New Results in X-ray Astronomy 2011

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Galaxy M 83. The upper panel shows a picture in visible light (VLT, FORS team), the lower panle shows an X-ray image taken by the Chandra X-ray telescope (R.Soria & K.Wu)Continuing the series of annual one-day workshops on X-ray astronomy, this year's meeting will be held at the University of Leicester on Wednesday September 28th 2011.

The purpose of this series of workshops is to showcase the increasingly fascinating and important science emerging from current X-ray missions, developments in understanding the theory of cosmic X-ray sources, as well as the science that will drive the next generation of missions. In particular, this is an opportunity for junior members of the community to showcase their work and to meet members of other groups around the UK.

Content: The schedule will comprise contributed talks (15 mins) and posters covering a broad array of research interests in X-ray astrophysics. See here for the full schedule of talks.

Where: The meeting will take place in the Belvoir Park Suite on the 2nd floor of the Charles Wilson building at the University of Leicester. See here for a map of the campus and information about getting to Leicester. (Due to construction work taking place there is no visitor parking on campus; please email in advance [sav2 @ le.ac.uk] if you would like advice about parking for the meeting.)

When: Wednesday September 28th 2011, 10.00-17.00 including two breaks for coffee and one for lunch.

Registration: if you wish to attend the meeting please complete the registration form here. There is no registration fee.

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