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PARALLEL SESSION: Clusters and Galaxy Formation

Organizing Chairs: Hsiao-Wen Chen (University of Chicago) & Fabio Governato (UW-INAF)

December 12, 2005 (Crystal ballroom B, West Tower)



Session 1

Chair: Hsiao-Wen Chen (University of Chicago)

Crystal ballroom B, West Tower

2:00 PM - 2:20 PM

The Role of Black Holes in Galaxy Evolution [PDF format]

Tiziana Di Matteo (Carnegie Mellon University)

2:20 PM - 2:40 PM

Galaxy clusters and environments at redshift one-tenth [PDF format], [Abstract]

David W. Hogg (NYU)

2:40 PM - 3:00 PM

Galaxies at z=2-3 [PDF format], [Abstract]

Alice Shapley (Princeton University)

3:00 PM - 3:45 PM

Coffee Break/ Poster viewing

Session 2

Chair: Fabio Governato (UW-INAF)

Crystal ballroom B, West Tower

3:45 PM - 4:00 PM

Cold Outflows from Ultraluminous Galaxies [PDF format], [Abstract]

Crystal Martin (UC Santa Barbara)

4:00 PM - 4:15 PM

The Evolution of Galaxy Morphology [PDF format]

Marc Postman (Space Telescope Science Institute)

4:15 PM - 4:30 PM

Central and Satellite Galaxies in Groups and Clusters [Abstract]

Asantha Cooray (UC Irvine)

4:30 PM - 4:45 PM

Modeling Cosmic Reionization [PDF format], [Abstract]

Nick Gnedin (Fermilab)

4:45 PM - 5:00 PM

The Formation of the First Stars [PDF format], [Abstract]

Greg Bryan (Columbia University)



Poster Presentation Information


Cluster ellipticities: influence of mean density and mass fluctuation amplitude [Abstract]

Shirley Ho (Princeton University)


Testing models of supermassive black hole formation with gravity wave experiments [Abstract]

Savvas M. Koushiappas (Los Alamos National Laboratory)


Formation of Supermassive Black Holes [Abstract]

Robyn Levine (University of Colorado & Fermilab)


Ellipsoidal Collapse and Dark Halo Shapes [Abstract]

Graziano Rossi (University of Pennsylvania)


Measuring the Effect of Baryons on the Non-Linear Power Spectrum [Abstract]

Douglas H. Rudd (University of Chicago)


Ly-alpha radiative transfer in cosmological simulations [Abstract]

Argyro (Iro) Tasitsiomi (U Chicago/ Princeton U)


Environmental Depedence of Halo Concentration and Occupation

Risa Wechsler (KICP, University of Chicago)


Symposium Materials

The Kavli Institute for Cosmological Physics The University of Chicago