The 5th Birmingham Extragalactic Workshop

Mapping the Mass

August 1-2, 2002

Thursday 1 August 2002   

10:30am - 11:00am Registration/Coffee in the LLT/Museum area

11:00am - 12:30pm: Session 1 Chairperson: Trevor Ponman

Monique Arnaud 30min Temperature and mass distributions in clusters from XMM
Alastair Sanderson 15min Baryonic and non-baryonic mass distribution in virialised systems
Robert Schmidt 20min Cluster masses from Chandra and gravitational lensing
Steve Allen 25min Cosmological constraints using X-ray and lensing mass measurements

12:30pm - 1:30pm Lunch in Staff House

1:30pm - 3:30pm: Session 2 Chairperson: Frazer Pearce

Phil Marshall 15min Massive Inference of Massive Clusters
Ben Maughan 15min Chandra and XMM observations of high redshift galaxy clusters
Pasquale Mazzotta 15min Cold fronts in clusters of galaxies and implications for cluster mass estimates
Peter Thomas 30min The X-ray mass-temperature relation and the value of sigma_8
Adrian Jenkins 30min The dark matter distribution: results from simulations
Alan Heavens 15min The mass distribution on scales of 10 Mpc/h

3:30pm - 4:00pm Tea

4:00pm - 5:30pm: Session 3 Chairperson: Peter Thomas

Peter Coles 30min Homogeneity, Bias and the PSCz survey
Will Percival 30min Cosmological information from the distribution of galaxies in the 2dFGRS
Sarah Bridle 30min What is the matter fluctuation amplitude
5:30 pm- 6:00pm: Discussion Session (30min) Chaired by Peter Coles 7:30pm Dinner at the Cafe Eastern Delight, Bristol Road

Friday 2 August 2002

9:00am -10:30am: Session 4 Chairperson: Ian Stevens

Martin Hendry 30min Mapping the large-scale matter distribution with galaxy redshift-distance surveys
Somak Raychaudhury 15min Matter in Superclusters
Steve Rawlings 30min Tracing superstructures with radio sources
Mark Lacy 15min SIRTF surveys and the evolution of large-scale structure

10:30am - 11:00am Coffee

11:00am - 12:30pm: Session 5 Chairperson: Laurence Jones

Gerry Gilmore 30min Dark Matter in dwarf galaxies
Chris Power 15min The Inner Structure of CDM Halos on Galactic Scales
David Carter 15min Mass distribution in M31 from Planetary Nebula velocities
Eamonn J. Kerins 15min Mapping the MACHO mass in the Andromeda Galaxy
Robert Smith 15min Nonlinear evolution of mass and implications for weak lensing

12:30pm - 1:30pm Lunch in Staff House

1:30pm - 3:30pm: Session 6 Chairperson: Alan Heavens

Meghan Gray 30min Linking Mass and Light in a Supercluster with Gravitational Lensing
Prasenjit Saha 15min Degeneracies in the lensing weighing scales
Simon Dye 15min A Semi-linear Approach to Mass Reconstruction of Multiple Lens Systems
Daniel Mortlock 15min Using the 2dF GRS to find lensed quasars galaxies in the 2dFGRS
David Bacon 30min Cosmic Shear and 3D Lensing
Michael Brown 15min New cosmic shear measurements with the COMBO-17 survey

3:30 pm- 4:00pm: Discussion Session (30 mins) Chaired by Gerry Gilmore

4:00pm End of Workshop