Wolf prize symposium in honor of Michel Mayor and Didier Queloz

Thursday, June 8, 2017

Tel Aviv University
Porter Building (Capsula) Room 101
Organizers: Tsevi Mazeh, Shay Zucker, Hagai Perets
9:30-10:00 Coffee
10:00-11:00 Michel Mayor: Doppler spectroscopy and planetary transits as paths to the detection of Earth-like planets
11:00-12:00 Didier Queloz: Exoplanets, on the hunt of Universal life
12:00-13:00 Lunch
13:00-13:45 Tsevi Mazeh: Planetary mass-radius relation and its dependence on orbital period as measured by transit timing variations and radial velocities
13:45-14:30 Shay Zucker: The expected contribution of Gaia to the study of exoplanets
14:30 -15:00 Coffee
15:00-15:45 Hagai Perets: High-e migration on the pre-main-sequence and the origin of 51 Pegasi b and other hot/warm Jupiters
15:45-16:30 Re'em Sari: Geometric approach to Transit Timing Variations
16:30-17:15 Oded Aharonson: Spectral approach to Transit Timing Variations