12-17 Jun 2022 Les Houches (France)


The Interstellar Shocks School is a one-week session in the Physics school of Les Houches. Its goal is to provide a comprehensive view of the physics and chemistry of interstellar shocks and detailed presentation of the multiple impacts they have on their close environments (i.e. energetics, star formation, cosmic ray acceleration). The session will include lectures dedicated to the physical, thermal, and chemical processes at play in shocks, observations of shocks in galactic and extragalactic sources, as well as state-of-the-art models, and lab experiments. Those lectures will be completed with tutorial and hands-on sessions so that all participants can get familiar with publicly available codes simulating the propagation of interstellar shock waves.


Invited Lecturers

S. Cabrit A. Ciardi G. E. Ciolek B. Groves
V. Guillet M. Houde M. Lemoine P. Lesaffre
A. Marcowith D. Neufeld J. Raymond S. Viti



A. Gusdorf P. Guillard B. Godard


Les Houches School of Physics

Les Houches is a village located in Chamonix valley, in the French Alps. Established in 1951, the Physics School is situated at 1150 m above sea level in natural surroundings, with breathtaking views on the Mont-Blanc mountain range.

Les Houches Physics School is UMS 2002 run by Université Grenoble Alpes (UGA). The 5 school partners of are UGA, the Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (CNRS), the Commissariat à l'Enerie Atomique (CEA), the Institut National Polytechnique (Grenoble-INP), and
the Ecole Normale Supérieure de Lyon (ENS Lyon).

Ecole de Physique des Houches
149 Chemin de la Côte, F-74310 Les Houches, France


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