Department of Theoretical Physics and Astrophysics
Faculty of Science
Masaryk University
"Binaries - Key to Comprehension of the Universe" Conference
Date: 8. - 12. 6. 2009
Location: Faculty of Science, MU, Czech RepublicDisplay in Google Maps
Organisers: Department of Theoretical Physics and Astrophysics, Astronomical Institute of the CU, Prague, Astronomical Institute of the AS CR & Astronomical Institute of the SAS
Description: International conference held in Brno (Czech Republic) aimed to binary stars and their role in modern astrophysics. The conference covers wide range of actual topics as follows:
  • Binary Star Formation and Evolution
  • Chemically Peculiar Binaries, Active Binaries, Colliding Winds
  • Binaries with Intrinsically Variable Components
  • Low-mass Components (Brown Dwarfs, Giant Planets)
  • X-Ray Binaries, Compact Object in Binaries
  • Binaries in Clusters, Extragalactic Binaries
  • Astrometric Binaries, Resolved Binaries
  • Modern Data Acquisition Methods (Surveys, RVs, Instrumentation)
  • Calibrations Distances, Astrophysical EB Laboratories
  • Modelling Techniques and New Approaches in Solving the Inverse Problem