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IAU Symposium 290

FEEDING COMPACT OBJECTS: Accretion on All Scales

20 - 24 August 2012, Beijing, China




Main Topics: Accretions in Black Holes, Neutron Stars & White Dwarfs


1 - The accretion phenomenon in Active Galactic Nuclei, X-ray binaries, CVs
2 - Probing General Relativity through accreting systems
3 - Multi-wavelength coverage from radio to gamma rays
4 - Magnetic environments around compact objects
5 - Large scale properties of accretion
6 - Accretion-ejection connection
7 - Jets and outflows
8 - Time variability across the electromagnetic spectrum
9 - Scaling properties and unified models
10 - Instrumentation for the next decade


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