New results in X-ray astronomy 2009

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Programme

09:55-10:00 Welcome
10:00-10:15 The AEGIS-X survey of the Extended Groth Strip (Elise Laird; Imperial)
10:15-10:30 X-rays and Infrared: A complementary study of AGNs (James Mullaney; Durham)
10:30-10:45 The present-day growth rates of a large population of heavily obscured AGNs (Andy Goulding; Durham)
10:45-11:00 Resolving AGN tori in the mid-infrared: a new unbiased probe of intrinsic accretion power (Poshak Gandhi; Riken/IoA visitor)
11:00-11:30 coffee
11:30-11:45 X-ray Clusters: Still relevant for Cosmology? (Kathy Romer, Sussex)
11:45-12:00 The XMM Cluster Survey: First results for cluster scaling relations (Ed Lloyd-Davies, Sussex)
12:00-12:15 Measuring electron temperatures using X-ray spectroscopy (Giulio del Zanna; DAMTP, Cambridge)
12:15-12:30 Cool gas in cluster cores (Jeremy Sanders; IoA, Cambridge)
12:30-14:00 lunch
14:00-14:15 Investigating the warm absorber and X-ray variability of the Seyfert 1 galaxy NGC 3516 with XMM-Newton (Missagh Mehdipour; UCL-MSSL)
14:15-14:30 1H0707-495 ... Beyond Spectral Fitting (Abdu Zoghbi; IoA, Cambridge)
14:30-14:45 The XRB analogy to the first AGN QPO (Matt Middleton; Durham)
14:45-15:00 A physical basis for the timing properties of X-ray binaries (Adam Ingram; Durham)
15:00-15:15 The 'voice' of the accretion disc in black hole X-ray binaries (Tony Wilkinson; Southampton)
15:15-15:30 Long Term Monitoring of the Jet in Centaurus A (Joanna Goodger; Hertfordshire)
15:30-16:00 tea
16:00-16:15 GRB 090423 at z=8.23 - probing the extremely distant universe with GRBs (Klaas Wiersema; Leicester)
16:15-16:30 Modelling the magnetars quiescent spectra (Silvia Zane; UCL-MSSL)
16:30-16:45 Diffuse X-ray Emission in the Extended Disk of M33 (Richard Owen; Leicester)
16:45-17:00 The Ultraluminous State (Jeanette Gladstone; Durham)
17:00-17:15 X-ray reflection in a sample of X-ray bright Ultraluminous X-ray sources (Maria Caballero-Garcia; IoA, Cambridge)
17:15-17:30 Short term variability from some ULXs: Missing in action? (Lucy Heil; Leicester)
17:30 close