The 2020 ANITA summer school on "Cosmic Explosions" will take place over three days (Mon-Wed). It will be followed by the 2020 ANITA theory workshop.
Topics covered will include:
Monday 9:30 - 10:50: lectures on massive stars/explosions (Bernhard Mueller) 10:50 - 11:10: morning tea 11:10 - 12:30: interactive session massive stars/explosions (Bernhard Mueller) 12:30 - 13:30: lunch 13:30 - 14:50: lectures on massive stars/explosions (Alex Heger) 14:50 - 15:10: afternoon tea 15:10 - 16:30: hands-on session massive stars/explosions (Alex Heger) 16:30 - 17:00 break 17:00: Evening welcome drinks/light snacks on site Tuesday 9:30 - 10:50: lectures on high-energy (X-ray, gamma ray) explosions, nucleosynthesis (Fiona Panther) 10:50 - 11:10: morning tea 11:10 - 12:30: interactive session on high energy explosions/transients (Fiona Panther) 12:30 - 13:30: lunch 13:30 - 14:50: lectures on SN progenitors/explosion, Integral Field Unit SN remnant data (Ivo Seitenzahl) 14:50 - 15:10: afternoon tea 15:10 - 16:30: interactive session on integral field unit data of SN remnant(s) (Ivo Seitenzahl) 16:30: free evening Wednesday 9:30 - 10:50: lectures on Fast Radio Bursts (Shivani Bhandari) 10:50 - 11:10: morning tea 11:10 - 12:10: interactive session on FRBs with OzStar (Shivani Bhandari) 12:10 - 12:40: quick lunch 12:45: Board bus to depart for tour of the Molonglo Observatory Synthesis Telescope with Chris Flynn 13:30 (approx): tour begins (tour includes afternoon tea) 16:30 (approx): tour concludes 16:45: (approx): Depart for Canberra by bus 17:30 (approx): arrive back at UNSW Canberra (and possible stops at Mercure Canberra and City).
Note: We will not cover rigorous mathematical working and proofs. We may provide links and material that you can/should read.