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OEA, ICTP, Trieste

  ICRANET, Pescara
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After a very successful conference on the same topic in Kolkata ten years ago, it is time to update our knowledge on black holes. With that in mind, we are happy to announce the organization of the second meeting here again during Feb. 10th-15th, 2008.  The present meeting is expected to be in a much bigger scale inviting workers from all cross-sections, who have anything to do with quantification or qualification of black holes (from quantum scale to quasars), theoretically or observationally. Thus, the conference will cover all aspects of the theoretical and observational results pertaining to the astrophysical stellar mass, intermediate mass and super-massive black holes, primordial black holes in cosmology, and mini-black holes in accelerators.

Kolkata, the popularly known as the City of Joy, also presented the community the most suitable phrase, namely, 'black hole' for these enigmatic objects. 

The conference is organized by the Department of Astrophysics and Cosmology of S.N. Bose National Centre for Basic Sciences. To let visitors have a taste of Kolkata and surrounding regions amidst natural beauty, we are holding first three days of the conference in Vedic village and the last two days at Radisson Ffort, both being very attractive, and luxurious spa and resorts. On the way from  one to the other we will have a short tour of the City of Joy and  have a poolside Banquate at the Radisson fFort .

Following this meeting we will have a satellite meeting on Black Holes, Neutron Stars and Gamma Ray Bursts during 16-17th February. There will be a ~24 hr trip to Sundarban, the Delta of Ganges on the West Bengal Tourism boats.

For any urgent matter write here:-
Prof. Sandip K. Chakrabarti (chakraba@bose.res.in)
Dr. Archan S. Majumdar (archan@bose.res.in)

For any queries related to the conference please contact:

Last updated on 7-th December, 2007
S.N. Bose Centre is named after Prof. Satyendra Nath Bose, well known for Bose-Einstein statistics.
Prof. S. N. Bose

S.N. Bose National Centre for Basic Sciences
For information regarding : First Calcutta Conference on 'Observational Evidence for Black Holes in the Universe' and its proceedings 
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Satellite Meeting jointly with ICRANET
Black Holes, Neutron Stars and Gamma Ray Bursts
Inauguration is in the Boat and ends at SNBNCBS

(February 16-17th, 2008)
especially for indepth analysis of the nature of these objects . Younger scholars carrying out research in Relativistic Astrophysics of compact objects are encouraged

Programme is under preparation

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