Second Circular
The 26th Texas Symposium on Relativistic Astrophysics (TEXAS 2012) will be held in São Paulo City, Brazil, from December 15-20, 2012.

The registration and submission of abstracts for TEXAS 2012 is now open and can be done at

The student registration fee is R$ 500 (~ USD 250); the early, till October 12th, regular registration fee is R$ 900 (~ USD 450); after October 12th the regular registration fee will be R$ 1,100 (~ USD 550).

Accommodations: The conference will be held at the Bourbon Convention Ibirapuera. Take advantage of the special rates available to the conference attendees ( There are also special prices for other hotels, and we are negotiating additional options, in particular the more economical ones.

Tours: there is a travel agency in charge of the city tour (

Visa: Have a look at for important information. In the case of any problem regarding this or other issues. Do not hesitate to get in touch with the LOC (

We look forward to seeing you in São Paulo City (also known as Sampa).

J.C.N. de Araujo
Texas 2012 - São Paulo - Brazil