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HEASARC News: The Second LOFT science meeting: 24-27 September 2012

22 February 2012

Meeting announcement:

"The Second LOFT Science Meeting"

The LOFT consortium is pleased to announce
the Second LOFT Science Meeting
to be held in:
Toulouse (France)
24-27 September 2012

LOFT, the Large Observatory For X-ray Timing, is one of the four ESA 
Cosmic vision mission candidates competing for a launch opportunity at 
the start of 2020s. LOFT will answer fundamental questions about
the motion of matter orbiting close to the event horizon of a black 
hole, and the state of matter in neutron stars.

Following the successful first science meeting, the LOFT Consortium is 
pleased to invite the Astrophysics community at large
to discover the progresses achieved in the instruments' design and 
provide an essential contribution to finalizing of the LOFT Yellow Book.

Registrations and abstract submissions are open, please find all the 
relevant information at the meeting's official web-page:


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