ATNF Astrofest

The 2004 Astrofest will be held on the 8th of December 2004 at ATNF Marsfield. Teleconference is available via (02) 9372 4610. The final program is as follows:

9:55 Opening
Session 1 Chair: Tasso Tzioumis
10:00 Lucyna Kedziora-Chudczer Scintillating PKS 0405-385 reveals new components of ISM
10:20 Jim Lovell 2004: Another Scintillating Year
10:40 Eric Wilcots On the Nature of Lopsided Galaxies
11:00 Break
Session 2 Chair: Simon Johnston
11:30 George Hobbs The Australian pulsar timing array: searching for gravitational waves
11:50 Joel Weisberg Discovery of pulsed OH maser emission stimulated by a pulsar
12:10 Aris Karastergiou Unusual features in polarization profiles of pulsars
12:30 Lunch
Session 3 Chair: Carole Jackson
13:30 Wilfred Walsh Does the fine structure constant vary? New VLT results
13:50 Ray Norris Radio observations of the Hubble and Chandra Deep Fields
14:10 Lister Staveley-Smith An ALFA deep HI field
14:30 Baerbel Koribalski The Local Volume HI Survey (LVHIS)
14:50 Break
Session 4 Chair: Jessica Chapman
15:20 Maxim Voronkov Methanol and H2O masers in GL2789
15:40 Jim Caswell Galactic magnetic field facts and fallacies resolved with Sup ernova Remnants
16:00 Chiara Ferrari Star formation in merging galaxy clusters
16:20 Tara Murphy ATNF Virtual Observatory projects
16:40 END

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