The “Nuclear Physics and R-process Nucleosynthesis” meeting is an IOP-sponsored half-day meeting, taking place on Friday 15th May at the University of Edinburgh.
The meeting will act as a satellite workshop to the Nuclear Physics in Astrophysics VII conference, taking place the following week in York (within easy access by train from Edinburgh).
This half-day meeting aims to bring together nuclear physicists, astronomers, and astrophysicists studying nucleosynthesis during rapid neutron-capture process. It will provide a venue to learn about exciting developments in the field, such as the observation of new elemental abundances in metal poor stars, r-process models that include increasingly sophisticated treatment of the dynamical evolution of the astrophysical environment, and opportunities for experiments with r-process isotopes with a new generation of radioactive ion beam laboratories and new equipment (e.g. the AIDA detector for beta-decays developed in the UK).