No 2 – 13/07/07

SGAA/SSAA Newsletter No 2 - 13/07/07
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1. "First Light in the Universe" Saas-Fee book in print
2. Meeting "Next generation of computational models of baryonic
physics in galaxy formation", Zurich, 17-21 sept, 2007
3. Roadmap for Astronomy in Switzerland 2007-2016
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1. "First Light in the Universe" Saas-Fee book in print

The book from the 36th Saas-Fee course on "First Light in the Universe"
is in press. The finalised manuscripts and the lecture slides from
A. Loeb, A. Ferrara, and R. Ellis are available on
http://obswww.unige.ch/saas-fee2006/lecture_notes.html

The course Web-page remains http://obswww.unige.ch/saas-fee2006/

SSAA members may order the book at a reduced price of approx.
60 CHF + mailing fees. To place your pre-order send an e-mail to
saas-feeobs.unige.ch indicating the number of copies and your mailing
address. Once the final price will be known, you will be contacted
with details for the payment. The deadline for the pre-order is
24 august 2007.

Information from D. Schaerer (ObsGeneva)
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2. Meeting "Next generation of computational models of baryonic
physics in galaxy formation", Zurich, 17-21 sept, 2007

A meeting on "Next generation of computational models of baryonic
physics in galaxy formation: from protostellar cores to disk galaxies"
will be held in Zurich from 17-21 sept, 2007.
Organisers: ETH and University of Zurich.

For more information see: http://www.exp-astro.phys.ethz.ch/zw07/Home.html
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3. Roadmap for Astronomy in Switzerland 2007-2016

The final document of the Roadmap for Astronomy in Switzerland 2007-2016,
is available on
http://obswww.unige.ch/~schaerer/misc/ssaa/roadmap10-final.pdf
This document will be updated in due time by the version including
colour figures.

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For more information concerning the SGAA/SSAA, astronomy in
Switzerland, and related topics visit our Website
http://obswww.unige.ch/ssaa.

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mailing list please e-mail your text to Thomas Schildknecht
(thomas.schildknechtaiub.unibe.ch) in plain ASCII (no accents
and special characters). THANK YOU !

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