TGG session in the April meeting

Clifford Will, Washington University, St. Louis
cmw@howdy.wustl.edu
This year's American Physical Society ``April'' Meeting will be held in Long Beach, CA, April 29 - May 2. Your TGG program committee has organized the following invited and contributed sessions. The annual TGG business meeting will be held on April 30. In addition to our TGG sessions, there will be other interesting sessions, including one on first results from the Chandra satellite, one on measurements of G, and 9 general interest plenary talks. For further information about the meeting, consult the APS website http://www.aps.org/meet/APR00/


TGG INVITED SESSIONS

GRAVITATION IN THE 21ST CENTURY
(a report on the recent NRC Decadal Survey of Gravitational Physics)
11:00 a.m., Saturday, April 29

James Hartle The Future of Gravitational Physics

Peter R. Saulson Prospects for Gravitational Wave Detection

Saul Teukolsky Black Hole Physics: Prospects for the Coming Century

Eric G. Adelberger High-Precision tests of the Gravitational Standard Model

Abhay Ashtekar Challenges and Opportunities in Quantum Gravity


GAMMA RAY BURSTS: THE CENTRAL ENGINE
(with Division of Astrophysics)
2:30 p.m., Saturday, April 29

Chryssa Kouveliotou Recent developments in gamma-ray burst research

Stan Woosley Collapsars, Gamma-Ray Bursts, and Supernovae

Maximilian Ruffert Merging Neutron Star - Black Hole Binaries

Wai-Mo Suen Numerical Relativity and Neutron Star Mergers

Sam Finn Detecting gravitational-waves from gamma-ray burst sources


GRAVITY AT SHORT RANGE
(joint with Division of Particles and Fields)
8:00 a.m., Tuesday, May 2

Nima Arkani-Hamed Accessible Extra Dimensions

John C. Price Experiments on Gravitational Strength Forces below 1 cm

Aharon Kapitulnik Measurements of Gravity at sub-millimeter scales using cantilever technology

Greg Landsberg Probing Extra Dimensions in Collider Experiments

Lisa Randall Theoretical Scenarios


TGG CONTRIBUTED SESSIONS AND BUSINESS MEETING

GRAVITATIONAL RADIATION - EXPERIMENT 11:00 a.m., Sunday, April 30

TGG BUSINESS MEETING 5:30 p.m., Sunday, April 30

GRAVITATION: QUANTUM, SINGULAR AND ALTERNATIVE 11 a.m., Monday, May 1

GRAVITATIONAL RADIATION - THEORY AND NUMERICAL RELATIVITY 2:00 p.m., Monday, May 1


Jorge Pullin
2000-02-06