IAU Special Sessions (GA)

SpS4: New era for studying interstellar and intergalactic magnetic fields

Start date/time

August 20, 2012

End date/time

August 23, 2012


China Nanjing


Han JinLin

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Coordinating Division

Division X Radio Astronomy

SOC Co-Chairs: JinLin Han (China Nanjing), Marijke Haverkorn (Netherlands), Robert Braun (Australia)

SOC Members: Rainer Beck (Germany), Robert Braun (Australia), Jo-Anne Brown (Canada), Elisabete de Gouveia Dal Pino (Brazil), Torsten Ensslin (Germany), Luigina Feretti (Italy), Bryan M. Gaensler (Australia), Tom Troland (United States), Alex Lazarian (United States), Giles Novak (United States), Eve Ostriker (United States), Dongsu Ryu Chungnam (Republic of Korea), Kandaswamy Subramanian (India)

Editors of Proceedings: Marijke Haverkorn (Netherlands), JinLin Han (China Nanjing)


  • Magnetic fields through new generation of instruments
  • Magnetic fields in molecular clouds and star formation
  • Magnetic fields and dynamics in interstellar medium
  • Magnetic fields in the Galactic diffuse medium
  • Magnetic fields in diverse nearby galaxies
  • Magnetic fields in intra-cluster medium
  • Magnetic fields in cosmic structure and early universe

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