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2006 From Quantum to Cosmos: Fundamental Physics Research in Space
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Agenda - May 20, 2006

DAY ZERO - May 21st, 2006 - Sunday
15:00 - 21:00 Registration
New Ideas for Fundamental Physics Research in Space - Slava G. Turyshev, JPL, Chair
Time Speaker Title
16:00 - 16:10 Slava G. Turyshev, JPL Welcome
16:10 - 16:30 Orfeu Bertolami, Lisbon, Portugal Searching for the Nature of Dark Energy and Dark Matter    PDF (3.9 Mb)
16:30 - 16:45 Mark Trodden, Syracuse U Cosmic Acceleration and Modified Gravity    PDF (1.9 Mb)
16:45 - 17:00 Joao C. R. Magueijo, Imperial College, UK MOND Habitats within the Solar System    PPT (1.4 Mb)
17:00 - 17:15 HongSheng Zhao, St. Andrews, UK Constraining modified gravity    PPT (590 Kb)
17:15 - 17:30 Tanmay Vachaspati, Case U Light superconducting strings in our galaxy    PDF (217 Kb)
17:30 - 17:45 Talso C. Chui, JPL Using the Moon as a Low-Noise Detector for Strange Quark Nuggets    PDF (1.3 Mb)
17:45 - 18:00 Ulf Leonhardt, St. Andrews, UK Laboratory Models of Astrophysical and Geophysical Flows    PPT (9 Mb)
18:00 - 19:00 Dinner
Keynote & Discussion - Slava G. Turyshev, JPL, Chair
19:00 - 19:15 Ulf E. Israelsson, JPL Discussion of Workshop Objectives    PPT (1.6 Mb)
19:15 - 19:40 C. W. Francis Everitt, Stanford U Fundamental Physics at NASA: Two Critical Issues & Fairbank's Principle    PPT (21 Mb)
19:40 - 20:20 William D. Phillips, NIST Emerging Technologies and Fundamental Physics Research in Space
20:20 - 21:00 Douglas D. Osheroff, Stanford U How Advances in Science Are Made    PPT (34 Mb)
 
DAY ONE - May 22nd, 2006 - Monday
08:00 - 17:00 On-site registration
08:30 - 08:45 Thomas A. Prince, JPL Welcome
08:45 - 09:00 Rick Howard, NASA Welcome from the NASA Astrophysics Division
Opening Session - David Spergel, Princeton U, Chair
Time Speaker Title
09:00 - 09:30 John H. Marburger, III, OSTP Keynote: Opening Address    PDF (32 Kb)
09:30 - 10:00 Frank Wilczek, MIT Fundamental Physics in the 21st century    PDF (4 Mb)
10:00 - 10:30 Christopher Stubbs, Harvard U Addressing the Crisis in Fundamental Physics    PPT (398 Kb)
10:30 - 11:00 Coffee Break
11:00 - 11:20 Paul Hertz, NASA NASA Vision for Fundamental Physics in Space    PPT (5.5 Mb Kb)
11:20 - 11:40 Jean Clavel, ESA The Fundamental Physics Programme at ESA    PPT (7.2 Mb)
11:40 - 12:00 John L. Hall, JILA/U of Colorado The Dreams We All Share
12:00 - 13:00 Lunch Break
Fundamental Physics Research in Space - Michael H. Salamon, NASA, Chair
13:00 - 13:25 Ulf E. Israelsson, JPL Space Experiments: Fundamental Physics from Quantum to Cosmos    PPT (8 Mb)
13:25 - 13:50 Nicholas White, GSFC The NASA Beyond Einstein Program    PPT (6.6 Mb)
13:50 - 14:10 John Mester, Stanford U Report from COSPAR Commission H: Fundamental Physics in Space    PPT (9.2 Mb)
14:10 - 14:30 Martin C.E. Huber, European Physical Society Lessons from Introducing New Scientific Disciplines into European Space Research    PPT (2.3 Mb)
14:30 - 15:00 Coffee Break
Beyond the Standard Model - Katherine Freese, U of Michigan, Chair
15:00 - 15:30 Alan Kostelecky, U of Indiana Testing Relativity on the Earth and in Space
15:30 - 15:50 Thomas J. Weiler, Vanderbilt U Probing New Physics with Neutrinos at 10^20 eV - Advantages of Space-Based Observation    PPT (2.4 Mb)
15:50 - 16:10 Floyd W. Stecker, GSFC Exploring Relativity with gamma-ray and cosmic ray space observations    PPT (4.4 Mb)
16:10 - 16:30 Harvey Gould, LBNL Electron Electric Dipole Moment Experiment in Space    PDF (762 Kb)
16:30 - 17:00 Edward L. Wright, UCLA CMB Anisotropy through WMAP III    PDF (5.1 Mb)
17:00 - 17:20 Coffee Break
Testing Gravity with Laser Ranging and Optical Interferometry - Ronald Hellings, NASA, Chair
17:20 - 17:40 Kenneth Nordtvedt, Northwest Analysis LATOR: Its Science Objectives and Considerations of Mission Orbits Configuration    PPT (274 Kb)
17:40 - 18:00 Michael Shao, JPL Optical Interferometry for Fundamental Physics    PPT (14 Mb)
18:00 - 18:20 Thomas W. Murphy, UCSD APOLLO springs to life: A new push in lunar laser ranging    PPT (3.7 Mb)
18:20 - 18:40 John Degnan, Sigma Space, Inc. Asynchronous Laser Transponders: A New Tool for Improved Fundamental Physics Experiments    PPT (11 Mb)
18:40 - 19:00 Stephen M. Merkowitz, GSFC Space-Based Optical Communications with Precision Ranging Capability For Testing Relativity    PPT (773 Kb)
19:00 - 20:00 Dinner
Expansion of the Universe and Dark Energy - Christopher Stubbs, Harvard U, Chair
20:00 - 20:40 David N. Spergel, Princeton U Scientific Implications of WMAP3    PDF (7 Mb)
20:40 - 21:00 Sean Carroll, U of Chicago Cosmological Constraints on Modified Gravity    PDF (274 Kb)
 
DAY TWO - May 23nd, 2006 - Tuesday
08:00 - 17:00 On-site registration
Dark Matter and Particle Physics - Alan Kostelecky, U of Indiana, Chair
Time Speaker Title
08:30 - 08:55 Alexander Kusenko, UCLA Detecting Dark Matter in Space    PDF (1.3 Mb)
08:55 - 09:15 George Fuller, UCSD Sterile Neutrino Dark Matter
09:15 - 09:40 David Cline, UCLA The Future Search for Warm and Cold Dark Matter in Space
09:40 - 10:00 Katherine Freese, U of Michigan Inflation after WMAP    PDF (9.5 Mb)
10:00 - 10:20 Coffee Break
Expansion of the Universe and Dark Energy - Nicholas White, GSFC, Chair
10:20 - 10:40 Robert Cahn, LBNL Dark Energy Task Force: Findings and Recommendations    PPT (3.8 Mb)
10:40 - 11:00 Andreas Albrecht, UC Davis Dark Energy Task Force: Methods and Results    PDF (411 Kb)
11:00 - 11:20 Bruce Winstein, U Chicago Scientific Targets for "CMBPOL"    PDF (17 Mb)
11:20 - 11:40 Robert Duncan, U of New Mexico Can the time rate of change of the CMB temperature be measured?    PPT (6.4 Mb)
11:40 - 12:00 John W. Moffat, Perimeter Institute, Canada Modified Gravity and its Consequences for the Solar System, Astrophysics and Cosmology    PPT (2.4 Mb)
12:00 - 13:00 Lunch Break
Modified Gravity and Experiment - Mark Trodden, Syracuse U, Chair
13:00 - 13:30 Georgii Dvali, NYU Large Distance Modification of Gravity as Dark Energy Alternative    PDF (2.5 Mb)
13:30 - 13:50 Cedric Deffayet, IAP, Paris, France Theory and phenomenology of DGP Gravity    PPT (677 Kb)
13:50 - 14:10 Eric G. Adelberger, U of Washington Tests of the Gravitational Inverse-Square Law at the Dark-Energy Length Scale    PDF (4.5 MB)
14:10 - 14:30 Ho Jung Paik, U of Maryland Inverse-Square Law Experiment in Space    PPT (6.6 Mb)
14:30 - 14:50 Coffee Break
Clocks and Fundamental Physics - John Hall, NIST, Chair
14:50 - 15:10 Claus Laemmerzahl, ZARM Clocks and Gravity    PDF (7.2 Mb)
15:10 - 15:30 Jun Ye, JILA, NIST, U of Colorado Precision measurement based on ultracold atoms and molecules    PPT (5.5 Mb)
15:30 - 15:50 Kurt Gibble, Penn State U Atomic Clocks and Precision Measurements    PDF (620 Kb)
15:50 - 16:10 Neil E. Russell, Northern Michigan U Probing Relativity using Space-Based Experiments    PPT (3.9 Mb)
16:10 - 16:30 Hugh Klein, NPL, UK Optical Clocks and Frequency Metrology for Space    PDF (883 Kb)
16:30 - 16:50 Christophe Salomon, ENS, France The ACES Mission and Fundamental Physics    PDF (2.9 Mb)
16:50 - 17:10 Lute Maleki, JPL SpaceTime: Probing for 21st Century Physics with Clocks Near the Sun    PDF (6.5 Mb)
Atom Interferometry in Space - Lute Maleki, JPL, Chair
17:10 - 17:40 Wolfgang Ertmer, MPI QO Atomic Quantum Sensors in Space    PDF (3.3 Mb)
17:40 - 18:00 Philippe Bouyer, Paris New Coherent Sources for Atom Interferometry in Space    PDF (23 Mb)
18:00 - 19:00 POSTERS
19:00 - 20:00 Dinner
Keynote on Emerging Technologies - Wolfgang Ertmer, MPI QO, Chair
20:00 - 20:30 Wolfgang Ketterle, MIT New Forms of Quantum Matter Near Absolute Zero Temperature    PPT (7.9 Mb)
20:30 - 21:00 Mark Kasevich, Stanford U Navigation, Gravitation and Cosmology with Cold Atoms Sensors    PPT (8.4 Mb)
 
DAY THREE - Wednesday, May 24th, 2006
08:00 - 11:00 On-site registration
Gravitational Experiments in Space I - Ho Jung Paik, U of Maryland, Chair
Time Speaker Title
08:30 - 08:55 Jeffery J. Kolodziejczak, MSFC Satellite Test of the Equivalence Principle: Overview and Progress    PPT (13 Mb)
08:55 - 09:15 Irwin Shapiro, Harvard, CfA Testing the Principle of Equivalence in an Einstein Elevator    PDF (4.5 Mb)
09:15 - 09:35 Anna M. Nobili, U of Pisa, INFN, Italy Prospects for "Galileo Galilei-GG" space test of the Equivalence Principle to 1 part in 1017    PDF (2 Mb)
09:35 - 09:55 Robert D. Reasenberg, Harvard, CfA A Laboratory Test of the Equivalence Principle as Prolog to a Spaceborne Experiment    PPT (1 Mb)
09:55 - 10:15 Robert Byer, Stanford U, USA Technology Development for Fundamental Physics Missions in the context of the GP-B lessons learned    PPT (63 Mb)
10:15 - 10:35 Coffee Break
Gravitational Experiments in Space II - Hansjoerg Dittus, ZARM, Chair
10:35 - 11:00 Mac Keiser, Stanford U Gravity Probe B Flight Hardware and Operations    PPT (43 Mb)
11:00 - 11:20 Sami Asmar, JPL Probing Space-Time in the Solar System: from Cassini to BepiColombo    PPT (871 Kb)
11:20 - 11:40 Simone Dell'Agnello, INFN-LNF, Italy Probing Gravity in NEO with High-Accuracy Laser-Ranged Test Masses    PDF (2.7 Mb)
11:40 - 12:00 Serge Reynaud, LKB Long Range Tests of Gravity and the Pioneer Anomaly    PDF (2 Mb)
12:00 - 13:00 Lunch Break
Overview From Agencies - Thomas A. Prince, JPL, Chair
13:00 - 13:25 Michael H. Salamon, NASA Quantum to Cosmos: Fundamental Physics in Space    PPT (3.1 Mb)
13:25 - 13:45 Luigi Cacciapuoti, ESA Fundamental Physics Activities in the HME Directorate of the European Space Agency    PPT (13 Mb)
13:45 - 14:00 Mark Lee, NASA NASA ESMD Program for Fundamental Physics in Space    PPT (10 Mb)
14:00 - 14:20 Kathleen Turner, DOE DOE Programs in Fundamental Physics    PPT (5.1 Mb)
14:20 - 14:40 Richard N. Boyd, NSF NSF Vision in Particle Astrophysics    PPT (6.2 Mb)
14:40 - 14:55 Beverly K. Berger, NSF NSF Vision in Gravitational Physics   PDF (8.2 Mb)
14:55 - 15:15 Coffee Break
Q2C: Opportunities and Challenges - Ulf E. Israelsson, Slava G. Turyshev, JPL, Chairs
15:15 - 15:30 Nick Bigelow, U of Rochester Fundamental Physics in Space: Challenges and Opportunities
15:30 - 17:00 All participants Round Table Discussion with representatives from the Agencies:
     B. Berger (NSF),
     R. Boyd (NSF),
     J. Clavel (ESA),
     M. Huber (EPS),
     M. Lee (NASA),
     M. Salamon (NASA),
     K. Turner (DOE)