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About the school

The Asiago Observatory

This summer school mainly focuses on a deep study of the dynamics of planetary systems from two different points of view. The mathematical approach is based on perturbation theories which were introduced in the mid-20th century by A.N. Kolmogorov, V.I. Arnold and J. Moser. On the other hand, the recent astronomical observations of comets, asteroids and exoplanets from ground and space have largely improved our comprehension of the planetary problem.

The school is funded by the homonym ERC project.

We foresee both mathematical and astronomical lectures. Click here for detailed abstracts.

a) The Mathematical Lectures (18 hours):

Alessandra Celletti, Università di Roma Tor Vergata
Perturbation theory, KAM Theorem and Celestial Mechanics

Vadim Kaloshin, University of Maryland & ETH
Arnold diffusion across strong double resonance

Richard Moeckel, University of Minnesota
Blowing up the N-body problem

Tere Seara, Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya
Arnold diffusion, old and new geometric methods

b) The Astronomical Lectures (10 hours):

Ivano Bertini, Università degli studi di Padova
A review of cometary orbital families
The ESA/Rosetta mission interplanetary and escort orbits

Fiorangela La Forgia, Università degli studi di Padova
Dynamics of Gas and Dust of Comets

Alessandro Morbidelli, Observatoire de la Côte d’Azur
Dynamical Evolution of planetary systems

Francesco Marzari Università degli studi di Padova
Extrasolar planets dynamics

The lectures will be held at the Astrophysical Observatory of Asiago, which is part of the University of Padova.

Please register by sending an e-mail with a short CV attached to before April 30th 2018.

The school is open to Phd students, post-doc researchers and researchers, whose participation is strongly encouraged. The organizing committee will be able to cover the local expenses for a limited number of young participants: to apply for financial support please mention it in the registration e-mail.

The selection of the participants and of those receiving a financial support will be confirmed by e-mail.

This page has been created by Santiago Barbieri (Università degli studi di Padova).

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