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4th International Conference on Astronomy and Space Technology, will be organized around the theme “Astronomy and Space Technology in the time of Covid-19”
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Astrophysics is the branch of astronomy that deals with the physics of the universe, especially with “the nature of the heavenly bodies, rather than their positions or motions in space”. Among the objects studied are galaxies, stars, planets, extrasolar planets, the interstellar medium and the cosmic microwave background. Their emissions are examined across all parts of the electromagnetic spectrum, and the properties examined include luminosity, density, temperature, and chemical composition. Because astrophysics is a very broad subject, astrophysicists typically apply many disciplines of physics, including mechanics, electromagnetism, statistical mechanics, thermodynamics, quantum mechanics, relativity, nuclear and particle physics, and atomic and molecular physics.
- Track 1-1Galaxy formation and evolution
- Track 1-2Nuclear and particle astrophysics
- Track 1-3Astroparticle physics
- Track 1-4High energy astrophysics
- Track 1-5Supernova physics
- Track 1-6Astrophysical fluid dynamics
- Track 1-7Computational astrophysics
- Track 1-8Subgalactic astrophysics
- Track 1-9Quantum gravity
Astrochemistry is the study of the abundance and reactions of molecules in the Universe, and their interaction with radiation. The discipline is an overlap of astronomy and chemistry. The word "astrochemistry" may be applied to both the solar system and the interstellar medium.
Astrochemistry is an interdisciplinary area of knowledge at the intersection between chemistry and astronomy. As a few examples, topics of active research in this area include identifying organic molecules in interstellar space, building models of the chemical reactions that occur in interstellar space, laboratory measurements of astronomically important molecules, searching for Earthlike planets using molecular signatures, and understanding the contributions of interstellar molecules to the chemical origin of life.
- Track 2-1Cosmic dust
- Track 2-2Interstellar medium
- Track 2-3Spectroscopy
Astrobiology is the study of life in the universe. The search for life beyond the Earth requires an understanding of life, and the nature of the environments that support it, as well as planetary, planetary system and stellar interactions and processes. To provide this understanding, astrobiology combines the knowledge and techniques from many fields, including astronomy, biology, chemistry, geology, atmospheric science, oceanography and aeronautical engineering.
- Track 3-1Abiogenesis
- Track 3-2Astrobotany
- Track 3-3Extraterrestrial life
- Track 3-4Planetary habitability
- Track 3-5Planetary protection
- Track 3-6Planet simulator
Astrometry is the branch of astronomy that involves precise measurements of the positions and movements of stars and other celestial bodies. The information obtained by astrometric measurements provides information on the kinematics and physical origin of the solar system and our galaxy, the Milky Way.
- Track 4-1Double and multiple stars
- Track 4-2Photometry and variability
- Track 4-3Luminosity calibration and distance scale
- Track 4-4Open clusters, groups and associations
- Track 4-5Stellar structure and evolution
- Track 4-6Structure of the galaxy
- Track 4-7Solar system and exo-planets
Cosmochemistry or chemical cosmology is the study of the chemical composition of matter in the universe and the processes that led to those compositions. This is done primarily through the study of the chemical composition of meteorites and other physical samples. Given that the asteroid parent bodies of meteorites were some of the first solid material to condense from the early solar nebula, cosmochemists are generally, but not exclusively, concerned with the objects contained within the solar system.
- Track 5-1Meteorites
- Track 5-2Comets
- Track 5-3Cosmic dust
Cosmology is a branch of astronomy concerned with the studies of the origin and evolution of the universe, from the Big Bang to today and on into the future. It is the scientific study of the origin, evolution, and eventual fate of the universe.
- Track 6-1Physical cosmology
- Track 6-2Big Bang
- Track 6-3Cosmic inflation
- Track 6-4Cosmogony
- Track 6-5Cosmography
Extragalactic astronomy is the branch of astronomy concerned with objects outside the Milky Way galaxy. In other words, it is the study of all astronomical objects which are not covered by galactic astronomy.
- Track 7-1Galaxy groups
- Track 7-2Galaxy clusters & super clusters
- Track 7-3Galaxy filaments
- Track 7-4Active galactic nuclei, quasars
- Track 7-5Radio galaxies
- Track 7-6Supernovae
- Track 7-7Intergalactic stars
- Track 7-8Intergalactic dust
Research in the galactic astronomy unit focuses on astrophysical processes in our own Milky Way. It covers topics from planetary atmospheres, through the early evolution of stars and planets, to exoplanets and the late stages of stellar evolution. For example, the physics and chemistry of interstellar and circumstellar matter, and the processes governing the birth and death of stars. Observations across the electromagnetic spectrum, and do theoretical research and magnetohydrodynamical modeling of star-forming gas clouds and stellar outflows.
- Track 8-1Milky way
- Track 8-2Star clusters
- Track 8-3Dwarf planets
- Track 8-4Interstellar medium
Orbital mechanics, also called flight mechanics, is the study of the motions of artificial satellites and space vehicles moving under the influence of forces such as gravity, atmospheric drag, thrust, etc. Orbital mechanics is a modern offshoot of celestial mechanics which is the study of the motions of natural celestial bodies such as the moon and planets.
- Track 9-1Celestial mechanics
- Track 9-2Astrodynamics
Physical cosmology is a branch of cosmology concerned with the studies of the largest-scale structures and dynamics of the universe and with fundamental questions about its origin, structure, evolution, and ultimate fate.
- Track 10-1Density determination
- Track 10-2Galaxy counts as cosmological probes
- Track 10-3Gravitational lenses
- Track 10-4Large-scale structure
- Track 10-5Hubble expansion
- Track 10-6Light elements
- Track 10-7Microwave background
- Track 10-8Galaxy formation
- Track 10-9Dark matter
- Track 10-10Cosmological phase transitions
Planetary science (rarely planetology) is the scientific study of planets (including Earth), moons, and planetary systems, in particular those of the Solar System and the processes that form them. It studies objects ranging in size from micrometeoroids to gas giants, aiming to determine their composition, dynamics, formation, interrelations and history. It is a strongly interdisciplinary field, originally growing from astronomy and earth science, but which now incorporates many disciplines, including planetary astronomy, planetary geology (together with geochemistry and geophysics), atmospheric science, oceanography, hydrology, theoretical planetary science, glaciology, and the study of extrasolar planets. Allied disciplines include space physics, when concerned with the effects of the Sun on the bodies of the Solar System, and astrobiology.
- Track 11-1Planetary geology
- Track 11-2Exoplanetology
- Track 11-3Glaciology
- Track 11-4Theoretical planetary science
- Track 11-5Hydrology
- Track 11-6Oceanography
- Track 11-7Atmospheric science
- Track 11-8Tectonics
- Track 11-9Geophysics
- Track 11-10Volcanism
- Track 11-11Terrestrial planets
- Track 11-12Space physics
The Sun, or Sol, is the star at the center of the Solar System. It is a nearly perfect sphere of hot plasma, with internal convective motion that generates a magnetic field via a dynamo process.
- Track 12-1Solar atmosphere
- Track 12-2Solar physics
- Track 12-3High energy solar physics
- Track 12-4Solar terrestrial physics
- Track 12-5Solar-stellar connection
- Track 12-6Solar magnetohydrodynamics
- Track 12-7Large earth-based solar telescope (LEST)
- Track 12-8Helioseismology
Stellar astronomy is the study of the sun and the stars: what they are, how they move, and how they are born, live, and die. The major challenge of this field is the staggering distance to even the closest stars. Scientists had great difficulty understanding stars without being able to touch them and experiment upon them. This difficulty required radical, creative thinking and a constant willingness to embrace new ideas and techniques.
- Track 13-1Photometry and cluster populations
- Track 13-2Stellar periodicity
- Track 13-3Hot subdwarf stars
- Track 13-4Spectroscopy
Space technology is technology developed by space science or the aerospace industry for use in spaceflight, satellites, or space exploration. Space technology includes spacecraft, satellites, space stations, and support infrastructure, equipment, and procedures. Space is such a novel environment that attempting to work in it requires new tools and techniques. Many common everyday services such as weather forecasting, remote sensing, GPS systems, satellite television, and some long-distance communications systems critically rely on space infrastructure.
- Track 14-1Space missions, systems and architectures
- Track 14-2Ground and space operations
- Track 14-3Software and computing
- Track 14-4Air vehicle systems and technologies
- Track 14-5Spacecraft, launch vehicle systems & technologies
- Track 14-6Avionics and electronics for space applications
- Track 14-7Remote sensing
- Track 14-8Communication & navigation systems
- Track 14-9Observation systems and technologies
- Track 14-10Antennas, rf/microwave systems, and propagation
- Track 14-11Diagnostics, prognostics and health management
Aerospace engineering is the primary field of engineering concerned with the development of aircraft and spacecraft. It has two major and overlapping branches: aeronautical engineering and astronautical engineering. Avionics engineering is similar, but deals with the electronics side of aerospace engineering.
- Track 15-1Aerospace propulsion
- Track 15-2Aerospace structural mechanics
- Track 15-3Aircraft design
- Track 15-4Aircraft propulsion
- Track 15-5Spaceflight mechanics
- Track 15-6Flight mechanics
- Track 15-7Incompressible fluid mechanics
- Track 15-8Thermodynamics and propulsion
- Track 15-9Aerodynamics
Space weather refers to the environmental conditions in Earth's magnetosphere, ionosphere and thermosphere due to the Sun and the solar wind that can influence the functioning and reliability of space borne and ground-based systems and services or endanger property or human health.
Space weather deals with phenomena involving ambient plasma, magnetic fields, radiation, particle flows in space and how these phenomena may influence man-made systems. In addition to the Sun, non-solar sources such as galactic cosmic rays can be considered as space weather since they alter space environment conditions near the Earth.
- Track 16-1Solar storm
- Track 16-2Solar flare
- Track 16-3Geomagnetic storm
- Track 16-4Coronal mass ejection
Electromagnetic radiation is a form of energy that is all around us and takes many forms, such as radio waves, microwaves, X-rays and gamma rays. Sunlight is also a form of EM energy, but visible light is only a small portion of the EM spectrum, which contains a broad range of electromagnetic wavelengths.
- Track 17-1Radio astronomy
- Track 17-2Optical astronomy
- Track 17-3X-ray astronomy
- Track 17-4Infrared astronomy
- Track 17-5Ultraviolet astronomy
- Track 17-6Gamma-ray astronomy