Summer course "Molecules in space"

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Summer course "Molecules in space"

Time: June 25, 2013 at 9am to July 2, 2013 at 8pm
Location: Onsala Space Observatory
City/Town: Onsala
Website or Map: http://www.nordicastrobiology…
Phone: 0046855378649
Event Type: course
Organized By: Wolf D. Geppert
Latest Activity: Jun 20, 2013

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The summer course "Molecules in space", which will be held at Onsala Space Observatory , Sweden from 25 June to 2 July 2013, aims to give participants a thorough introduction into the role of molecules in many astronomical environments. The programme of the summer school comprises:

  • lectures by internationally leading scientists covering a broad range of subjects in astrochemistry
  • observations of a small, cold molecular cloud using the 20m telescope at Onsala Space Observatory to determine its mass and whether it is going to collapse forming a star
  • state-of-the art model calculations of the chemistry of dark clouds and ice surfaces
  • usage of observations to determine physical parameters in astronomical object
  • a poster session for the participating students and early career scientists

The event is aimed for Ph. D. students and early career scientists (up to 5 years after their first Ph. D. in a related field) in fields relevant to astrochemistry and astrobiology. The event is open to applicants from all nationalities. Detailed information about the summer school and the application procedure (deadline 2 April 2013) can be found here.

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