Schedule for Week 1 and Week 2

Week 1  

 Tues, May 28Wed, May 29Thurs, May 30Fri, May 31Sat, June 1
9:00 Welcome / Introduction to Gamma-ray Astro  - Liz HaysIntro to Fermi LAT - Regina CaputoGamma-ray Binaries - Jamie Holder

GRB-GW Science - Adam

Fermi LAT continued - Regina Caputo

Intro to the Fermi Mission and Sky - Julie McEnery

Observing mode movies

Intro to Fermi GBM - Adam Goldstein

Dark Matter - Regina

AGN - ManelAstrophysics with Gravitational Waves - Leo Singer
11:00BreakBreakBreakBreak (Photo!)Break
11:30Gamma rays from Pulsar Wind Nebula and SNRs - Mattia Di Mauro

Quicklook at the Data - Joe Eggen

  Student Talks / 1 Slide Summaries
Student Talks / 1 Slide Summaries 

Population Tutorial - Manel BL_Lacs_catalog_sample.ipynb


Tour of Fermi Resources

Getting Started with Maximum Likelihood Analysis - Mattia Di Mauro

 Getting Started with Fermi:

Data Extraction

Quicklook at the Data

Students choose a source for analysis.

Getting started with Likelihood Analysis in LAT -

Jeremy Perkins

Quiz tool link: kahoot.com



Advanced Likelihood/fermiPy (data.tgz)

fermiPy documentation

PDG Statistics review

pdf (deltaLL values in Table 38.2 on page 29)

Conda Tutorial - Joe Asercion

Likelihood Examples/Advanced Topics

Student Projects

Advanced Topics:

Upper Limits


Student Projects


4:45End of the Day TagupEnd of the Day TagupEnd of the Day TagupEnd of the Day TagupEnd of the Day Tagup
    Crab Feast ~ 7 PM (20$ to Julie) (tutorial) 

Week 2

 Mon, June 3Tues, June 4Wed, June 5Thurs, June 6Fri, June 7
9:00Wide Field TeV Observatories Part I: Air Showers and How to Use Them - Henrike FleischackParticle Acceleration - Colby Haggerty

Particle Acceleration - Colby Haggerty

Future Gamma-ray Mission - Judy Racusin

Final Wrap-up! Project Results and Feedback (All)


IACTs - Manel

Wide Field TeV Observatories Part II: TeV Gamma-ray Astronomy with HAWC - Henrike

TeV Galactic - HenrikeBurstCube - Jacob SmithWorkshop Close Out
11:30 Student Talks / 1 Slide Summaries 

Student Talks / 1 Slide Summaries

 Student Talks / 1 Slide Summaries Neutrino Astrophysics - Erik BlaufussWorkshop Close Out

Extended Source Example

Student Projects

Free Afternoon

naima tutoria  

 Advanced Topics:

  • Systematics

Student Projects

Neutrino public data - Erik

Advanced Topics:

Student Projects

4:45 End of the Day Tagup End of the Day TagupEnd of the Day Tagup 
 Virden-hosted BBQ on patio at 6:30  Sunset Boat Cruise 

Student Talks and 1 Slide Schedule

Thursday, May 30

Friday, May 31

Monday, June 3

Tuesday, June 4

Wednesday, June 5

Supporting Material

Interesting repositories for Fermi analysis

The Astrophysics source code library http://ascl.net/  - free online registry for source codes of interest to astronomers and astrophysicists

Stay up-to-date with the gamma-ray sky

Things to Do in Lewes:

Take the ferry to Cape May https://www.cmlf.com/

Hire kayaks https://www.questkayak.com/ (Don't forget sun screen!)

If the weather's good, go to the beach! Lewes Beach is fine, or there's a beach on the oceanside in Cape Henlopen State Park. (Don't forget sun screen!)

Visit Prime Hook National Wildlife Refuge: https://www.fws.gov/refuge/prime_hook/ (Don't forget bug repellent)

Visit the Zwaanendael Museum: https://history.delaware.gov/museums/zm/zm_main.shtml

Visit the US Lightship Overfalls (located just off of Pilottown Rd): http://www.overfalls.org/

Lewes-Rehoboth Bike Path

  • No labels