XIII Workshop on New Physics in Space

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Start time: November 28, 2016

Ends on:  December 1, 2016

Location: São Paulo, Brazil



The New Physics in Space Workshop is a traditional biannual event widely known in the astronomical and cosmological communities in Brazil for providing an exceptionally efficient platform for inter-disciplinary discussions among theoretical physicists, cosmologists and astronomers. Now in its 13th edition, it will be the venue for several talks on recent progress achieved in these fields. There will be poster sessions especially for new students in the area. Abstracts can be written and presentations can be given in English or Portuguese. There will be no registration fee.


Workshop Program: PDF version updated on Nov. 30

 Start End Monday, Nov. 28 (video 1) (video 2) (video 3) Tuesday, Nov. 29 (video 1)(video 2) Wednesday, Nov. 30 (video 1) (video 2) (video 3) Thursday, Dec. 1 (video 1) (video 2) (video 3)
9:20 9:30 R. Rosenfeld Welcome
9:30 9:55 R. Opher Opening D. Rodrigues Evidences against cuspy dark matter halos in large galaxies (PDF) S. Vitenti Numerical Cosmology with NumCosmo (PDF) O. Aguiar O que aprendemos com as primeiras detecções de ondas gravitacionais? (PDF)
10:00 10:25 I. Shapiro Super-renormalizable models of quantum gravity (PDF) E. Karukes The universal rotation curve of dwarf disk galaxies (PDF) M. Lima Vitenti Calibrating the Planck Cluster Mass Scale with CLASH (PDF) M. Maia Detecting Gravitational Waves from a Gravitational Compass (PDF)
10:30 10:55 W. Corrêa de Lima Mode-sum construction of the graviton two-point function in de Sitter space-time (PDF) M. Castaño Dark Matter distribution in the Galactic bulge (PDF) V. Busti Model-independent tests in cosmology (PDF) C. Chirenti Effect of a variable cosmological constant on black hole quasinormal modes (PDF)
11:00 11:30 COFFEE BREAK
11:30 11:55 J. Ademir Lima Is ΛCDM an Effective CCDM Cosmology? (PDF) F. Iocco Particle DM constraints: the effect of Galactic uncertainties J. Fabris Viscous cosmology (PDF) J. Rodrigues On Inflation, Neutrino masses and the strong CP problem in a 3-3-1 model (PDF)
12:00 12:25 B. Giacchini Low-energy effects in a superrenormalizable gravity model with real and complex massive poles (PDF) M. Vecchi What have we learned after 5 years aboard the ISS? An overview of AMS-02 results L. Casarini Cosmic discordance in decaying vacuum models? (PDF) M. Aguena Effects of Completeness and Purity on Cluster Dark Energy Constraints (PDF)
12:30 14:00 LUNCH
14:00 14:25 M. Cunha e Mello Cosmological black holes from conformal transformations of static solutions (PDF) E. Dal Pino Particle Acceleration and Gamma Ray Emission around Black Hole Sources (PDF)
Jorge Meléndez
IFT-Colloquium: The search for Solar Twins and Earth 2.0
Jeff Newman The future of ground-based astronomy in the US
14:30 14:55 A. da Silva On the formation of Universal Horizons (PDF) J. Braga Perspectives for the MIRAX mission (PDF)
15:00 15:25 M. Quartin The Cosmic Supernova Recycling Program (PDF) D. Teixeira GRMHD simulations of Sub Eddington Accretion Flows using full radiation transport (PDF)  R. Sturani The effect of matter structure on the gravitational waveform (PDF)
16:30 19:00 DISCUSSION

Photos and drawings from Sarah White:




  • Michel Aguena (USP-SãoPaulo, Brazil)
  • Odylio Denys de Aguiar (INPE-São Paulo, Brazil)
  • João Braga (INPE-São Paulo, Brazil)
  • Vinicius Busti (USP-São Paulo, Brazil)
  • Luciano Casarini (UFES-Vitória, Brazil)
  • María Benito Castaño (IFT-UNESP-São Paulo, Brazil)
  • Cecilia Bertoni Martha Hadler Chirenti (UFABC-Santo André, Brazil)
  • Júlio César Fabris (UFES-Vitória, Brazil)
  • Breno Loureiro Giacchini (CBPF-Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
  • Luiz Filipe de Oliveira Guimarães (CBPF-Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
  • Fabio Iocco (ICTP-SAIFR/IFT-UNESP-São Paulo, Brazil)
  • Ekaterina Karukes (ICTP-SAIFR-São Paulo, Brazil)
  • William Couto Corrêa de Lima (UFABC-Santo André, Brazil)
  • José Ademir Sales Lima (IAG-USP-São Paulo, Brazil)
  • Marcos Duarte Maia (UnB-Brasília, Brazil)
  • Marina Machado Cunha e Mello (UFABC-Santo André, Brazil)
  • Jeff Newman (U. Pittsburgh, USA)
  • Reuven Opher (IAG-USP-São Paulo, Brazil & Columbia U., USA)
  • Elisabete de Gouveia Dal Pino (IAG-USP-São Paulo, Brazil)
  • Miguel Quartin (UFRJ-Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
  • Davi Cabral Rodrigues (UFES-Vitória, Brazil)
  • Jamerson Gillis Batista Rodrigues (UFPB-João Pessoa, Brazil)
  • Ilya L. Shapiro (UFJF-Juiz de Fora, Brazil)
  • Alan Maciel da Silva (UFABC-Santo André, Brazil)
  • Riccardo Sturani (IIP-Natal, Brazil)
  • Danilo Morales Teixeira (U. Maryland, USA)
  • Manuela Vecchi (IFSC-USP-São Carlos, Brazil)
  • Mariana Penna Lima Vitenti (CBPF-Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
  • Sandro Dias Pinto Vitenti (CBPF-Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)

Organizing Committee:

  • Odylio Aguiar (INPE, São José dos Campos)
  • Jailson Alcaniz (ON, Rio de Janeiro)
  • Maurício Calvão (UFRJ, Rio de Janeiro)
  • Saulo Carneiro (UFBA, Salvador)
  • Eduardo Cypriano (IAG -USP, São Paulo)
  • Júlio Fabris (UFES, Vitória)
  • Sérgio Jorás (UFRJ, Rio de Janeiro)
  • Marcos Lima (IF – USP, São Paulo)
  • Marcos Maia (UnB, DF)
  • Reuven Opher – Professor Emeritus, chair (IAG -USP, São Paulo)
  • Elisabete Gouveia Dal Pino (IAG -USP, São Paulo)
  • Miguel Quartin (UFRJ, Rio de Janeiro)
  • Rogerio Rosenfeld – local chair (IFT-UNESP& ICTP-SAIFR, São Paulo)
  • Janilo Santos (UFRN, Natal)
  • Ilya Shapiro (UFJF, Juiz de Fora)
  • Daniel Vanzella (IFSC-USP, São Carlos)




Additional Information: 

List of Participants: Updated on Nov 24

Poster presentation: Participants who are presenting a poster MUST BRING THE POSTER PRINTED. The poster size should be at most 1,5m x 1m. 

Hotel Recommendations:

The Universe Flat
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Paulista Flat
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Paulista Wall Street Suites
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Turiassu Hotel
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Ibis Budget Paulista
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Red Monkey Hostel
Rua Vitorino Carmilo, 664 – São Paulo
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Hostel Alice
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