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PARALLEL SESSION: Dark Energy Experiment/Theory

Organizing Chairs: Rachel Bean (Cornell University) & Lloyd Knox (UC Davis)

December 10, 2005 (Crystal ballroom A, West Tower)



Session 1

Chair: Rachel Bean (Cornell University)

Crystal ballroom A, West Tower

2:00 PM - 2:15 PM

Expansion History from Supernovae Near and Far [PDF format], [Abstract]

Adam Riess (STSCI)

2:15 PM - 2:30 PM

Decelerating and Dustfree: Targeting SNe in Very High Redshift Galaxy Clusters [PDF format], [Abstract]

Marek P. Kowalski (LBNL)

2:30 PM - 2:45 PM

Searching in the Light for Dark Energy Density Time-variation [PDF format], [Abstract]

Jason Dick (University of California Davis)

2:45 PM - 3:00 PM

Large scale structure induced fluctuations in supernova surveys [Abstract]

Lam Hui (Columbia University)

3:00 PM - 3:45 PM

Coffee Break/ Poster viewing

Session 2

Chair: Adam Riess (STSCI)

Crystal ballroom A, West Tower

3:45 PM - 4:00 PM

Gravitational-wave standard sirens [Abstract]

Daniel Holz (Los Alamos National Lab, University of Chicago)

4:00 PM - 4:15 PM

A Low Quadrupole from Inhomogenous Dark Energy [PDF format], [Abstract]

Christopher Gordon (University of Chicago)

4:15 PM - 4:30 PM

Future ISW Constraints on Dark Energy Clustering [PDF format], [Abstract]

Ryan Scranton (University of Pittsburgh)

4:30 PM - 4:45 PM

Differentiating Dark Energy from Modified Gravity [PDF format], [Abstract]

Arthur Lue (University of Texas at San Antonio)

4:45 PM - 5:00 PM

Superhorizon perturbations and cosmic acceleration [Abstract]

Christopher M. Hirata (Institute for Advanced Study)



Poster Presentation Information


Cosmological Backreaction: the Mystery and the Myth [Abstract]

Niayesh Afshordi (ITC, Harvard University)


Cluster finding in mm-wave SZ data: Challenges and non-idealities [Abstract]

Tom Crawford (University of Chicago, KICP)


Effects of Inhomogeneities on Cosmic Expansion [Abstract]

James N. Fry (University of Florida)


Likelihood Methods for Galaxy Cluster Surveys [Abstract]

Gilbert Holder (McGill University)


Investigating dark energy experiments with principal components [Abstract]

Levon Pogosian (Department of Physics, Syracuse University)


Generalizing the Generalized Chaplygin Gas [Abstract]

Anjan A. Sen (Dept. Of Physics and Astronomy, Vanderbilt University)


An Anthrocentric Universe? [Abstract]

Albert Stebbins (Fermilab)


Symposium Materials

The Kavli Institute for Cosmological Physics The University of Chicago