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Astrophysics Enabled by the Return to the Moon
Program

Astrophysics Enabled By the Return to the Moon
Monday, November 27, 2006
4:30 - 5:30pm Shuttle Service from Hotels (Colonnade, Broadview, and Hopkins Inn) to STScI
5:00 - 7:00pm Registration & Reception
7:15 - 8:00pm Return trip to hotels from STScI
Tuesday, November 28, 2006
7:45 - 8:30am Pick up from hotels to STScI
8:00 - 9:00am Registration, Coffee & Pastries
Chairperson: Laurie Leshin (GSFC)
9:00 - 9:10am Welcome
Matt Mountain
9:10 - 9:40am NASA's Plans
Scott Horowitz
9:40 - 9:55am Discussion
9:55 - 10:25am Realities and Challenges
John Grunsfeld
10:25 - 10:40am Discussion
10:40 - 11:10am BREAK
11:10 - 11:40am In-Space Operations
Harley Thronson
11:40 - 11:55am Discussion
11:55 - 12:25pm The Lunar Environment
Paul Spudis
12:25 - 12:40pm Discussion
12:40 - 2:00pm Lunch
Chairperson: Jay Frogel
2:00 - 2:30pm High Energy Cosmic Rays
Angela Olinto
2:30 - 2:40pm Discussion
2:40 - 3:10pm High-z Radio Universe, Theory
Avi Loeb
3:10 - 3:20pm Discussion
3:20 - 3:50pm BREAK
3:50 - 4:20pm High-z Radio Universe, Observations
Jacqueline Hewitt
4:20 - 4:30pm Discussion
4:30 - 5:00pm Advantages and Challenges of Interferometry on the Moon
Jack Burns
5:00 - 5:10pm Discussion
5:10 - 5:40pm Radio Observations from the Moon
Chris Carilli
5:40 - 5:50pm Discussion
5:50 - 6:35pm Return trip to hotels from STScI
Wednesday, November 29, 2006
7:45 - 8:30am Pick up from hotels to STScI
8:00 - 9:00am Coffee & Pastries
Chairperson: Stefi Baum
9:00 - 9:30am The Problem of Dark Energy
Adam Riess
9:30 - 9:45am Discussion
9:45 - 10:15am The Opportunity of Liquid Mirrors
Ken Lanzetta
10:15 - 10:30am Discussion
10:30 - 11:00am POSTER VIEWING AND BREAK
11:00 - 11:30am Alternative Theories of Gravity
Gia Dvali
11:30 - 11:45am Discussion
11:45 - 12:15pm What Can the Return to the Moon Offer
Roger Angel
12:15 - 12:30pm Discussion
12:30 - 2:00pm Lunch
Chairperson: Ethan Schreier
2:00 - 2:30pm Large Scale Structure
Alice Shapley
2:30 - 2:45pm Discussion
2:45 - 3:15pm The Cosmic Web
Ken Sembach
3:15 - 3:30pm Discussion
3:30 - 4:00pm BREAK
4:00 - 4:30pm Dirt, Gravity, and Lunar-Based Telescopes: The Value Proposition for Astronomy
Dan Lester
4:30 - 4:45pm Discussion
4:45 - 5:15pm Astrophysics from the Moon
John Mather
5:15 - 5:30pm Discussion
Panel Discussion on Science in NASA Missions:
5:45 - 5:55pm Wendell Mendell
5:55 - 6:05pm David Spergel
6:05 - 6:15pm Martin Harwit
6:15 - 6:45pm Q&A
7:00 - 10:00pm WORKSHOP DINNER - STScI - Café Azafrán
10:00 - 10:45pm Return trip to hotels from STScI
Thursday, November 30, 2006
7:45 - 8:30am Pick up from hotels to STScI
8:00 - 9:00am Coffee & Pastries
Chairperson: Jill Tarter
9:00 - 9:30am Observations of Extrasolar Planets
Webster Cash
9:30 - 9:45am Discussion
9:45 - 10:15am Terrestrial Planets
Margaret Turnbull
10:15 - 10:30am Discussion
10:30 - 11:00am BREAK
11:00 - 11:30am Signatures of Life
Sara Seager
11:30 - 11:45am Discussion
11:45 - 12:15pm Opportunities in the Study of Extrasolar Planets
Peter McCullough
12:15 - 12:30pm Discussion
12:30 - 2:00pm Lunch
Chairperson: Michael Werner
2:00 - 2:30pm Big Science with Small Satellites
Pete Worden
2:30 - 2:45pm Discussion
2:45 - 3:15pm The Outer Solar System
Mike Mumma
3:15 - 3:30pm Discussion
3:30 - 4:00pm BREAK
4:00 - 4:30pm Astrophysics Enabled by a Permanent Lunar Facility
Massimo Stiavelli
4:30 - 4:45pm Discussion
4:45 - 5:15pm UV Telescopes
James Green
5:15 - 6:00pm Return trip to hotels from STScI
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