Events

Past Event

Malfest

October 31, 2022
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Physics Theory Center

08:00am - 09:00am : Coffee/catered breakfast

09:00am - 09:10am : Welcome address by Yuri Levin (Columbia)

09:10am - 09:20am : Topic “TBD” by Marco Tavani (INAF, Rome)

09:20am - 09:30am : “Mal and some contributions via the JASON group” by Dick Garwin (IBM)

09:30am - 09:40am : “Binary Radio Pulsars, Recycling of Neutron Stars and Some History” by Ed Van Den Heuvel (Amsterdam)

09:40am - 09:50am : Topic “TBD” by Andrew Cheng (JHU)

09:50am - 10:00am : "Mal Ruderman, flux lines, vortex lines & neutron star B fields” by Ali Alpar (Sabanci)

10:00am - 10:10am : “A Tale of Two Pulsar Models” by Andrei Timokhin (Zielona Gora)

10:10am - 10:20am : “Local and Global Dynamics of Vortices in Neutron Stars” by Bennett Link (Montana State)

10:20am - 10:35am : Coffee break

10:35am - 10:45am : “The power of neutron stars in binaries” by Wlodek Kluzniak (NCAC Warsaw)

10:45am - 10:55am : “Encountering Mal Ruderman, Columbia and Physics/Astronomy in the 1970s” by Alak Ray (TIFR, Mumbai)

10:55am - 11:05am : “On the Origin of Millisecond Pulsars” by David Helfand (Columbia)

11:05am - 11:15am : “Pulsar Theory at Columbia” by Ashley Bransgrove (Columbia)

11:15am - 11:35am : “Pulsar Emission: 55 Years After” by Sasha Philippov (Maryland)

11:45am - 12:30pm : Lunch break

12:30pm - 01:45pm : Colloquium on “Measuring Neutron Stars” by Cole Miller (Maryland)

01:45pm - 02:30pm : Toast to Mal/short speeches

02:30pm - 03:00pm : Reception & Depart