Spin and Magnetism in Young Neutron Stars (July 31 - December 15, 2000)
Coordinators: L. Bildsten, L. Hernquist, V. Kaspi, & S. Kulkarni

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Time Speaker Title
8/2-8/4 Miniprogram on R-Modes[Audio]
8/9, 12:00 p.m. Dr. Thomas Baumgarte
ITP & Univ llinois
On the Maximum Mass of Differentially Rotating Neutron Stars
8/11, 12:00 p.m. Dr. Chris Thompson
ITP & Univ N Carolina
Introduction to Convection in Proto-Neutron Stars and Supernovae
8/21, 12:15 p.m. Dr. Malvin Ruderman
ITP & Columbia Univ
Neutron Stars - The Inside Story[Audio]
8/22, 10:00 a.m. Dr. Robert Rutledge
Accreting Neutron Star Transients in Quiescence: Neutron Star Photospheres[Audio]
8/22, 10:30 a.m. Dr. Victoria Kaspi
ITP & McGill
Precision Timing of Anomalous X-Ray Pulsars[Audio]
8/23, 12:00 p.m. Dr. Noriaki Shibazaki
ITP & Rikkyo Univ
Vortex Pinning in Neutron Star Crusts[Audio]
8/23, 12:30 p.m. Dr. Keith Lockitch
Penn State
Rotational Modes of Relativistic Stars[Audio]
8/24, 3:30 p.m. Dr. Sharon Morsink
ITP & Univ Alberta
Nonlinear Coupling of r-modes and g-modes in Neutron Stars[Audio]
8/29, 10:00 a.m. Dr. Andreas Reisenegger
ITP & Univ Catolica, Chile
Neutron Star Chemistry, Dynamics, and Thermodynamics[Audio]
8/29, 10:45 a.m. Dr. Benjamin Owen
ITP & Max Planck Institute
Ligo II Detectability of R-modes in Young Neutron Stars[Audio]
8/30, 12:00 p.m. Dr. Phil Arras
ITP & Univ Toronto, CITA
Nonlinear Saturation of the r-mode Instability[Audio]
8/31, 3:30 p.m. Dr. David Eichler
ITP & Ben Gurion Univ
The Role of the Event Horizon in Gamma Ray Bursts[Audio]
9/5, 10:00 a.m. Dr. Scott Hughes
Challenges in Mapping the Spacetime of Massive Compact Objects[Audio]
9/6, 12:00 p.m. Dr. Sterl Phinney
ITP & Caltech
Connection between Low-Mass X-Ray Binaries and Millisecond Radio Pulsars[Audio]
9/7, 3:30 p.m. Dr. Anatoly Spitkovsky
ITP & UC Berkeley
Time Variability of Pulsar Winds: A Model for Crab Nebula Wisps[Audio]
9/11, 12:15 p.m. Dr. Lars Bildsten
Neutron Stars - A View from the Outside[Audio]
9/12, 10:00 a.m. Dr. Brad Hansen
Constraints on Millisecond Pulsar Ages from Binary Companions[Audio]
9/13, 12:00 p.m. Dr. Ian Jones
University Southampton
Gravitational Waves from Freely Precessing Neutron Stars[Audio]
9/13, 12:45 p.m. Dr. Nir Shaviv
Optics of Magnetized Neutron Stars[Audio]
9/14, 3:30 p.m. Dr. Jim Liebert
University of Arizona
Spin and Magnetism in Isolated White Dwarfs[Audio]
9/19, 10:30 a.m. Dr. David Chernoff
Neutron Star Kicks: Observations and Theory
9/20, 12:00 p.m. Dr. Greg Ushomirsky
ITP & Caltech
Deformations of Accreting Neutron Star Crusts[Audio]
9/21, 3:30 p.m. Dr. Rino Bandiera
ITP & Obs. Astro Arcetri
Can Further Light on Plerions' Nature Come from the Millimetric Window?[Audio]
9/26, 10:30 a.m. Dr. Ulrich Geppert
ITP & Astrophysikaliches Institute
Thermal, Magnetic and Rotational Evolution of Isolated Neutron Starswith Crustal Magnetic Fields[Audio]
9/27, 12:00 p.m. Dr. Hendrik Spruit
ITP & Max-Planck Institute
Gamma Ray Bursts from Rapidly Rotating Neutron Stars[Audio]
9/28, 3:30 p.m. Dr. Monica Colpi
ITP & University Milano Bicocca
Supernova Fallback and the Emergence of a Black Hole[Audio]
10/2-10/6 Conference on Spin, Magnetism and Cooling of Young Neutron Stars[Audio]
10/11, 12:00 p.m. Dr. Dany Page
Prospects of Detecting Quark Matter in Cooling Neutron Stars[Audio]
10/12, 10:30 a.m. Dr. Eric Gotthelf
Discovery of Young X-Ray Pulsars in the Cores of Supernova Remnants[Audio]
10/12, 3:30 p.m. Dr. Roger Blandford
Black Hole White Dwarf Mergers[Audio]
10/17, 10:30 a.m. Dr. Henk Spruit
Disks around Mass Transferring Binaries[Audio]
10/18, 12:00 p.m. Dr. M. Lyutikov
Breaking the Waves: Unstable Magnetized Flows in Gamma-Ray Bursts[Audio]
10/19, 3:30 p.m. Dr. Andrew Melatos
ITP & University California, Berkeley
Magnetic Field Evolution during Polar Cap Accretion[Audio]
10/24, 10:30 a.m. Dr. Dmitri Yakovlev
ITP & Ioffe
Cooling of Neutron Stars with Superfluid Cores[Audio]
10/26, 3:30 p.m. Dr. Robert Duncan
ITP & University Texas
Giant Flares and the Life Histories of Magnetars
10/27, 12:00 p.m. Informal Lunch Discussion Lead by Rob Duncan and Chris Thompson Summaries from Recent Gamma Ray Burst and Magnetar Conferences[Audio]
10/31, 10:30 a.m. Dr. Matthew Baring
ITP & Goddard Space Flight Center
Particle Acceleration at Relativistic Shocks in Gamma-Ray Bursts[Audio]
11/01, 12:00 p.m. Discussion Lunch  
11/02, 3:30 p.m. Dr. E.P.J. van den Heuvel
Intermediate Mass X-Ray Binaries and Binary Pulsars with Massive White Dwarf Companions[Audio][WebCam]
11/08, 12:00 p.m. Discussion Lunch  
11/14, 10:30 a.m. Dr. Peter Woods
Recent Observations of Soft Gamma Repeaters[Audio][WebCam]
11/15, 12:00 p.m. Dr. D. Markovic
University of Illinois, Urbana Champaign
General Relativity and Quasi-Periodic Oscillations in X-Ray Binaries[Audio][WebCam]
11/16, 3:30 p.m. Dr. Maulik Prakash
SUNY-Stony Brook
The Equation of State and Structure of Strongly Magnetized Neutron Stars[Audio][WebCam]
11/21, 10:30 a.m. Drs. Ferdi Hulleman
Utrecht University
Optical and Infrared Observations of Anomalous X-Ray Pulsars[Audio]
11/21, 11:00 a.m. Dr. Divas Sanwal
Penn State University
Optical Observations of the Crab Pulsar[Audio]
11/22, 12:00 p.m. Dr. George Pavlov
Penn State University
Thermal Emission from Isolated Pulsars[Audio][WebCam]
11/28, 10:30 a.m. Dr. Bob Rutledge
Finding the Brightest Isolated Neutron Stars[Audio][WebCam]
11/30, 3:30 p.m. Dr. Chris Fryer
Los Alamos
Black Hole Accretion Disk Models for Gamma Ray Bursts[Audio][WebCam]
12/5, 10:30 a.m. Dr. Fernando Camilo
Pulsars Young and Very Old: Recent Discoveries with the Parkes Telescope[Audio][WebCam]
12/6, 12:00 p.m. Discussion To Decide The Top Ten Problems in Astrophysics[Audio][WebCam]
12/7, 3:30 p.m. Dr. Bryan Gaensler
Proper Motion of Young Pulsars
12/11, 12:15 p.m. Dr. Lars Bildsten
Dr. Bennett Link
(Montana State University)
Dr. Marten van Kerkwijk
(Utrecht University)
Young Neutron Stars: Progress and New Questions
12/12, 10:00 a.m. Dr. Marten van Kerkwijk
The Cometary H Alpha Nebula of the Isolated Neutron Star RX J1856.5-3754[Audio][WebCam]
12/12, 10:30 a.m. Dr. Curt Cutler
Neutron Star Wobble and Gravitational Wave Backreaction[Audio][WebCam]
12/13, 12:00 p.m. Dr. Bennett Link
Montana State
Precession of the Isolated Pulsar PSR B1828-11[Audio]
12/14, 3:30 p.m. Wrap-up Discussion for Neutron Stars Program