From Atoms to Pebbles: Herschel's view of Star and Planet Formation

From Atoms to Pebbles: Herschel's view of Star and Planet Formation, Grenoble, France, 20-23 March 2012

Grenoble, France, 20-23 March 2012

Workshop Generalities


Monday 19 March
17:00-19:00 Registration and welcome cocktail
Tuesday 20 March  
07:30-09:00 Registration & welcome coffee    
09:00-09:20 Welcome and Opening session M. ROUZÉ, CNES, J.-L. MONIN, IPAG
09:20-09:50 Herschel Space Observatory - Mission Update and Science Highlights G. PILBRATT, ESA
09:50-10:20 Herschel and some questions on star and planet formation A. NATTA, Osservatorio di Arcetri
  Topic 1: Pre-collapse phase    
10:20-11:00 Pre-Herschel review: Pre-collapse phase studies before Herschel M. TAFALLA, Observatorio Astronomico Nacional, Madrid
11:00-11:10 Poster blitz
11:10-11:40 Coffee break & poster viewing    
11:40-12:20 Herschel review: Herschel Observations of the Pre-Collapse Phase of Star Formation J. Di FRANCESCO, National Research Council of Canada
12:20-12:40 Characterizing interstellar filaments with Herschel in nearby molecular clouds D. ARZOUMANIAN, CEA Saclay
12:40-12:50 Poster blitz
12:50-14:20 Lunch (1h) & poster viewing (30mn)    
14:20-15:00 Modeling/theory review: From diffuse ISM to cores: formation of molecular clouds, filaments and prestellar condensations P. HENNEBELLE, Observatoire de Paris
15:00-15:20 Coagulation and fragmentation in molecular clouds C. ORMEL, University of California, Berkeley
15:20-15:40 3D numerical calculations and synthetic observations of magnetized massive dense core collapse and fragmentation B. COMMERÇON, LERMA/ENS, Paris
15:40-16:00 From the filamentary structure of the ISM to prestellar cores to the stellar IMF: First results from the Herschel Gould Belt Survey P. ANDRÉ, CEA Saclay
16:00-16:10 Discussion
16:10-16:20 Poster blitz
16:20-17:00 Coffee break & poster viewing    
17:00-17:20 The initial conditions of high-mass star formation H. BEUTHER, MPIA, Heidelberg
17:20-17:40 Herschel Observations of EXtra-Ordinary Sources (HEXOS): Analysis of the HIFI 1.2 THz Wide Spectral Survey Toward Orion KL N. CROCKETT, University of Michigan
17:40-18:00 Filaments, ridges and a mini-starburst - HOBYS' view of high mass star formation with Herschel T. HILL, CEA Saclay
18:00-18:20 Star formation in infrared dark clouds N. PERETTO, CEA Saclay
18:20-18:30 Discussion
18:30-19:00 Poster viewing
Wednesday 21 March  
08:35-08:55 HOPS + MALT90 + Hi-GAL: Probing star formation on a Galactic scale through mm molecular line and far-IR continuum Galactic plane surveys S. LONGMORE, ESO, Garching
08:55-09:15 The CHESS Spectral Survey of Pre-stellar Cores A. BACMANN, IPAG, Grenoble
09:15-09:35 Galactic Cold Cores M. JUVELA, University of Helsinki
09:35-09:45 Discussion and conclusion
  Topic 2: Protostellar phase    
09:45-10:25 Pre-Herschel review: Protostellar phase C. CECCARELLI, IPAG, Grenoble
10:25-10:55 Coffee break & poster viewing    
10:55-11:35 Herschel overview: Protostellar phase E. BERGIN, University of Michigan
11:35-11:55 The Herschel/HIFI unbiased spectral survey of the solar-mass protostar IRAS16293 S. BOTTINELLI, IRAP, Toulouse
11:55-12:15 Water in Star-forming Regions with Herschel (WISH): recent results and trends E. Van DISHOECK, Leiden Observatory
12:15-12:35 Water high resolution spectroscopic observations of massive protostars with Herschel F. HERPIN, LAB/OASU, Bordeaux
12:35-12:45 Discussion
12:45-14:15 Lunch (1h) & poster viewing (30mn)    
14:15-14:55 Modeling/theory review: Theory and modeling of protostars R. VISSER, University of Michigan
14:55-15:15 The CHESS survey of the L1157-B1 shock G. BUSQUET, INAF-Istituto di Fisica dello Spazio Interplanetario
15:15-15:35 Feedback from low-mass protostars onto their surroundings: some like it hot L. KRISTENSEN, Leiden Observatory
15:35-15:55 Constraining the Physical Structure and Dust Opacities Toward the Class 0 Protostar B335 Y. SHIRLEY, University of Arizona
15:55-16:15 Far-infrared photometric monitoring of protostars in the Orion Nebula Cluster N. BILLOT, IRAM
16:15-16:25 Discussion
16:25-17:05 Coffee break & poster viewing    
17:05-17:25 A Multi-Observatory Survey of Protostars in the Orion Molecular Clouds S.T. MEGEATH, University of Toledo
17:25-17:45 A new population of protostars discovered by Herschel A. STUTZ, MPIA, Heidelberg
17:45-18:05 The star formation and disk evolution history of a sparse region: The Coronet cluster A. SICILIA-AGUILAR, Universidad autonoma de Madrid
18:05-18:25 The evolution of Dust, Ice and Gas in Time: The DIGIT Herschel Key project J. BOUWMAN, MPIA Heidelberg
18:25-18:35 Discussion and conclusion
18:35-19:05 Poster viewing
Thursday 22 March  
  Topic 3: Planet forming circumstellar disks    
08:35-09:15 Pre-Herschel review: Protoplanetary disks before Herschel K. PONTOPPIDAN, Space Telescope Science Institute, Baltimore
09:15-09:55 Herschel overview: Herschel observations of protoplanetary disks J. WILLIAMS, Institute for Astronomy of Hawaii
09:55-10:15 Herschel/PACS Survey of protoplanetary disks in Taurus/ Auriga- Investigating the source of [OI] 63 μm line emission C. HOWARD, USRA/SOFIA
10:15-10:35 A Herschel Search for Cold Dust in Brown Dwarf Disks T. HENNING, MPI for Astronomy, Heidelberg
10:35-10:45 Poster blitz
10:45-11:15 Coffee break & poster viewing    
11:15-11:35 Search for rapid inner disk re-arrangements in a young eruptive star A. KOSPAL, ESA/ESTEC
11:35-11:55 Locating dust crystals in protoplanetary disks with Herschel PACS G. MULDERS, University of Amsterdam
11:55-12:15 PACS observations of dust and gas in transition disks F. MENARD, IPAG, Grenoble
12:15-12:35 Herschel observations of cold water vapor and ammonia in protoplanetary disks M. HOGERHEIJDE, Leiden Observatory
12:35-12:45 Discussion
12:45-12:55 Poster blitz
12:55-14:25 Lunch (1h) & posters viewing (30mn)    
14:25-15:05 Modeling/theory review: Modelling planet-forming circumstellar discs P. WOITKE, Saint Andrews University
15:05-15:25 Herschel Constraints on Ice Formation and Destruction in Protoplanetary Disks L.I. CLEEVES, University of Michigan
15:25-15:45 Warm gas atmospheres of the protoplanetary disks seen by Herschel: Gas rich and carbon poor? S. BRUDERER, MPE Garching
15:45-16:05 From pebbles to planets A. JOHANSEN, Lund University
16:05-16:15 Discussion and conclusion
16:15-16:25 Poster blitz
16:25-16:55 Coffee break & poster viewing    
  Topic 4: Debris disks and connection to exoplanets    
16:55-17:35 Pre-Herschel review: Observations of Debris Disks before Herschel P. KALAS, UC Berkeley
17:35-17:55 Herschel Observations of Debris Disks from WISE D. PADGETT, NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center
17:55-18:15 The connection between inner and outer debris disks probed by infrared interferometry O. ABSIL, University de Liège
18:15-18:35 Ocean-Like Water in the Jupiter Family Comet 103P/Hartley 2 D. LIS, Caltech
20:00-23:00 SYMPOSIUM DINNER    
Friday 23 March    
09:00-09:40 Herschel overview: Debris Discs and Connection to Exoplanets J. GREAVES, University of St Andrews
09:40-10:00 Spatially resolved far-infrared imaging of bright debris disks: studying the disk structure and the stirring mechanism P. ABRAHAM, Konkoly Observatory
10:00-10:20 Cometary dust in the planetary belts of β Pictoris B. De VRIES, Instituut voor Sterrenkunde KULeuven
10:20-10:40 Fomalhaut's debris disk as seen by Herschel C. DOMINIK, University of Amsterdam
10:40-11:10 Coffee break & poster viewing    
11:10-11:50 Modeling/theory review: Debris Discs P. THÉBAULT, Observatoire de Paris
11:50-12:10 Are planets and debris correlated? Herschel imaging of 61 Vir M. WYATT, Institute of Astronomy, University of Cambridge
12:10-12:30 The Mystery of Herschel's "Cold Debris Disks" A. KRIVOV, University of Jena
12:30-12:40 Discussion
12:40-13:00 Symposium conclusion T. MONTMERLE, Institut d'Astrophysique de Paris