Origins of the Expanding Universe: Scientific Program

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List of Those who have Registered

  1. Fred Adams (University of Michigan)
    Title: The FUTURE History of Cosmic Expansion (and constituent astrophysical objects)

  2. Daniel Armstrong (Deakin University)
    Title (Poster Paper):

  3. Lucia Ayala (University of Applied Arts, Vienna)
    Title: Space, time and structure: galactic redshifts in a historical context

  4. Antoinette Beiser (Lowell Observatory)
  5. Ari Belenkiy (British Columbia Institute of Technology)
    Title: The Big Bang and Accelerating Universe: Alexander Friedman and the Origin of Modern Cosmology

  6. Bob Birket (Mesa, AZ)
  7. Greg Bothun (University of Oregon)
    Title: Cosmological Models: Tenacious Myths and Epicycles

  8. Klaus Brasch (Flagstaff, AZ)
  9. John Briggs (HUT Observatory)
    Title: A Forgotten Small Telescope that Inspired the Discovery of Galaxies

  10. Joyce Browning (Flagstaff, AZ)
  11. Representative Tom Chabin (AZ State Representative)
  12. G. Kent Colbath (GKC Geoscience, Flagstaff, AZ)
  13. Peter Coles (Cardiff University, UK)
    Title: Einstein, Eddington and the 1919 Eclipse Expeditions

  14. Frederick Dennstedt (Flagstaff, AZ)
  15. Luisa Dennstedt (Flagstaff, AZ)
  16. David DeVorkin (Smithsonian Institution)
    Title: Henry Norris Russell's Reaction to the idea of an Expanding Universe

  17. Sue Durling (Flagstaff, AZ)
  18. Richard Ellis (Caltech)
    Title: A Century of Redshift Surveys: Past, Present and Future

  19. John Evelan (SKYPi Observatory)
  20. John Farrell (Forbes Media)
    Title: Georges Lemaitre: A Personal Profile

  21. Matt Francis (Prescott Observatory)
  22. Ken Freeman (Mount Stromlo Observatory)
    Title: Slipher and the Nature of the Nebulae

  23. Owen Gingerich (Center for Astrophysics)
    Title: The Critical Role of Russell's Diagram

  24. Karl Glazebrook (Swinburne University)
  25. Mary Kay Hemenway (University of Texas)
  26. Deidre Hunter (Lowell Observatory)
  27. Chris Impey (University of Arizona)
    Title: A Century of Galaxy Redshifts - From a Few Dozen to Millions

  28. Emir Karamehmetoglu (Columbia University)
  29. Don Lago (Flagstaff, AZ)
    Title: Edwin Hubble's Silence

  30. Bruce Lieberman (Carlsbad, CA)
  31. Joseph Marcus (St. Lous, Missouri)
    Title: Another Underappreciated Lowell Observatory Achievement: The First Infrared Observation of a Comet

  32. Philip Massey (Lowell Observatory)
  33. Robert Morgan (Arizona State University)
  34. Harry Nussbaumer (Institute of Astronomy, ETH Zurich)
    Title: Slipher's redshifts as support for de Sitter's universe?

  35. Andy Odell (Flagstaff, AZ)
  36. Cormac O'Rafferty (Waterford Institute of Technology)
    Title: Who discovered the expanding universe?

  37. Joe Patterson (Columbia University)

  38. John Peacock (University of Edinburgh)
    Title: Slipher, galaxies and cosmic velocity fields

  39. William Putnam (Lowell Observatory)
    Title: An Apology

  40. John Radway (Wickenburg, AZ)
    Title: Zeitgeist

  41. James Roberts (Pheonix, AZ)
  42. Julio Saucedo-Morales (Universidad de Sonora)
  43. Kevin Schindler (Lowell Observatory)
    Title: Serendipity and the Acquisition of the Lowell Spectrograph

  44. Cynthia Schnitzer (Prescott Astronomy Club)
  45. Russell Schnitzer (Prescott Astronomy Club)
  46. Geoffrey Slipher (Great-grandson of VM; US Army Research Laboratory)

  47. Robert Smith (University of Alberta)
    Title: V.M. Slipher: Master of the Spectrograph

  48. Dava Sobel (East Hampton, NY)
  49. Matthew Stanley (New York University)
    Title: The Varieties of Universal Expansion: Eddington and the Big Bang

  50. Joseph S. Tenn (Sonoma State University)
    Title: What Else Did V.M. Slipher Do?

  51. Laird Thompson (University of Illinois)
    Title: Vesto Slipher and the development of nebular spectrographs

  52. William Tifft (Steward Observatory)
    Title (Poster Paper): The Nature of the Redshift

  53. Virginia Trimble (University of California-Irvine and Los Cumbres Observatory)
    Title: Way Before Hubble

  54. Helena Uthas (Columbia University)
  55. Shouhong Wang (Indiana University)

  56. Title: Gravitational Field Equations and Unified Theory of Dark Matter and Dark Energy

  57. Michael Way (Goddard Institute for Space Studies)
    Title: The Dismantling of Hubble's Legacy