DAPSS 2021 Student Research Conference


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10:00 Gathering, coffee & cookies

10:30 Welcome, Introductions

Prof. Oded Aharonson, Chair, DAPSS Executive Committee, Weizmann Institute of Science

10:45 The Hubble tension: a major crisis in Cosmology?

Tal Abadi, Ben Gurion University of the Negev

11:00 Channels of stellar destruction in centers of galaxies

Itai Linial, Hebrew University of Jerusalem

11:15 The extended, evaporating atmosphere of exoplanet HD 189733b

Dr. Volker Perdelwitz, Ariel University 

11:30 Facilitating new discoveries in astronomy with machine learning

Dalya Baron, Tel Aviv University

11:45 Coffee Break

12:05 The Israel Space Agency - activities and opportunities

Dr. Adi Ninio Greenberg, Senior Advisor, Science & Technology, Israel Space Agency

12:20 Ultrasat: The First Israeli Space Observatory 

Prof. Eli Waxman, Ultrasat PI, Weizmann Institute of Science

13:00 Lunch

13:30 Discussion circles

The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Tel Aviv University, Weizmann Institute of Science, Technion - Israel Institute of Technology, Bar Ilan University, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Ariel University, Israel Space Agency, Israel Aerospace Industries, Elbit, Rafael, Elop, Space Pharma, Ramon.Space, Utilis, SpaceIL, D-MARS, Helios.

14:30 Closing