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22-26 August 2011, Porto, Portugal

 

Dark Energy & Modified Gravity (DEN)

NB: All talks are strictly (15+5)min
Session DEN1: Monday, 22nd August, 17:00 - 19:00
17:00 - 17:20 Resonant Dark Energy and Cosmic Magnetic Fields
Federico Urban
17:20 - 17:40 Detecting Chameleon Dark Energy via Electrostatic Analogy
Katherine Jones-Smith
17:40 - 18:00 Orthogonal non-Gaussianities from Dirac-Born-Infeld Galileon inflation
Sébastien Renaux-Petel
18:00 - 18:20 Modified gravity with an extra force: Lagrangian description and stability
Valerio Faraoni
18:20 - 18:40 On Galilean invariant scalar field theories in curved space time
Parvin Moyassari
18:40 - 19:00 Nonmetricity in cosmology
Tomi Koivisto
Session DEN2: Tuesday, 23rd August, 17:00 - 19:00
17:00 - 17:20 Uncertainties on LCDM through inhomogeneities
Alexander Wiegand
17:20 - 17:40 Confirming large-scale homogeneity and acceleration with the CMB
James Zibin
17:40 - 18:00 Probing Backreaction Effects with Supernova Data
Marina Seikel
18:00 - 18:20 On the Possibility of a Poincaré Gauge Theory as an Averaged Theory of Gravity
Juliane Behrend
18:20 - 18:40 Light-cone averaging in cosmology: formalism and applications
Giovanni Marozzi
18:40 - 19:00 Dark goo: Bulk viscosity as an alternative to dark energy
Jean-Sebastien Gagnon
Session DEN3: Thursday, 25th August, 17:00 - 19:00
17:00 - 17:20 Testing General Relativity using the Environmental Dependence of Dark Matter Halos
Gongbo Zhao
17:20 - 17:40 Measuring dark energy with the WiggleZ Survey
Chris Blake
17:40 - 18:00 Non-parametric Reconstruction of Dark Energy Equation of State from Diverse Datasets
Ujjaini Alam
18:00 - 18:20 Tests of Modified Gravity theories using Redshift-space distortion measurements from WiggleZ
David Parkinson
18:20 - 18:40 Power of Weak Lensing in Constraining Modified Matter and Gravity Theories
Stefano Camera
18:40 - 19:00 Halo properties in modified gravity theories with self-accelerated expansion
Tatsuya Narikawa