
2/09, 12:15 p.m. Pasquale Mazzotta
Univ Tor Vergata & KITP
Overview of the Planck Cluster SZ Results
2/10, 12:15 p.m. Daisuke Nagai
(Yale & KITP)
Elena Rasia
(Univ. of Michigan & KITP)
Karen Yang
Presentations of Recent Studies of Cluster Scaling Relations[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
2/15, 12:15 p.m. Gus Evrard
(Univ. Michigan & KITP)
Ming Sun
(Univ. Virginia & KITP)
Cluster Scaling Relations[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
2/16, 12:15 p.m. Andrey Kravtsov
(Univ. of Chicago & KITP)
Massimo Meneghetti
Cluster Scaling Relations[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
2/17, 12:15 p.m. Adam Mantz
Alexey Vikhlinin
(Harvard, CfA & KITP)
Parameterizing Scaling Relations for Cosmological Analyses[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
2/17, 3:30 p.m. Francisco Prada
IAA, Granada
Halo Velocity and Concentration Functions in the Standard LCDM Cosmology[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
2/23, 12:15 p.m. Gregory Falkovich
(Weizmann Inst.)
Robert Kerr
(Univ. Warwick)
Axel Brandenburg
Turbulence Tutorial and Q&A
Joint Discussion with Turbulence11 Program[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
2/24, 12:15 p.m. Eduardo Rozo
Univ. Chicago & KITP
Some Comments on the Cluster Richness-mass Relation[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
3/01, 12:15 p.m. Dragan Huterer
(Univ. of Michigan & KITP)
Eduardo Rozo
(KICP, Univ. Chicago & KITP)
Discussion: How Pink is Pink? How to Measure the Likelihood of High-z Massive Clusters in LCDM Cosmology[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
3/02, 12:15 p.m. Andrew Wetzel
Yale & KITP
Evolution of SFR of Cluster Galaxies[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
3/03, 12:15 p.m. Ian Parrish
UC Berkeley & KITP
Cooling and Multi-Phase Structure in the Intracluster Medium[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
3/04, 1:30 p.m. Matt Turk
y t Tutorial[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
3/08, 11:30 a.m. Rene Fassbender
The Most Distant Massive Galaxy Clusters[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
3/08, 1:00 p.m. Alex Lazarian
Magnetic Reconnection in Weakly Turbulent Astrophysical Fluids[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
Joint Discussion with Turbulence11 Program
3/09, 12:15 p.m. Matthew Becker
(Univ. Chicago & KITP)
Surhud More
(Univ. of Chicago)
Continuing Discussion of the Future of Observable-simulation Interaction[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
3/10, 12:15 p.m. Marcus Brüggen
et al
Turbulence in Galaxy Clusters[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
3/11, 11:30 a.m. Etienne Pointecouteau
Planck Cluster Selection[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
3/14-18 Conference:
Monsters, Inc.
Astrophysics and Cosmology with Galaxy Clusters
3/23, 12:15 p.m. All interested Discussion on Cluster Mass Definition[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
3/24, 12:15 p.m. Christoph Pfrommer
A Pedagogical Introduction to Magnetic Draping[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
3/25, 12:30 p.m. Bill Paxton
Tutorial: Mesa Stellar Evolution code
3/28, 12:15 p.m. Gus Evrard
(Univ. Michigan & KITP)
Andrey Kravtsov
(Univ. of Chicago & KITP)
DES Blind Cosmology Challenge and Opportunities[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
3/29, 12:15 p.m. Andisheh Mahdavi
Model-independent Constraints on the Line of Sight Extent of Clusters of Galaxies Using X-ray and SZ Observations[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
3/30, 12:30 p.m. Irina Zhuravleva
Observational Signature of ICM Turbulence in X-ray Line Polarization[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
3/31, 12:30 p.m. Andrew Benson
"What I Cannot Create, I Do Not Understand": A Galaxy Builder's Toolkit[Slides][Podcast][Vid][Aud][Cam]
4/05, 12:15 p.m. Kaustuv Basu
(Univ. Bonn & KITP)
Yen-Ting Lin
Hint of a Strong Redshift Evolution in Cluster Radio Luminosity Function[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
4/06, 12:15 p.m. Michael McCourt
Prateek Sharma
(UC Berkeley & KITP)
Discussion: Thermal Instability, Conduction, and Feedback in Halos[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
4/11, 12:15 p.m. Mark Voit
Galaxy Clusters in a Nutshell[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
KITP Blackboard Lunch
4/12, 12:15 p.m. Andrey Bykov
Ioffe Tech. & KITP
Nonthermal Components and Gas Entropy Production in Collisionless Shocks[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
4/12, 13:15 p.m. Francesco Miniati
ETH Zurich & KITP
4/14, 11:30 a.m. Stefano Ettori
Silvano Molendi
Cluster Outskirts[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
4/14, 1:00 p.m. Marcus Brüggen
(Int'l Univ. Bremen & KITP)
Evan Scannapieco
Subgrid and DNS Modeling of Turbulence in Clusters and Galaxies[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
4/20, 12:30 p.m. Simona Mei
Caltech & KITP
ETGs in High Redshift Clusters: Their Scaling Relations and How What We Know Depends on the Stellar Population Models We Use
4/21, 10:00 a.m. Christoph Pfrommer
Discussion: Non-thermal ----A Pedagogical Guide to Radio Phenomenon in Clusters[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
4/21, 12:30 p.m. Paul Ricker
Magnetizing the ICM via AGN Feedback[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
4/21, 1:30 p.m. Tamara Bogdanovic
Univ. Maryland & KITP
Nature of Overstabilities in Dilute Plasmas[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
4/21, 3:30 p.m. Zoltan Haiman
Columbia Univ.
Cosmological Information from Non-Linear Weak Lensing[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
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