Dark Matter Flash-School

Date: November 19, 2018

Place: IFT-UNESP – ROOM 3 – 3rd floor, at 9:30


In view of the large number of junior registrations to the II South American Dark Matter Workshop, it has been decided to have one full day of preparatory course. On Monday November 19th, some of the senior participants to the workshop will give introductory classes on different aspects of the Dark Matter problem, aimed at the level of master/graduate students, in order to ease the understanding of the material presented during the following workshop. The flash-school has no registration fee, there is no aplication form and everybody is welcome to participate.

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School Program:  PDF updated on November 06, 2018

  • 9:30  “Evidence and properties of DM from astrophysics. Empirical observations” (F. Iocco – ICTP-SAIFR/IFT-UNESP)
  • 11:00 “DM and its role in Cosmology: from density perturbations to the formation of galaxies” (R. Abramo – IF-USP, A. Fattahi – Durham University) – Slide
  • 14:30 “Possibilities for DM candidates: building beyond the Standard Model” (E. Bertuzzo – IF-USP) – File
  • 16:30 “The search of specific candidates: an introduction to direct and indirect WIMP DM searches” (F. Iocco- ICTP-SAIFR/IFT-UNESP)

List of Participants: PDF updated on November 16, 2018.

Additional Information:

How to reach the Institute: The flash-school will be held at ICTP South American Institute, located at IFT-UNESP, which is across the street from a major bus and subway terminal (Terminal Barra Funda). The address which is closer to the entrance of the IFT-UNESP building is R. Jornalista Aloysio Biondi, 120 – Barra Funda, São Paulo. The easiest way to reach us is by subway or bus, please find instructions here.


Dark Matter Flash-School