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IAU Symposium 290

FEEDING COMPACT OBJECTS:
Accretion on All Scales

20 - 24 August - 2012, Beijing, China

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Welcome to IAU Symposium 290:


Accretions On: Black Holes, Neutron Stars and White Dwarfs

Accretion phenomena in the different scales of astronomical objects are currently hot topics in scientific community. We focus on the unified discussions from CVs, neutron star/black hole binaries, and AGNs. The theory, modeling, observation, and instrumentation are all reviewed for the basic phenomena but in extremely different scales.

Coordinating IAU Division:

DIV. XI - Space & High energy astrophysics

Supporting IAU Division:


DIV-IV (Star), DIV-V (Variable Star)
DIV-VIII (Galaxies & the Universe)
DIV-IX (Optical & Infrared Techniques)
DIV-X (Radio Astronomy)
COM52(Relativity in Fundamental Astronomy/DIV-I)


Contact IAU Symposium 290: iaus290@bao.ac.cn